Anne Kent Taylor

By Anne Kent Taylor   “As in human populations, territorial  “punch-ups” frequently occur in the Animal Kingdom.   On January 17th, 2014 , in Kenya’s Masai Mara,  two lion prides tangled over their territorial rights, and a kill, resulting in one three month old cub becoming separated from her mother and pride.  One would assume that…

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By Anne Kent Taylor   “As in human populations, territorial  “punch-ups” frequently occur in the Animal Kingdom.   On January 17th, 2014 , in Kenya’s Masai Mara,  two lion prides tangled over their territorial rights, and a kill, resulting in one three month old cub becoming separated from her mother and pride.  One would assume that…

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National Geographic Big Cats Initiative grantee Anne Kent Taylor continues her updates from the field in Kenya this weekend. Her adventures this week include a giraffe rescue and an encounter with a chainsaw gang. Taylor has been using funding from the Big Cats Initiative to provide wire fencing to Kenya’s Maasai herders, on the basis…

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National Geographic Big Cats Initiative grantee Anne Kent Taylor sent another report from the field in Kenya this weekend. She writes about how fencing livestock enclosures with wire barriers has deterred not only the big cats–lions and leopards–from raiding domestic animals, but have also been an effective defence against honey badgers, which Taylor had not realized…

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National Geographic Big Cats Initiative grantee Anne Kent Taylor sent another dispatch from the field in Kenya’s Maasai Mara region. Her account details life among Africa’s wild big cats and the growing conflict between humans and animals competing for the same resources. Anne Kent Taylor’s National Geographic grant supports her work in providing chainlink fencing…

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With a hundred bomas, the traditional livestock enclosures of East Africa, now fenced against predators, it’s time to set the baseline of data to be collected to monitor the success of a National Geographic Big Cats Initiative project to reduce the conflict between wild lions and herders in Kenya’s Maasai Mara region. Big Cats Initiative grantee Anne…

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