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Beisa Oryx of Lolldaiga Hills Ranch

Carly Butynski, Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

One of the most striking residents of Lolldaiga Hills Ranch, the Beisa Oryx Oryx beisa beisa, is a timid but distinctive figure in the northern savannas and semi-arid bushlands of the property.


Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) of Laikipia County

By Yvonne de Jong & Tom Butynski, Lolldaiga Hills Research Programme & Eastern Africa Primate Diversity and Conservation Program

Waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus, one of biggest antelopes on Lolldaiga Hills Ranch (Laikipia County, central Kenya), are found throughout the Ranch but prefer the higher grasslands and vegetation along the streams and dams of central and south Lolldaiga.


Research on the impact of livestock production on natural resources in eastern Laikipia

Michael Herger, Master degree student in Geography, University of Bern, Switzerland

It is early morning on 8 December 2016 and my driver, Dennis, and I are leaving Nanyuki and heading to the field. It’s a perfectly clear morning. We are lucky to catch a glimpse of majestic Mount Kenya, a rather rare happening during the short rains.