The second issue of SWARA 2011 - volume 34, Number 2, April-June 2011, Endangered Species special - is ready and should be coming to your mail box any time soon. This issue looks at the intricacies of conserving some of the most endangered large mammals and their habitats. Exceptional authors look at the new threat to the Maasai Mara that is posed by invasion of the noxious alien weed, Parthenium, the delicate task of artificial breeding of rhinos, conservation of the little known but highly endangered Hirola antelope among others.
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THEY CAME, THEY SAW, THEY COUNTED - A team of Kenyan conservationists details the nitty gritty business of counting how many of the precious Hirola remain.