A doctoral student visiting from Kenya shared in the Baraboo-based wildlife center’s Earth Day work Saturday after spending the week studying at its library.
“I think it’s a good activity and a good reason to bring people together,” Wanyoike Wamiti said. “We come together and think about the earth because we all rely on it, so we need to take care of it.”
Wamiti, who is studying the endangered grey crowned crane of Africa, works with the International Crane Foundation team in Kenya and came to visit its headquarters for about 10 days this month to assist with his research. He’s also a research scientist for the National Museums of Kenya.
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