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Click on our post details to learn more about the bush meat threat around each camp, the number of rangers and vehicles per camp.

KENYA

Kenya Kimana Base (Bravo Kilo 1)Kimana Base (Bravo Kilo 1)

East of Amboseli National Park, a key wildlife dispersal area linking Amboseli and Tsavo. There is a community-owned wildlife sanctuary here where this outpost is based.

Kenya Ilmarba Base (Bravo Oscar 1)Ilmarba Base (Bravo Oscar 1)

Always a hot spot for elephant poaching, on the edge of the Kitenden Wildlife corridor, linking Amboseli with Mount Kilimanjaro. Works closely with Big Life Tanzania outposts on cross border-issues.

Kenya Rombo Base (Bravo Romeo 1)Rombo Base (Bravo Romeo 1)

To south east of Amboseli, close to the Tsavo, the furthest out of all the Big Life Outposts and the busiest in terms of elephant and bush meat poaching.

Kenya Osewan Base (Bravo Oscar 3)Osewan Base (Bravo Oscar 3)

Set in a huge, critical dispersal area west of Amboseli National Park for elephant in the wet seasons.

Kenya Esiteti Base (Bravo Oscar 2) Esiteti Base (Bravo Oscar 2)

Covers an important corridor for elephant and other wildlife that disperses into the west Kilimanjaro area of Tanzania from Amboseli National Park in Kenya. This outpost works very closely with the Big life Tanzania teams, and cross-border issues.

Ol Narika (funded by AWF, managed by Big Life)

This area is heavily used by Amboseli wildlife throughout the year, east of Amboseli Park, important corridor to Chyulu Hills.

Kenya Osobuku (funded by AWF, managed by Big Life) Osobuku (funded by AWF, managed by Big Life)

Set in the Amboseli- Kimana corridor where it joins Kimana sanctuary.

Killitome / Tawi (funded by AWF, managed by Big Life)

Just outside Amboseli National Park on eastern side, key position for securing one side of the Amboseli-Kimana corridor.

Nelepo (funded by AWF, managed by Big Life)

Set in the middle of Amboseli- Kimana corridor.

Chyulu Base a.k.a Kona Tatu (Bravo Mike 5)

Set in the lower slopes of the Chyulu Hills on the border of Chyulu National Park.

Kenya Lima Rhino Base Lima Rhino Base

Provides security for the remnant population of Black Rhino in western Chyulu.

Tracker Dog Unit

The base for the tracker dog team.

Kenya Mbirikani Mobile OneMbirikani Mobile One

Based centrally at Mbirikani village, this is the base for the rapid reaction unit.

Kenya Ol Donyo Wuas H.Q Ol Donyo Wuas H.Q

HQ for all Big Life operations and administration/communications centre.

Elerai Observation Post

On the edge of the Kitenden Wildlife corridor linking Amboseli with Mount Kilimanjaro. Works closely with Big Life Tanzania outposts on cross-border issues.

 

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