How SA can lose the second rhino war

Conservation Action Trust Asks: How can SA lose the second rhino war

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How SA can lose the second rhino war

19 May 2017 | iafrica.com | Janine Avery | FREE TO PUBLISH CREDIT CAT

As South Africa continues to lose rhinos in the poaching war, it seems that the government is failing those fighting it. Although there has been some success in protecting rhinos in the Kruger National Park, rhino poaching middlemen and kingpins continue to operate with impunity in South Africa as the country fails to successfully prosecute … Full Story →

94 Critically Endangered Vultures Die on Zimbabwe, Mozambique Border

22 May 2017 | Eyewitness News | Reporter |

HARARE – Conservationists say 94 critically endangered vultures have died on the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The vultures appear to have been poisoned by poachers who had killed an elephant in the area. The African white-backed vultures are considered to be critically endangered. Sources say they died on Friday when they fed on the … Full Story →


 

Rescued elephant calf thriving in new herd

19 May 2017 | IOL Daily News | Melissa Reitz | FREE TO PUBLISH CREDIT CAT

AN orphaned baby elephant has been fully accepted into a semi-wild elephant herd at Camp Jabulani outside Hoedspruit in a rare success story. The baby elephant, Timisa, which means courageous in Tsonga, was rescued in November last year at Umbabat Reserve near Kruger National Park by Elephants Alive, and is thriving under the care of … Full Story →


 

Exported baby elephants distraught

21 May 2017 | The Standard | Chipo Masara |

Last year, more than 30 baby elephants were taken out of their natural habitats and with the blessings from the government and the Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Authority (ZimParks), were flown to China. They were then dispatched to various zoos throughout the Asian country and their lives were never the same again. Elephants performing at … Full Story →