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Chobe River lions face an uncertain future

Lions in the Chobe River area face an uncertain future – pressured by human farmers to the north and a lack of new blood from the south


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The Mundari people of South Sudan

The Mundari people of South Sudan are a fascinating, traditional people with a cattle-based culture forging into the 21st century

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Elephant range is just a fraction of its potential

Africa’s elephants occupy just 17% of their possible range, their historical areas fragmented by human activity. There is potential for expansion – new research


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The restoration of Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa: A long-lost doctoral thesis by an ecologist far ahead of his time helps unleash the massive potential of Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique

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African grey parrots in traditional medicine

African grey parrots are targeted for medicinal and spiritual practices in West Africa. The trade is a significant threat to grey parrots – new research


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PROTECTING PARADISE – Mauritius

Mauritius – an island beach paradise that also offers volcanic mountains, ancient forest & incredible biodiversity – the perfect green safari

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It’s true – elephants are thriving in Namibia

Counting elephants is not easy. It itakes experience, skill and funding. The good news: elephants are thriving in Namibia.

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Forest elephants – vanishing ghosts

Forest elephants have finally been granted species status (something scientists have known for decades). With this has come the appalling IUCN classification of ‘critically endangered’

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Mandrill – a colourful character

The mandrill is a colourful, tool-using, socially complex monkey that lives in groups called hordes in the forests of western Central Africa.

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Translocating lions does not reduce conflict – research

New research from Botswana shows that translocating lions in conflict with livestock owners is expensive and results in high lion mortality, repeat offences and very little reduction in human-lion conflict.

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African canids – 11 fascinating species

Today, 11 African canids, from excitable African painted wolves and shrewd jackals to the tiny fox species, hunt the continent’s desert, alpine grassland, savanna and woodland.  

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Kasanka Bat Migration – an astonishing natural wonder

The Kasanka bat migration in Zambia is the largest mammal migration on planet earth. It’s a spectacular must-see for nature lovers