Rory Young in Reader’s Digest

Live Ops Begin

From Rory: In ops somewhere in Africa.. A little surprise party being prepared for some unwanted visitors..We have begun making arrests and seizing weapons. Several separate successful ops. Here are two suspects with weapons and contraband. Aluta continua!

New Video

I’m loading some of Rory Young’s video clips from our past training sessions. He may use some of these when he does his INBOUND15 interview/presentation in Boston next month. That event is not open to the public. We are planning an event for any Chengeta Wildlife supporters who would like to meet Rory. We don’t have […]

Onwards and Upwards!

My family and I have “been through the wars” lately, so to speak, and have needed to take a break in order to organize our new base in Europe. Thank you everybody for all the support and patience. We are all very grateful for the assistance and kind words that we have received regarding the […]

Nkhotakota – 81 Arrests

Written by Jamie Joseph on It’s twilight in Malawi when I catch Rory Young on the phone, camped out with his fellow rangers somewhere deep in the African bush. There is a sense of urgency in his voice, like he has many important things to tell me, but really there is so much more […]

Chengeta in NatGeo

Originally posted in National Geographic as Drones Can Curb Poaching, But They’re Much Costlier Than Alternatives Written by Patricia Raxter and Rory Young Across the globe poaching and wildlife crime are decimating species, from charismatic megafauna like African elephants and rhinos to small and adorable pangolins to brightly colored parrots. An estimated 100,000 African elephants […]

Black Mamba Morning

Written by Rory Young Interesting morning. We captured a poacher (2nd from left in the picture) and then just after taking the picture walked into a Black Mamba. The first two rangers and the poacher walked past it and then it came out of the grass and chased me and the ranger on the right […]

Just Getting Started

Written by Rory Young – Keep watching this space… Forty four arrests in last twenty four hours! And fifty five in the last forty eight! That has to be some sort of record… In the beautiful National Reserve where I am currently doing in ops training of Malawi DNPW rangers we are trying to make as big of […]

Stunning Success

Written by Rory Young – These thirty-odd men have just finished making 33 arrests during the in-operation portion of their advanced anti poaching and anti trafficking training organized and funded by and in Liwonde National Park in Malawi. To put that in perspective, they have made the same number of arrests of poachers and […]

Hello Mr. Poacher…

Rory Young shared this photo of a poacher’s tracks. Just to prove that I have been paying attention to Rory’s tracking lessons, I will tell you what I can about the person who made the tracks. From the large size I think that a man left these prints. Also male because the toes are close […]