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Joyce’s travel diary Sri Lanka

15/09/08
I arrived in Sri Lanka in the afternoon and Manori was at the airport to meet me. We had an hour long drive through traffic to the other side of town to....
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A funny encounter with Asian elephants

Anita mentioned in a recent comment that her favourite photographs of ours are one of an elephant peering into the car and another of an elephant biting the spare tire. They are some of....
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The sad death of a gentle elephant

On 30 January we posted a message entitled ....
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Troubled times - for people and wildlife

Tourists  and elephants in AmboseliAmboseli is one of Kenya’s highest revenue....
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Meeting the elephant Hazel

In a posting on 1st January I mentioned that we had seen in the central part of the park many of the families that live in the western corner of the park and in Tanzania. As Amboseli's....
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Report from field trip 14 December 2007 to 13. January 2008

Our month long field trip was very productive, despite being in a country in turmoil. The situation in Amboseli was quiet, and even more so with fewer and fewer tourists....
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16. January – Back in our office

Our return to Norway and our office took quite some time. At Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Sunday morning we were told that our flight had already left – Petter’s ticket....
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8-9. January – Meeting Kilimanjaro elephants

Our last day of playbacks ended with an extraordinary meeting with visitors to Amboseli National Park – a group of elephants from the Tanzanian slopes of Kilimanjaro. These....
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7. January 2008 – A tough day with need for contemplation

Today was for me, personally, a difficult and challenging day. A year ago today, the day we returned from another month long Amboseli field trip, I lost a 22 year old son. As a....
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5-6 January 2008 – Amboseli is getting hotter and drier

While the political temperature seems to be cooling down a bit, Amboseli is getting hotter and drier. Both the short and long rains failed last year, and with only a few millimeters of....
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Report from field trip 14 December 2007 to 13. January 2008


Date added: 2008-01-23 12:16:16
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16. January – Back in our office


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8-9. January – Meeting Kilimanjaro elephants


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7. January 2008 – A tough day with need for contemplation


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