KWS Warns of Roaming Lions in Lang’ata, Nairobi

The Kenya Wildlife Service on Thursday, May 16, cautioned residents of Lang’ata in Nairobi, about three roaming lions in the area.

According to the wildlife service, it received reports about the three lions last evening after they were allegedly sighted near Langata Women’s Prison in Nairobi.

In response, the KWS Problem Animal Control team promptly mobilized and conducted a thorough search of the area.

However, after a long night of searching for the wild animals, the officers’ efforts to intervene hit the rocks after they were unable to spot the lions.

“KWS continues to monitor the situation closely and remains on high alert. Ensuring the safety of the public is our top priority,” KWS noted in a statement.

Following the latest development, residents of Lang’ata were urged to stay vigilant and report any wildlife sights to the KWS officers.

“We urge residents to stay vigilant and report any wildlife sightings to the KWS 24-hour hotline number 0800 597 000 or WhatsApp 0726 610509 for immediate intervention,” the wildlife service stated.

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