The Devastating Consequences of Wildlife Poaching

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In Africa, poaching has led to the extinction of wild rhinoceros in Mozambique. Wildlife poaching is the unlawful hunting or capturing of live animals. . Some species are critically endangered and are not allowed to be hunted or captured under any circumstances.

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Bontebok Can’t Jump: The Most Dramatic Conservation Success You’ve Never Heard About

Nature Conservancy - Science

It is arguably the first African animal saved from human-caused extinction. It was declared extinct in 1799, the first large African mammal to go extinct in modern times. The ability to jump would have been a leap into extinction. Bontebok. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC.

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India’s Banjaar Tola: Bengal tiger-spotting in eco-luxury

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That was before a century of poachers, big-game hunters and ill-conceived policies that preyed on many species to the brink of extinction. The hunt for tiger. The daily hunt: tracking tiger. | Kanha Roars Back |.

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Elk in the Neighborhood: On Conservation and Lost Hope

Nature Conservancy - Science

Elk Antlers on the Prairie: A Shed Hunt to Benefit the Local Community. Hornaday ran the zoo, and was also a member of the Boone and Crockett Club , a group of influential big game hunters concerned about the rapid loss of wildlife across the continent.

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