Report on teh Creatures of Kenya’s Loima Hills

An interesting report on a survey for Desert Warthog in North West Kenya…

Turkana is Kenya’s most remote district. Located west of Lake Turkana in the north-west corner of the country, Turkana District has been high on our list of ‘warthog survey sites’ for years. When you think ‘desert’, you think ‘Turkana’…a logical place to search for desert warthog (scientific name Phacochoerus aethiopicus, Kiswahili name ‘ngiri’).

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  • Bob Berghaier

    Jon, I emailed this report to Michael Stern currently primate curator at the Denver Zoo. Michael and his wife Becka managed the Apoka Lodge in Uganda’s Kidepo Valley National Park a few years ago. Kidepo is close to the area of this survey. Michael emailed that he saw Gunther’s dik dik and patas monkeys with some frequency. He also saw warthogs which he did photograph. He said it would take a while but he planned to send me some in the future.

  • Dat NSFW

    Very energetic blog, I loved that a lot. Will there be a
    part 2?

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