A survey shows that elephants are losing their tusks as a rapid and effective evolutionary response to the threat of extinction by ivory poachers. But the animals are paying a heavy price for survival.
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3 rhino die after getting stuck in mud News24 Bloemfontein - Three rhino died after becoming stuck in mud at a Free State nature reserve in August, a provincial environmental spokesperson said on Monday.
In July 2013, South Africa’s Department of Environmental Affairs released its “Rhino Issue Management” report, a 46-page attempt at making the case for trading in rhino horns. The document has since received an unflinchingly candid review by former Chief of Enforcement for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), John M. Sellar.
Daily Mail Lion cub causes uproar by chomping on its dad in a bid to make him play Daily Mail The cheeky cub can be seen tugging on his father's mane, chewing on his fur and even smacking him on the end of the nose in a bid to entice him to play.
National Geographic Elephant Poachers Poison Hundreds of Vultures to Evade Authorities National Geographic With wildlife authorities struggling to save the remaining tuskers, there has been little attention paid to the other casualties of elephant...
New Zimbabwe.com Poachers kill 41 elephants at Hwange New Zimbabwe.com POACHERS killed 41 elephants at Hwange National Park by poisoning pools with deadly chemical cyanide, officials confirmed Thursday.
Horsetalk Video series aims to combat wildlife poaching Horsetalk Zebras, elephants, rhinos, tigers and other animals are being increasingly slaughtered by poachers and criminal gangs armed with military-grade weapons, night-vision scopes and more.
Increased small wildlife poaching in the Tsavo Conservation Area worries experts The Standard Digital News The anti-poaching measures recently introduced include the use of surveillance drones, and conservations now report that a notorious criminal...
Capital FM Kenya S.Africa sentences trio to 16 years for killing rhinos Capital FM Kenya JOHANNESBURG, Aug 30 – A South African court on Friday sentenced three Mozambicans to 16 years in prison for killing a female white rhinoceros and its calf...
Will Rhino Dehorning Stop Poaching? AllAfrica.com The rhinos currently being moved to Borana Wildlife Conservancy from Lake Nakuru National Park and Lewa Conservancy are dehorned in a bid to reduce poaching.
Police crack down on poachers Eyewitness News The latest arrests were made overnight as police swooped in on a village outside Kruger National Park. Several hunting weapons as well as ammunition have also been recovered.
E! Online Prince William to Speak at Inaugural Tusk Conservation Awards E! Online While it was recently revealed that Prince William and Kate Middleton would be attending the inaugural Tusk Conservation Awards on Sept.