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Spotlight on Giraffes - Did you know?

Spotlight on Giraffes - Did you know? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Did you know?

Giraffes tend to roam in groups up to 32 individuals.

These groups change often, but usually consist of mothers, calves and young males. As males grow older, they distance themselves from the group.

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The Three Rs For Preserving African Wildlife

The Three Rs For Preserving African Wildlife | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
If you are like me you probably think preserving African wildlife is as simple as 1,2,3. If it were so the status of wild animals and birds woul
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These Breathtaking Photos Of African Wildlife Will Make You Want To Fight To Save Them

These Breathtaking Photos Of African Wildlife Will Make You Want To Fight To Save Them | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Will Burrard Lucas aims to inspire people to celebrate and conserve the natural world through his wildlife photography in Africa.
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Proof Lights Keep Wild Lions Away From Cattle

Proof Lights Keep Wild Lions Away From Cattle | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
No dead livestock equals a happy farmer after a pride of fifteen wild lions are scared off by lights and sirens provided by Walking For Lions.
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A small team in Tanzania is using nothing but lights to save lions and leopards

A small team in Tanzania is using nothing but lights to save lions and leopards | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The Tanzania Lion Illumination Project says it has a cheap, simple, and scaleable way to reduce human-wildlife conflict.
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Kids Sell Lemonade to Save Baby Monkeys

Kids Sell Lemonade to Save Baby Monkeys | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Even young kids can get involved in wildlife conservation, this group decided to save baby monkeys.
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Visit Bambelela to Meet Baby Vervet Monkey "Nikela"

Visit Bambelela to Meet Baby Vervet Monkey "Nikela" | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
In 2015 close to 30 orphaned baby Vervet monkeys arrived at Bambelela Primate Rescue Center.
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3 Things To Know About Saving Wildlife - YouTube

Is it okay to keep wild animals in captivity to preserve them? What is real wildlife conservation about? What do false economies have to do with rhino poaching? Insights from three very different wildlife conservationists...

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The Woman Saving African Animals

The Woman Saving African Animals | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Margrit Harris is the Woman Saving African Animals. She is the Founder of Nikela, a US-based non-profit organisation dedicate

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PODCAST Five Things We Can Learn From Wildlife Conservationists

PODCAST Five Things We Can Learn From Wildlife Conservationists | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
It’s with the small wildlife conservationists where their and maybe our future lies The initial intention of  this story was to highlight the common struggles of small wildlife conservationists. As I wrote I realized the amazing strengths these have developed and what us ordinary folk stand to learn from this dedicated group of people. (Watch …
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African Wild Dog - Spotlight on a Vanishing Species - Nikela: Blogging about African Wildlife and the people who protect them to raise awareness and some funds.

African Wild Dog - Spotlight on a Vanishing Species - Nikela: Blogging about African Wildlife and the people who protect them to raise awareness and some funds. | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
A primer on the African wild dog, also called the hunting dog, a rapidly vanishing species in East Africa.
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What You Might Not Know About Painted Dogs

What You Might Not Know About Painted Dogs | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
They run in packs, hunt strategically as a team and take care of their own, they are the Painted Dogs of Africa.
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Look what an Orphaned Baboon Inspired

Come see an unlikely miracle in Zimbabwe. Young Baye Pigors may just have what it takes to pull off creating Bulawayo's first wildlife center. Join us... Tra...
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You Can Help Count Wild Lions

How many wild lions are there left? This is the question Marnus with Walking For Lions needs to know to dertermine how effective using lights and sirens ha
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Three Of The Most Endangered Mammals of Africa

Three Of The Most Endangered Mammals of Africa | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Bet you'll be surprised who makes this undesirable list of the most endangered mammals of Africa we were.
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Spotlight on Antelope Species in Africa

Spotlight on Antelope Species in Africa | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
An update on the graceful and unique antelope species native to Africa
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What it takes to save a wildlife specie - Bearded Vulture

What it takes to save a wildlife specie - Bearded Vulture | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Wildlife conservationists attempt to save a wildlife specie close to extinction, namely the Bearded Vulture an amazingly beautiful raptor.
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Save Baby Vervets One Monkey At A Time - YouTube

A visit to meet baby 'Nikela' Isn't she adorable?

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Hippo and Croc: Tag You're it! - YouTube

A young hippo enjoys playing 'tag' with a rather reluctant crocodile.
After 'playing' in the water the 'game' moves to the embankment where the crocodile is 'saved' by newcomers to the waterhole.
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Tracking African Wildlife - New Perspective 

Tracking African Wildlife - New Perspective  | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Unique encounters while tracking African Wildlife for 5 days on foot.
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If Animals Could Speak, Here's What They'd Say [Infographic] 

If Animals Could Speak, Here's What They'd Say [Infographic]  | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Here's what the animals would say if they could speak our language. Presented in an Infographic.
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People Doing Good For Wildlife – Meet Natalie Kyriacou

People Doing Good For Wildlife – Meet Natalie Kyriacou | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
It is a pleasure to meet people doing good for wildlife and to hear their unique stories.
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Celebrate! #WorldWildlifeDay Video of Africa's Amazing Wildlife 

Celebrate! #WorldWildlifeDay Video of Africa's Amazing Wildlife  | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Africa's majestic icons are its wildlife. Ride along with Margrit & Russ on a mission to help people saving wildlife #NikelaAfrica
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Little Elephant Acts Tough - Curious Wildlife Behaviors

This little elephant thought he was really tough chasing these kudu off the waterhole, but then something interesting happened! While travelling to find peop...
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Infographics, Images, Info About Awesome African Wildlife Species

Infographics, Images, Info About Awesome African Wildlife Species | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Africa is home to some of the most beautiful wildlife species. Many are in trouble, their numbers dwindling due to poaching, trophy hunting, habitat loss.
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Rangers Recover Deadly Snares

Rangers Recover Deadly Snares | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Being a conservation ranger out on patrol is about being observant at all times and being prepared to cover huge distances. Areas covered need to be carefully checked for signs of any poaching activity. Bush meat poaching using snares and/or dogs is a constant threat that destroys countless numbers of animals across protected areas and poachers will often return again and again to favorite areas. A blog post on conservation rangers recovering snares by Peter Chadwick
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