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African wildlife news

September 17th, 2009

Wildlife webcam in South Africa

September 6th, 2009 Watch this video! Here’s another high quality African wildife webcam this time from Nkorho Bush Lodge near Kruger in South Africa. It is supported by a forum of animals seen on the cam. Visit

African wildlife news 2

August 20th, 2009

South African leopard success

July 29th, 2009 The most complete study on leopards ever conducted has shown that the leopard population at Phinda Private Game Reserve in KwaZulu-Natal recovered after the launch of a major conservation program. The study claims to prove that big cat conservation works. The Munyawana Leopard Research Project began in April 2002 and has been instrumental in the long-term conservation of local leopard populations. Ecowordly

Leopard kills crocodile

July 29th, 2009

Rhino poaching rife

July 26th, 2009 Rhino poaching in both in Africa and Asia has risen to a 15-year-high driven by Asian demand for horns, according to new research. An estimated two to three animals are being killed a week in some areas. “An estimated three rhinos were illegally killed each month in all of Africa from 2000-05, out of a population of around 18,000. In contrast, 12 rhinoceroses now are being poached each month in South Africa and Zimbabwe alone, the three groups told the 58th meeting of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species Standing Committee this week in Geneva.” The problem is not restricted to Africa “About 10 rhinos have been poached in India and at least seven in Nepal since January alone” Science Daily See also