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Published on Dec 27, 2012

Rhino Tempest Drones that secure wildlife from poaching and allow virtual viewing by wardens, researchers and tourists.

Please help us create a RHINO TEMPEST!
A new unmanned aerial vehicle designed to protect endangered rhino. Read on below to learn about Ol Pejeta's drone programme and our efforts to protect some of the last rhino in the world.

The conservancy contains 4 of the last 7 Northern White rhino in existence, a number of other endangered species, and the 'Big Five' (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino). Just imagine being one of the last seven humans alive (and no it is not as fun as your mind might be suggesting).

There is currently a poaching epidemic with countless rhino being slaughtered for their horns, which are believed to be a cure-all for illnesses. In a country with an average wage of just $1 a day, a rhino horn can bring in $12,000 (that's 1 night's work for over 30 years income.

For more information please follow this link http://www.indiegogo.com/olpejeta?c=home

You may also right to us via email on info@olpejetaconservancy.org


Have you ever thought of exploring the Bush on foot? This is your chance... Join our resident guides and rangers on an a trek around the Conservancy .

Guided bush walks on Ol Pejeta give you a chance to get close to nature and experience the very best in African wildlife viewing. Learn how to identify animal tracks, droppings & get close to wildlife that passes our track. Also discover the diverse flora and fauna that his found in the 90,000 acres as you are accompanied by an armed ranger.

Those taking a guided bush walk are required to wear camouflage clothing, a hat and carry drinking water.

Video courtesy Chip and Jill Isenhart

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