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Nikela Volunteer Visits Raptor Center with Donation Check

Nikela Volunteer Visits Raptor Center with Donation Check | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Jessica Immelman handed off donation check from Nikela to Shannon Hoffman at Africa’s largest Bird of Prey Sanctuary to protect the endangered Bearded Vulture.
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#WildlifeWednesday Interesting Fact About Leopards and Their Spots

#WildlifeWednesday Interesting Fact About Leopards and Their Spots | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Did you know a leopard's coat, pattern and spot size may vary depending on where it lives?

Learn more about this iconic animal.

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Cuddling Cubs – Discover The Darker Side Of Big Cat “Conservation”

Cuddling Cubs – Discover The Darker Side Of Big Cat “Conservation” | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
With their soft fur, padded paws and playful nature, big cat cubs are undeniably irresistible so it’s little surprise that cub petting is such a lucrative industry around the world. In this blog I talk to Chris Mercer, co-founder of CACH (Campaign Against Canned Hunting) and Judi Gounaris, a Conservationist in Southern Africa to find out more.
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Saving Lions from the Cub Petting and Canned Hunting Industry

Saving Lions from the Cub Petting and Canned Hunting Industry | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
One woman with a great deal of tenacity about saving lions with her rescue efforts and photo safari business.
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Wildlife conservation hub to be established in Victoria Falls

THE Africa Albida Tourism group says it plans to establish a wildlife conservation hub in Victoria Falls to be known as Santonga Park as part of efforts to provide research and educational facilities for wildlife conservation.
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Where Have All The Cheetahs Gone?

Where Have All The Cheetahs Gone? | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
It may surprise you that there are less than 10,000 Cheetahs left in the wilds today!
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Rescued Lion Cubs Reunion with their Rescuers

Rescued Lion Cubs Reunion with their Rescuers | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

CJ & Luis return to South Africa to wish Yame & George a happy birthday.  Bringing Tete & Pati the Spanish carers to see how well the cubs have adapted to their new home.  They share their experience, photos and videos.

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My look how they've grown since we saw them a couple of months back!

 

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Happy Birthday Nikela Looks What's Happened

Happy Birthday Nikela Looks What's Happened | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Five years ago this month Margrit and Russ founded the nonprofit Nikela to help people saving African wildlife.
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Happy #EarthDay 2015

Happy #EarthDay 2015 | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

"Conserving wildlife in their natural habitat is real conservation."

Karen Trendler 

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Walking for Lions

Walking for Lions | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Follow Marnus and his team at Walking for Lions as they strive to protect the species
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Villagers fight against poaching of fish

Villagers fight against poaching of fish | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Sakiusa Yavala, a retired teacher from Namarai Village in Ra, squinted his eyes as he tried to make out the silhouette on the horizon. Yes, it seemed to be the same fishing boat he had seen the day before with three other boats. It was anchored alone this time, inside the community fishing grounds, or qoliqoli, and he was certain they were not licensed to fish there....

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10 Essential Skills For Modern Conservationists

10 Essential Skills For Modern Conservationists | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Modern conservation is a complicated issue, drawing on biology, geography, politics and lots more besides....

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Chocolate bunny helps save critically endangered rabbit

Chocolate bunny helps save critically endangered rabbit | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Lindt Easter gold bunnies to benefit the critically endangered riverine rabbit.
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Weekly update as to what's happening at a very special Primate Center

Weekly update as to what's happening at a very special Primate Center | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Out and about with Silke and her team at Bambelela, following their rehabilitation of vervet monkeys and other wildlife.
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Herd rescues fallen baby elephant on busy roadway VIDEO

Herd rescues fallen baby elephant on busy roadway VIDEO | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Baby elephant lies on busy road in Kruger National Park, but thanks to the persistence of others, the young pachyderm is coaxed to its feet and to safety.
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Secret to a great day!

Secret to a great day! | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

Be grateful for what you have... more than you grieve what you don't.

Wise words indeed!

#MondayMotivation

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Man Who Walks With Cheetah

This is "Man Who Walks With Cheetah" by Adrian Steirn on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Amidst the Trauma of the Great Earthquake Nepalis Celebrate Unprecedented Conservation Successes ·

Amidst the Trauma of the Great Earthquake Nepalis Celebrate Unprecedented Conservation Successes · | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The greater one-horned rhinoceros, also called Indian rhinoceros is poached for its prized horn. Nepal’s conservation efforts have revived the rhino population which was on the verge of extinction.
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Why taking care of animals in Nepal, or any disaster, matters

Why taking care of animals in Nepal, or any disaster, matters | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The death toll is staggering.Nepalese frantically search for still missing loved ones. Fear and uncertainty grip the survivors, as they wonder how their country’s decimated infrastructure can maintain the health and well-being of millions of people displaced or affected by the devastating earthquake last weekend.It breaks my heart to know that so many are suffering.As I watch the news unfold, I am moved by the stories of human beings’ compassion toward each other.We’ve learned a lot as a global
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Supervets enter 'worst zoo in the world' - and say it lived up to the billing

Supervets enter 'worst zoo in the world' - and say it lived up to the billing | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
An international team of vets that was parachuted in to save a zoo in Gaza dubbed “the worst in the world” has said the scene that met them was “as horrifying as reports had suggested”.
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Two Ways for Saving Wild Lions No Matter Where You Live

Two Ways for Saving Wild Lions No Matter Where You Live | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
The African lions are declining at rapid numbers due to human wildlife conflict, poaching and habitat loss, two ways for saving wild lions.
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‘Extinct’ African Monkey Discovered In Congo

‘Extinct’ African Monkey Discovered In Congo | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
A rare primate called the Bouvier’s red colobus monkey (Piliocolobus bouvieri) thought to be extinct was recently spotted in the Republic of Congo.
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The Kruger Park Affair - Why I Want to Save African Wildlife

The Kruger Park Affair - Why I Want to Save African Wildlife | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
Tamarin visits the Kruger Park in Africa, falls in love, has her heart broken, but is not defeated.
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Heartbreak, Hope and Harmony: Stories of a Wildlife Ranger

Heartbreak, Hope and Harmony: Stories of a Wildlife Ranger | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
eBook Review. Hold on and take a roller-coaster journey into the heart and life of a wildlife ranger named Peter Milton.
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A Visit With The Rescued Lion Cubs in Their Forever Home

A Visit With The Rescued Lion Cubs in Their Forever Home | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it
PHOTOS What a treat to actually see the rescued lion cubs George and Yame knowing we helped a bit to make it possible.
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Giraffe Trivia: Did you know? #WildlifeWednesday

Giraffe Trivia: Did you know? #WildlifeWednesday | Wildlife Conservation: People and Stories | Scoop.it

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Giraffes are not territorial and very social animals.

More about Giraffes

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