Monthly Archives: November 2010

Elephant shooting at Sonjo

A group of eight bulls recently ventured outside the Udzungwa Mountains National Park boundaries, potentially to raid crops. Two of the males were tuskless (see photo). Park rangers herded the group back toward the park. Though the exact circumstances are not clear, it later transpired that one of the bulls had been shot. This bull […]

September visit to Mtandika corridor

In September, we visited the Mtandika corridor, on the northern side of the Udzungwa Mountains, where Abbas Lukinga, MS student at Sokoine University of Agriculture, will carry out his fieldwork supervised by Professor Ben Mutayoba and in collaboration with UEP. After speaking with villagers, Abbas learned that there are still five active routes used by […]