Tracking Black Rhino on Foot in Community-Owned Sera Rhino Sanctuary, Northern Kenya
1 month ago - By National Geographic
A wind was blowing from the west, sending dust devils spinning across northern Kenya's plains as our guide, Sammy Lemiruni, explained how to track black rhino on foot.
We were in Samburu-land en route to Sera Rhino Sanctuary, which became the first sanctuary in East Africa to offer a pioneering rhino-tracking safaris to tourists in February 2017. I was privileged to be one of the first guests.
It was searingly hot: the rains were late and the gneiss rock face of Ololokwe, the monolith sacred to the Samburu tribe, was hazy in the shimmering heat. The snaking, ochre road was pot-holed and...
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