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Safari entrepreneur killed by elephant in Kenya

The incident happened in a conservancy in Maralal

11-01-2021 by redazione

He was an experienced guide and safari entrepreneur well known throughout Kenya, Robert Cullens Murimi. With dozens and dozens of tours behind him and running two companies, Classic Safaris and Paws Africa Safaris. He is one of those people who is great to meet during the Kenya experience because he fills you with knowledge, stories and useful information to experience the beauty of the savannah.
Sadly, Robert was betrayed by what he loved most, the wilderness, when he was only 50 years old.
According to a police report in Maralal, Samburu, the 50-year-old Kenyan was killed yesterday by an elephant while hiking inside a conservancy, with a business partner and three rangers from the Kenya Wildlife Service, who managed to save themselves by fleeing from its sudden fury.
The precise contours of the story are not yet known, but what is unfortunately real is that Robert is no longer there. Here is part of the police report, which appeared on various national media and social networks.

"The body of an adult male believed to have been killed by an elephant in Nkoteiya conservancy, Kilimon locality, Mogul area.  Police officers from Maralal police station along with Kws officers visited the scene and found the body of the deceased lying inside the forest with multiple wounds on the body. Upon further investigation, we found the body of a Kenyan of Asian origin named Robert Cullens Murimi aged 50 years.
He had visited the conservancy with his business partner who is from Spain. The two were in the company of three rangers who had taken them on a hike inside the conservancy when a lone elephant attacked them.
The four of them ran for their lives, but the deceased could not escape."

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