Giraffe- Circulatory System

Have you ever wonder how a giraffe pumps its blood all the way up its long neck? Think about a giraffe reaching up to 5meters high, its heart must be incredibly powerful to force the blood up their neck. There are a few ingenious ways that they can achieve this- Firstly- A giraffe heart is very… Continue reading Giraffe- Circulatory System

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Go Chimpanzee Tracking in Rwanda

Uganda is the best country in East Africa for observing primates in the world. Though it is most known for hosting travelers looking for gorilla safaris, Uganda is the best known destination for visiting our closest relatives the chimpanzee – with just less than 5,000 Chimpanzees in various forests and National Park. Kibale Forest national park… Continue reading Go Chimpanzee Tracking in Rwanda

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Kenyan Poachers go back to the future using spears and arrows

Modern technology is changing the way the poachers in Kenya go about their business killing elephants. Sadly this was shown on Sunday with the discovery of a still warm body of a 30-year-old tusker that had been killed by poachers and its tusks had been removed. The elephant had been killed by a poisoned spear.… Continue reading Kenyan Poachers go back to the future using spears and arrows

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KWS Ranger Killed by Poachers

A Kenya Wildlife Service ranger was killed on Monday after being caught in an ambush by poachers. The ranger was part of a team protecting rhinos at the Ol Jorgi Ranch in Laikipia North  The ranger team was involved in a gun fight with a poaching gang outside the park when they were also attacked… Continue reading KWS Ranger Killed by Poachers

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Namibia set to kill a third of remaining desert bull elephants

There are growing fears that Namibia is about to sell off hunting rights to a third of the remaining adult bull desert elephants in the country. With an estimated population of just over 100 elephants and just 18 of those being adult males the loss of a third of the breeding males would be devastating… Continue reading Namibia set to kill a third of remaining desert bull elephants

7 rangers killed in Ghana last year with total since 2011 now 69

Dr Samuel Afari Dartey, Chief Executive of the Forestry Commission of Ghana announced yesterday that since 2011 his service had lost 69 wildlife rangers and forest guards. This is an increase of 7 since the announcement last year at the launch of the new re-vamped forest service. While the number of rangers killed has fallen on… Continue reading 7 rangers killed in Ghana last year with total since 2011 now 69

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Tributes Paid to Dr. Hall-Martin, Conservation Giant

African Parks sadly announces that Dr Anthony Hall-Martin, African Parks’ co-founder and conservation director, passed away on Wednesday, 21 May in Cape Town after a prolonged struggle with cancer. He was 68 years old. As tributes pour in from around the world, those who knew Dr Hall Martin have described him as a conservation giant… Continue reading Tributes Paid to Dr. Hall-Martin, Conservation Giant

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