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Decoding science

Keeping an eye on predators

Attacks on livestock by wild predators is a common problem in Africa – and scientists say that painting eyes on cattle backsides could help

Photo Galleries

A Black and White Photo Safari

An exquisite gallery of black and white images that will have you contacting Africa Geographic about your next safari

News

Caged white lions kill owner

White lions have killed their owner at a lodge near Hoedspruit. 2 years ago the same lions attacked two firewood collectors, killing one

Natural history

Are Namibia’s carnivores at risk? Calling on citizen scientists

Namibia is conducting an assessment of its carnivores and you can help by using an app to report your sightings as a citizen scientist

Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Natural history, Uganda

Bwindi

Bwindi is the fairy-tale forest we dreamed about as children; it is also where you can meet and spend time with gentle mountain gorillas

Decoding science, Kruger, South Africa

“Living dead” – elephants in Kruger NP are sterilizing palm trees, says research

Elephants feeding on fan palm trees are preventing the palms from reaching full size & reproductive potential in Kruger NP, says new study

Hunting, Opinion Editorial

Lion trophy hunting – we interview Craig Packer

We interview researcher and conservationist Craig Packer about lion trophy hunting – with a focus on Tanzania, his former home

Photo Galleries, Photographer of the Year

Mud

This fantastic photo gallery of wildlife coated in mud will have you contacting Africa Geographic to arrange your next safari

News

Elephant kills safari guide in Greater Kruger

An elephant has killed a safari guide in Thornybush Nature Reserve, Greater Kruger. The tragedy occurred while the guide was conducting a routine fence patrol

Natural history

Sitatunga

The sitatunga is Africa’s only amphibious antelope; specially adapted to their habitat by virtue of elongated, widely splayed hooves

Decoding science, Madagascar

Tiny primate: new species of mouse lemur discovered

Scientists have discovered a new species of mouse lemur in Madagascar – which is already threatened by habitat loss & climate change

roan
Decoding science, Natural history

Roan antelope conservation challenges

Roan antelope populations have dropped to perilously low levels, and there is every chance they could disappear from the areas such as Kruger National Park