Hyrax

Kitengela Land Conservation

Human expansion is threatening wildlife outside of Nairobi, Kenya.

For many years, local Maasai communities, their livestock, and wildlife comfortably shared the open grasslands surrounding Nairobi National Park in Kenya. But, as competition for land and water increased, more farmers started selling off segments of their land for development. As crop farming and fenced-off plots have increased, the once-open landscape near Kenya’s capital has become increasingly fragmented.

Hyrax

Humans are encroaching on hyra