Looking after the Orphans of the Ivory Wars.

Elephant Journal

Suni, her foot soaked and cleaned, is handed into the care of the day shift staff at the Elephant Nursery Facility at the Lilayi Game Reserve near Lusaka in Zambia. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Africa care elephants extinction poaching The call of a bush baby fades as the first rays of morning light start to filter through the trees.

The Green Buzz: Friday, June 14

Conservancy Talk

Near extinct Philippine Eagle found to be thriving elsewhere in the Philippines – queue the R. Conservation leads to job opportunities in Zambia ( Times of Zambia). Kelly track, “I believe I can fly.” ” National bird of the Philippines found nesting in previously unknown region, leads to conservation effort ( ABS-CBN ). The joys of teaching conservation to kids while fishing. Gannet).

How Can Conservationists Convince Consumers Not to Buy Ivory?

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Similarly, emphasizing the possibility of extinction in this generation’s lifetime – highlighting the impact the ivory trade has on elephant populations using statistics – is very persuasive. Elephants in Ngoma Forest at Kafue National Park in Zambia.

Africa’s Big Five and Little Five

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Prime destinations for seeing African Elephant in the wild include Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Uganda. Lions are most easily found in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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Pink in Africa

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Africa has two resident pelican species, the huge and widely distributed Great or Eastern White Pelican and the smaller Pink-backed which is restricted to Africa, the southern Arabian peninsula and Madagascar (where it may now be extinct.) It is found in higher-elevation woodlands from northern Zambia and Malawi northwards through Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia and Somalia and into the Arabian peninsula.

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Introducing the African Birding Beat

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And Africa is the ONLY continent without an extinct bird to boot! Friends, birders, and globe-trotters, lend me your ears. Better yet, offer up your eyeballs because we have a powerhouse post here that deserves, nay demands your full attention.

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South Africa’s endemic birds

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However during a summer visit to the far northwest of Zambia on the DRC-Angola border, I filmed pipits with young that Richard Liversidge, just before his untimely passing, confirmed were Long-tailed. My home country of South Africa can only be described as a birding paradise!