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Kenya’s Cattle Ranchers Conserve Wild Hartebeests—and Lion Predators

Kenya’s Cattle Ranchers Conserve Wild Hartebeests—and Lion Predators

Candice Gaukel Andrews July 28, 2020 0

Hartebeests—the narrow-faced, savanna-adapted and unusual-looking African antelope that are native to more than 25 African countries—are on a downhill population slide. The African Wildlife Foundation estimates that there are about 360,000 of them left

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Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Video: Elephants and Lions Align Against Rhinos

Candice Gaukel Andrews March 24, 2020 0

The term Africa’s Big Five means something quite different today than it did when it was coined in the late 1800s during the continent’s colonial period. Then, it referenced the animals—Cape buffalo (or African buffalo),

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lazy Day

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lazy Day

Steve Selden October 4, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a photo of a lion resting in a tree in Africa. Photographer

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: King of the Savannah

Wildlife Photo of the Week: King of the Savannah

Steve Selden August 16, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a portrait of a lion in South Africa. Photographer Wesley Whitfield captured

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lion Brothers

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Lion Brothers

Steve Selden June 21, 2019 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we chose a photo of two male lions. Photographer Susan Topper watched these two

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Wildlife Photo of the Week: Sleeping Lion

Wildlife Photo of the Week: Sleeping Lion

Kendal Bower November 16, 2018 0

Every Friday, we choose our favorite photo of the week from our Wildlife Photo of the Day website. This week we selected a sleeping lion. Photographer Sue Marchesiello was on safari in Ishasha National Park, Uganda

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Carnivore Stories from Botswana

Carnivore Stories from Botswana

WWF April 18, 2018 0

Botswana is one of five adjacent countries within whose borders lies KAZA, the Kavango-Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area, the world’s largest transboundary conservation area. While KAZA is important as the stronghold of half of Africa’s

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The Skeleton Coast, Namibia

The Skeleton Coast, Namibia

WWF February 7, 2018 0

Few tourists have ever ventured here. It is a place famous for whale bones, lions, fur seals, and ship wrecks. The Skeleton Coast is unusually beautiful and getting there is the adventure of a

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