Monday, December 17, 2018

Video and photos confirm South Africa’s legendary Knysna elephants still exist

If you've ever travelled to the small town of Knysna on South Africa's southern coast, you may have heard tales of "forest" elephants that...

Elephant poaching in Zimbabwe still alarmingly high

A Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) report released last week to mark the United Nations World Wildlife Day ranked the wildlife...

Father and Son killed by a ranger in a mistaken identity case

A man and his son have been shot dead by a wildlife ranger while on an anti-poaching patrol in Zimbabwe, in an apparent case...

Two Rangers killed in Virunga National Park brings total number of ranger killings to...

Two rangers were killed after four ranger positions on the shores of Lake Edward in Virunga National Park were attacked by several heavily armed...

Malawi sets ablaze 2.6 tonnes of ivory

Malawi on Monday burned 2.6 tonnes of ivory smuggled from Tanzania after a cross-border dispute over whether the elephant tusks should be saved as...

Over 1300 Rhinos Killed in Africa in 2015

The mass slaughter of rhinos has increased for the sixth year in a row, according to grim new figures from international researchers. At least...

Namibia lauded for its Anti-Poaching Success

American ambassador Thomas Daughton praised the Namibian government this week for its efforts to prevent poaching in the country. Complementing the country for their...

Mali’s Elephants could be gone in just 3 years

Mali’s elephants, one of just two remaining desert herds in the world (Namibia is home to the only other known desert herd), will be...

African Lion Population in Massive Decline

Did you know that lions have now disappeared from as many as 16 African nations? Populations of African lions have declined by 42 percent...

Bringing the Quagga back from Extinction

Ever heard of the Quagga? The Quagga (Equus quagga quagga) is an extinct subspecies of plains zebra that lived in South Africa until the...

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