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Pilanesberg Pleads for Awareness After Loss of Rhino’s Life to Poachers

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Pilanesberg Nature reserve has reported the tragic loss of yet another rhino to poachers, and is pleading with the public to please raise awareness...

Rare Antelope Born at Wine Farm in Somerset West, South Africa

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One of the rarest antelope species in Southern Africa is thriving in the unexpected setting of a Somerset West wine estate. Vergelegen, which hosts...

Community Saving the Waterberg Rhino in South Africa

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The Waterberg region of South Africa boasts the third largest population of rhino in the country, most of which are owned by private individuals...

Animal Groups Unite to Free Lonely Elephant at Joburg Zoo: FREE...

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Animal protection groups have joined forces to persuade Johannesburg Zoo in South Africa to move a 39-year old female elephant called Lammie - who...
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The More Male Gorillas Look After Young, the More Young They’re...

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Paternal care – where fathers care for their children – is rare among mammals (that is, animals which give birth to live young). Scientists...
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2 Rhino Poaching Survivors and Cheetah Will Be Returned to the...

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Amidst the horror stories of ruthless rhino poachers or elephant hunters, and the carnage they leave behind, it's wonderful to be reminded about how...

Parliamentary Report Calls for an END to Captive Lion Breeding in...

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Hope abounds for South Africa's lions as a new Parliamentary report has called for an end to captive lion breeding in South Africa! The news...

2 Endangered Black Rhinos Die Months After Relocation to Chad from...

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N'DJAMENA - Two of six critically endangered black rhinos - relocated to Chad in May - have tragically died, Zakouma National Park's management said,...

Zambia Revives Plan to Cull 2,000 Hippos over Next 5 Years

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LUSAKA - Zambia has revived plans it suspended two years ago, after protests by animal rights activists, for the controlled slaughter of up to...

Guest House Arrests Illustrate Community Needed to Fight Rhino Poaching

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The Department of Environmental Affairs has urged community members to assist the police and conservation authorities to combat rhino poaching. “Community members are the eyes...

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