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Ranger of the month: January 2016 Medium
February 13, 2016

It’s hard to think straight when you’ve got a lion on your roof, but a warrior’s spear had already glanced off the car and Seiko had to act fast. He put his foot down and the little Suzuki 4x4 went crashing through the bush…

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BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, APRIL 2015: MOLOIMET LEGOS Medium
May 19, 2015

By mid afternoon, the warriors found their quarry, resting under a bush. Seemingly aware of the futility of running, the full-grown male lion stood and charged. At the same instant, Moloimet Legos stepped forward and launched the first spear…

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BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, NOVEMBER 2014: SENIOR SERGEANT LEKINA OLEMPUMPU Medium
December 6, 2014

Anti-poaching rangers are strong, courageous individuals. They spend whole days patrolling the bush, tracking poachers, and keeping the peace between wildlife and humans. It takes an even stronger character to lead these men…

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BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, AUGUST: DICKSON NTAWUASA Medium
October 2, 2014

A rhino named Dickson, who would have thought? Certainly not the man himself when he stepped in his new position as a ranger 22 years ago....

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BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH JUNE 2014: SERGEANT UNGANI MPOMPOET Medium
July 21, 2014

Through June, it was the leadership of Mpompoet that helped his team to capture a gang of game meat poachers operating in the area...

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BIG LIFE RANGERS OF THE MONTH, MAY 2014: THE COMMITTED TEAM OF MOBILE ONE Medium
June 14, 2014

Our ranger unit collectively known as Mobile One, pack up their fireworks and walk back to the vehicle. It’s 2am. This farm is safe, for now....

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BIG LIFE RANGER OF THE MONTH, April 2014: SERGEANT NTEKEYO KATANKI Medium
May 15, 2014

The buffalo thundered past Big Life ranger Ntekeyo Katanki, throwing him clean off his feet. Weighing up to 2000 pounds, the force behind one of these full-grown animals is extreme....

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Ranger of the Month March 2014 : Justus Nzioki, Rhino Man Medium
March 28, 2014

The sleeping rhino awoke and charged. She killed Justus’ father, while Justus watched from a nearby tree. At age 15, Justus became the man of the household and sole breadwinner for his mother, two brothers, a sister and his paternal grandparents....

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RANGER OF THE THE MONTH, FEBRUARY 2014: FRANCIS LEGEI, BIG LIFE KENYA’S COMMANDING OFFICER, CO-ORDINATOR OF POACHER PEKEI’S CAPTURE. Medium
February 26, 2014

Each month, we will announce one ranger who through his outstanding achievements, has been selected as Ranger of the Month.

For the month of February, one achievement, one operation was quite clearly of a higher quality than all the others. This was the arrest of Pekei, the infamous poacher and alleged killer of Qumquat, her family and countless other elephants....

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