Daily animals are caught in snares in Africa, endangered and threatened species are not spared from the poachers’ traps. They don’t use tranquilizer darts, hunting rifles or military issue fire power. They don’t make the news like the rhino and elephant poachers do. However, these low key, every day poachers are a huge threat to
October 25, 2012 the Wildlife Forum met in Cape Town to consider a Protocol which is nothing short of a declaration of war on South Africa’s wildlife, according to Chris Mercer. Every once in a while Chris Mercer, founder of the Campaign Against Canned Hunting and one of South Africa’s most informed wildlife activists, reports on wildlife
Connected: Trophy hunting, animal poaching, wildlife trafficking, organized crime, rhino horn trade and now lion bones! Can you see it now? Stockyards along the highway filled with lions, rhino and who knows what next! Picture this: Lions squeezed into a stockyard or chicken coop style enclosure fed just the right calcium solution, and dose of antibiotics
Wildlife trafficking, rhino poaching, heroes, poachers, SA government, LA and New York. What do they all have in common? To bring you the latest news, stories and videos here are two brief clips discussing two broad topics: “What’s Happening to Africa’s Rhino?” and “Wildlife Trafficking: Who Does it? Who Allows it?” This covers the latest
South African wildlife, pristine jungle teeming with wild animals and birds… What a splendid morning! Thousands of birds including pelican, cormorant and seagulls lined the beach, flew overhead in formation, and bobbed on the gentle waves. A spectacular sight! It made me think of what it must have been like a mere 200 years ago
Part 3 in Series on Animal Poaching. What’s at the heart of animal poaching? Three experts’ opinions: local bushmeat, rhino horn trade, trophy and canned/captive hunting, illegal wildlife trafficking, organized crime. What’s at the Root of Africa’s Wildlife Loss? This is the third in our Series on addressing the serious topic of poaching in Africa.
Wildlife tragedy in Zanesville Ohio, death of Big Cats, endangered species, protect wildlife. The recent tragic loss of 48 big cats and other wild animals in Ohio where Thompson a wildlife collector released his trophies then shot himself sent chills down my spine. I cannot fathom how someone could do something like that. Collect then
Guest blogger Corryn Wilbanks loves big cats and shares with us why she wants to protect wildlife in Africa. “…I’m working toward my BS in Zoology so I can help African Lions & other endangered wildlife” was the tweet that caught my attention. I asked Corryn to share her story, why she wanted to protect
Jorja Fox, CSI: Crime Scene Investigator, loves this African wildlife specie, wildlife rescue. This week’s Favorite Wildlife Friday features an animal supported by ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’ actress Jorja Fox. Can you use your investigative skills, like Jorja’s ‘CSI’ character Sara Sidle, to guess the animal she helped rescue? Who am I?
Human-lion interaction, canned lion hunting, captive bred lions, trophy hunting, orphaned lion cubs in South Africa It’s has over 7,000 views. It has brought our website traffic. It is controversial, and it’s time for it to go. Jurg and his wife sold their business in the city and followed a lifelong dream to save