Research in the Mara

A small library of research and articles relevant to the Mara Triangle, Maasai Mara National Reserve, and the Greater Mara Ecosystem.

An Apparent Decline in the Maasai Mara Black Rhino Population
M.J. Walpole & P. Bett; 1999
Density, distribution, population structure & social organisation of the rhino
Density, distribution, population structure and social organisation of the black rhinoceros in Masai Mara Game Reserve; J.G. Mukinya; 1973.
Factors Affecting the Recovery of the Maasai Mara Rhino Population
Matt Walpole, Geoffrey Karanja, Noah Sitati & Nigel Leader-Williams; 2003.
Feeding and drinking habits of the black rhinoceros in Maasai Mara Game Reserve
J. G. Mukinya; 1977
Population Trend and Distribution of the Hippopotamus in Mara Region
E.M. Kanga, J.O. Ogutu, H. Olff & P. Santema; 2011
Lethal and non-lethal anthropogenic effects on spotted hyenas in the Maasai Mara
Wiline M. Pangle & Kay Holekamp; 2010
Nesting status of African White-backed Vultures Gyps africanus in the Masai Mara
M. Virani1, P. Kirui, A. Monadjem, S. Thomsett & M. Githiru; 2010
Dynamics of Mara-Serengeti ungulates in relation to land use changes
J.O. Ogutu, H.P. Piepho, H.T. Dublin & R.S. Reid; 2008
Status of Black Rhinos in Maasai Mara Game Reserve
Morgan-Davies; 1996.
Blessings and Burdens of Charismatic Mega-Fauna
How Taita and Maasai Communities Deal with Wildlife Protection in Kenya.Vanessa Wijngaarden; 2008.
Assessing Wildlife Distribution and Population Trends in the Greater Mara
Louisa Richmond-Coggan; 2006.
Declining Rural Populations and the Future of Biodiversity
Missing the Forest for the Trees?Truman P. Young; 2006.
Cheetah Census in Kenya
Wallace Isaboke & Milkah Kahiu.East African Wild Life Society; 2004-5.
Inventory of Free-Ranging Lions Panthera leo in Africa
H. Bauer and S. Van Der Merwe; 2004.
Partnerships in Community-Based Ecotourism Projects
Experiences from the Maasai Region, Kenya. Volume 1.Marcel M.E.M. Rutten; 2004.
The Mara Count 2002
People, Wildlife and Livestock in the Mara EcosystemReid et al.; 2003.
Maasai Mara Count Website
Long-Term Changes in Serengeti & Maasai Mara Wildebeest and Land Cover
Pastoralism, population, or policies?K. Homewood et al.; 2001.
Patterns of Population Subdivision in the African Wild Dog
Patterns of population subdivision, gene flow and genetic variability in the African wild dog (Lycaon pictus).D.J. Girman et al.; 2001.
Population Dynamics and Future Conservation of a Free-Ranging Black Rhinoceros
M.J. Walpole et al.; 2000.
Population Trends of Mara Resident Wildebeest and Influencing Factors
Wilter K. Ottichil, Jan de Leeua, Herbert H.T. Prins; 1999.
Tourism Raised Problems in Maasai Mara National Park
Medini Bhandari; 1999.
The Ecology of the Earth’s Grazing Ecosystems
Profound Functional Similarities Exist between the Serengeti and Yellowstone.D. A. Frank et al.; 1998.
Rabies among African Wild Dogs in the Maasai Mara, Kenya
P.W. Kat, K.A. Alexander et al.; 1996.
African Wild Dogs Endangered by a Canine Distemper
African Wild Dogs (Lycaon Pictus) Endangered by a canine distemper epizootic among domestic dogs near the Masai Mara National Reserve.Kathleen A. Alexander & Max J. G. Appel; 1994.
Serologic Survey of Selected Canine Pathogens among Free-Ranging Jackals
K.A. ALexander et al.; 1994.
Antibodies to Brucella Spp. among Blue Wildebeest and African Buffalo in Kenya
S. Waghela & L. Karstad; 1986.