A unique camera gives a different perspective of a pride of wild lions

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Baboon spiders: hairy monsters or furry friends?

Baboon spiders are placid, enigmatic animals that would rather keep to themselves than risk an encounter with human beings. And believe it or not, there are people who are fascinated by them…

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10 need-to-know tips for road tripping Namibia

Travelling through Namibia by car is one of the best ways to explore this extremely vast and beautiful country. The freedom you have to stop anywhere and go anywhere makes self-driving in Namibia extremely rewarding. Here, you’ll find some tips to make the most of your road trip in Namibia.

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Botswana hunting ban takes effect

The Botswana Ministry of Environment, Wildlife and Tourism’s ban on wildlife hunting commenced at the beginning of the year, says ministry spokesperson, Ms Caroline Bogale-Jaiyoba.

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Peeling back the layers of Rwanda

Visiting Rwanda gave this blogger the opportunity to peel back the layers of a country shell-shocked by civil war and genocide where the evils of genetic labeling and propaganda nearly cost the country its soul.

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Kruger elephant couple claims victim role, blames video takers

“Ghouls filmed as we were savaged by an elephant, then left us to die”, says the injured British teacher who begged them to keep the video of an elephant attack in the Kruger private – but they sent it round the world.

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Global march for lions

South African wildlife activists have initiated a Global March for Lions that will be held in various cities throughout the world to highlight the plight of lions caught up in the canned hunting industry.

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Hong Kong to destroy seized ivory

Government advisers have given the long-awaited go-ahead to destroy Hong Kong’s stockpile of confiscated ivory.

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Bird watching in the Maasai Mara

The Maasai Mara is more famous for its amazing wildlife than its avian assets, but the reserve features a number of habitats conducive to great bird watching.

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Kenyan ranger’s moving letter to American rhino hunter

A Kenyan grassroots initiative, Walk With Rangers, has spoken out against the controversial rhino auction held by the Dallas Safari Club that saw the highest bidder, Mr. Corey Knowlton, cough up a staggering US$350 000 to hunt an endangered black rhino in Namibia.

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A quarter of the world’s sharks and rays face extinction

A quarter of the world’s sharks, rays and chimaeras are threatened with extinction according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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