Tag: "Africa"

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Entire Gorilla Family from Kent to be Released into the Wild

While zoos do serve as an attraction for tourists, there are some zoos and organizations take pride themselves on being able to encourage re-population of endangered species in the wild. The private Kent zoo, in collaboration with the John Aspinall Foundation, is just one of them.

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Poachers in Kenya Kill an Entire Family of 12 Elephants

One of Kenya’s most luscious green ecosystem and national park tragically turned into a morgue when rangers discovered 12 elephants of a family butchered by poachers last weekend. The tragedy occurred at Tsavo East National Park and included the killing of adults as well as baby elephants.

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Discovery Documentary Cameramen Capture Extremely Rare Giraffe Fight over Territory on Film

When most people think of giraffes, they picture one of the most docile creatures on the planet. In most cases, this is true, which is what makes capturing a giraffe fight on film so rare. But like most species of the animal kingdom, a fight is sometimes needed to protect precious territory.

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Rhinos and Elephants of Africa Worst Hit in 2012

The year 2012 has not brought any happy endings for the rhino and elephants of Africa. On the contrary, this year saw the maximum killings of both these majestic species due to high demands for horns and ivory in Asian countries.

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Wildlife on the Massai Mara Reservation

Established in 1948, the Massai Mara reservation in Kenya is home to some of the world’s most majestic creatures.

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Lions Line up on the Edge of the Serengeti!

They may be fearsome predators, but these six lions look positively cuddly as they relax in a row. Dad-of-three Daniel Dolpire balanced his camera on a beanbag to take this incredible photo on the edge of the Serengeti, in Tanzania, Africa.

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Craze for Rhino Horns Grips Vietnam

Vietnamese people have suddenly grown fond of the Rhino horn. And the obsession is such that the horn of the endangered species is selling more than some illegal drugs in that country.

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Disneynature’s CHIMPANZEE to Save Chimpanzees in the Wild

Continuing with their tradition of donating a part of opening week sales to charities, Disneynature has now partnered with Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) for their latest release ‘Chimpanzee’. The movie is set to release on April 20th Earth Day and for every ticket purchased during the opening week, Disneynature will make a donation to JGI as […]

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Gentle Giant Hunting Part of Tourist Safari Adventure

A new safari adventure is making waves with animal lovers all over the world and its not because it supports conservation of wildlife. Giraffe hunting is fast becoming the new ‘adventure’ and sportsmen are paying big bucks to kill one of these amazing creatures.

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Baby Elephants in Kenya Play in The Mud

A herd of baby elephants had a muddy good time splashing about in filthy water during the warm summer weather.

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Are Lions Going Extinct?

There is no animal that better stands for wildlife than the mighty lion. An animal that expresses pride and courage, the lion has been the animal of choice for many wildlife animal lovers. However, some worry that this majestic animal is actually going extinct.