Conservation know-how and political will can help animals battling the threat of dwindling populations to survive...
“The most wonderful thing about Tiggers is I’m the only one,” boasts AA Milne’s exuberant creation. But Hundred Acre Wood is the only habitat where devastatingly low population figures are a subject of joy and mirth. For species like the northern white rhino, with only five individuals left in the world, the struggle for survival is no laughing matter.
Smaller populations are more vulnerable to environmental catastrophes, the negative consequences of inbreeding and even sheer bad luck, such as randomly skewed sex ratios. “If there are very few of you and you all have offspring, there is a good chance that maybe all those offspring will be one sex,” explains Dr Philip Stephens from Durham University....
The recent arrest of another two suspects on charges related to rhino poaching indicates that the task teams formed to deal with the crime are hard at work and that their work is bearing fruit‚ police said.
“Please, let’s stop talking about illegal trade in wildlife. It’s not illegal trade – it’s crime,” says John Sellar, an independent anti-smuggling, fraud and organised crime consultant who spoke at a breakfast seminar organised by the South African Institute of International Affairs and the Conservation Action Trust in Cape Town last month.
Wildlife Margrit's insight:
Let's call a spade a spade... it simply is not a shovel!
The annual Rhino Charge has over the past 27 years established itself as a prime fund raising event, supporting initially just conservation but of late also supporting the different host communities, where the annual event is being held....
The man is Jeremy Taylor and he has decided to donate his middle-age milestone to rhinos. "Rather than just spending my 40th thinking, 'ugh, I'm 40,' I wanted to put a positive spin on it," Taylor told The Dodo....
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