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Video: Lions return to Malawi’s Liwonde National Park

African Parks has completed a series of lion translocations as part of wider efforts to restore Malawi’s parks; and for the first time in 20 years, a population of the iconic predators has been re-established in Liwonde National Park.

10 reasons to be bonkers about bongos

In the dense undergrowth of tropical Africa lies the timid bongo with its boring bottom and long lyre-shaped horns. Find out more about what makes this striped species so special.

Lion royalty returns to Rwanda

7 lions to travel from KwaZulu Natal to Akagera National Park in Rwanda as part of project to restore local biodiversity in the Park.

On guard in Odzala

50 candidates have been pre-selected from 228 applicants to participate in the second, eco-guard training programme in Odzala-Kokoua National Park in the Congo.

Dogs save African greys in Congo

Meet Rick and Shon, the dogs who helped rescue two African grey parrots, a crocodile and turtles on a canine mission in the Congo.

Rooting for trees

Bangweulu Wetlands law enforcement team successfully stops illegal timber trading in Zambia.

Head of law enforcement at Liuwa shot dead by poachers

African Parks regrets to announce the tragic death of Dexter Chilunda, park ranger in charge of law enforcement, at Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia. Dexter was shot in the chest by a suspected poacher after investigating gunshots that had been heard by park rangers.

Chad sets fire to ivory stockpile

The President of the Republic of Chad, his excellency Idriss Déby Itno, lit the fire destroying his country’s 1.1 ton stockpile of ivory.

Two lion cubs born in Liuwa

Two lion cubs have been sighted in Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia, significantly marking the first birth of lion cubs in the park for well over 10 years.

21 elephant calves a testimony to anti-poaching efforts

Twenty-one new elephant calves have been sighted at Zakouma National Park in the Republic of Chad, marking a turnaround in the fortune of the park’s beleaguered elephant herds which had been decimated by poaching in recent years.

Wild dogs collared in the name of research

An alpha female has been re-collared and two young wild dogs collared for the first time in the 13 member-strong pack at Liuwa Plain National Park in Zambia, in anticipation of a natural split in the group. Read the full story here.