Poaching in Kenya Hits an Unpredictable Level

Published on Aug 12, 2013

There is growing concern in Kenya over rising levels of poaching. So far, 190 elephants and 35 rhinos have been lost to poachers since the beginning of this year. The latest incident of poaching was reported on Friday last week; at the Nairobi national park a day after the government formed a special unit of security officers to boost the fight against wildlife poaching. Sally Mbilu reports on the growing menace of poaching and the threat it poses to the country’s wildlife.