By Lydia Ngoolo
More than 800 elephants have been killed since 2011, a wildlife conservationist has said.
Warden in charge of Kora National Park, Willson Njue said 98 rhinos were also killed within the same period.
He said three elephants were killed last month by herdsmen believed to be from Somali.
Njue said only 200 lions remain in Kenya .
He said poaching poses a major risk to the survival of wildlife in parks.
Prominent people have been urged to declare their source of wealth. This is as a result of numerous engagements of illegal businesses by some of the senior leaders in Kenya.
Kenya Wildlife Service director William Kiprono asked the government to investigate cases of poaching in the country.
“We are surprised because some people have been involved in poaching to gain wealth, we cannot condone this anymore,” he said.
Kiprono spoke during the celebrations to mark the 24th year since the death of Kora national park founder George Adamson. More....