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The three-legged painted wolves of Manyoni

The team at Manyoni spring into action to rescue two endangered painted wolves, an alpha female and male, after both suffering from serious leg injuries on separate occasions.

Pangolin research at Tswalu

Fascinating new research on ground pangolins is under way and should help us to learn more about these shy and elusive mammals and how they move within their home ranges.

NEWS WRAP: 3-month-old baby elephant rescued + pangolins returned to the wild

In the latest news wrap a three-month-old baby elephant has been rescued after being found wandering on its own in the Maputo Special Reserve in Mozambique; three pangolins have been released back into the wild in Malawi after being confiscated; an almost blind collared elephant bull was successfully treated for serious injuries after a suspected tusking by another bull; and South African National Parks (SANParks) has begun dehorning selected rhino cows in the southern reaches of Kruger National Park to reduce the impact of poaching losses on its population.

Giraffes may receive USA protection after lawsuit

Giraffes may at last qualify for USA protection after a lawsuit filed by conservation groups. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that giraffes may qualify for protection under America’s Endangered Species Act.

Cheering for the cheetahs

Good news for cheetah conservation as the latest female cheetah to be introduced to Manyoni Private Game Reserve has successfully given birth to a litter of four cubs!

There’s a bat in my bedroom!

A nature conservation student shares her first impressions after a few weeks at the Karoo Lodge Conservancy, located in the Karoo in South Africa.

NEWS WRAP: World’s largest ivory seizure + captive lion breeding here to stay, says DEA

In this week’s news wrap Vietnamese customs have seized over nine tonnes of ivory in a container shipment from the Republic of Congo, thought to be the largest ivory seizure ever made; the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has proposed that the captive lion breeding industry should continue; three KwaZulu-Natal rhino poachers have finally been convicted after a 10-year trial; celebrities have called on European Union to protect giraffes from wildlife trade; and Japan is to make carbon dating of ivory mandatory for trade, tightening controls on oft-criticised market.