Kenya | 14 rhinos to be moved to Tsavo East NP to help secure them from poaching threats
NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenya Wildlife Service has started moving 14 black rhinos to a sanctuary in the south east of the country to offer a more secure location for the endangered species.
Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) personnel check a tranquillized female black rhino before transporting it as part of a rhino translocation exercise In the Nairobi National Park, Kenya. REUTERS/Baz Ratner
Eight rhinos from a national park in the capital Nairobi and six from a wildlife reserve in the Rift Valley will be moved to Tsavo East National Park rhino sanctuary in the southeast near the coast, Tourism Minister Najib Balala said on Tuesday as the move started.