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News

NEWSDESK: Pangolins off China’s medicine list + Give my rhino horns back + Pangolins in Crisis

NEWSDESK – Latest wildlife news coming out of Africa: Pangolins off China’s medicine list + Give my rhino horns back + Pangolins in Crisis

Rafiki
News, Poaching

POACHED: Silverback mountain gorilla Rafiki killed – big blow for conservation tourism

Rafiki, one of Uganda’s most loved mountain gorilla silverbacks, has been killed by poachers in Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Natural history

An elephant named Fortunate has his research collar removed

Mining, research collars and how an elephant named Fortunate played a crucial part in ongoing research to save the species

Photo Galleries

Rescued green mamba eggs hatching

A fantastic gallery of images showing the hatching eggs of a green mamba. The rescued mother and babies were released back to the wild

Coronavirus
News

NEWSDESK: How Namibia is outsmarting illegal wildlife traders + China upgrades native pangolin protection to panda level + China’s changing wildlife policies

NEWSDESK: How Namibia is outsmarting illegal wildlife traders + China upgrades native pangolin protection to panda level + China’s changing wildlife policies

Decoding science, Natural history

Lion evolution according to genome sequencing

Scientists have used genome sequencing of lions to reveal the evolutionary history of living & extinct lion species.

Photo Galleries, Photographer of the Year (AGPOY)

Photographer of the Year 2020 Winners

These fantastic images from WINNERS in Africa Geographic’s Photographer of the Year will have you contacting AG to arrange your next safari

News

Open letter calls on the World Tourism Organization to ban wildlife interactions

Animal welfare & tourism groups call on the United Nations World Tourism Organization to ban captive wildlife tourism interactions

Decoding science, Natural history

20mm pygmy seahorse discovered in South Africa

A divemaster has discovered a new species of pygmy seahorse in a sandy coral reef in Sodwana Bay, South Africa, that is only 20 mm long.

Chinko
News

5,5 million hectare Chinko basin in CAR now under African Parks management

5,5 million hectare Chinko basin now under African Parks management – 25 year agreement signed with Central African Republic government

Natural history

The 10 cat species of Africa

Africa has 10 cat species, from the iconic lion and leopard to tiny secretive species that few people have seen or even heard of.

Photo Galleries, Photographer of the Year (AGPOY)

Photographer of the Year 2020 Finalists

These fantastic images from FINALISTS in Africa Geographic’s Photographer of the Year will have you contacting AG to arrange your next safari