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Borana Rhino Relocation – Extending Conservation in Kenya

Borana Rhino Relocation – Extending Conservation in Kenya

Emily Deemer September 18, 2013 0

Just over two weeks ago, 21 black rhino from Kenya’s Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Lake Nakuru National Park were relocated to nearby Borana Wildlife Conservancy in Kenya‘s northern Laikipia district. Borana is now proud to call

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Gorillas Thwart Poachers: Should Animals Be Trained to Participate in Their Own Conservation?

Gorillas Thwart Poachers: Should Animals Be Trained to Participate in Their Own Conservation?

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 27, 2013 32

Those of us who have been lucky enough to share our lives with myriad pets over the years need no further proof that nonhuman animals have a high degree of intelligence. Scientists, however, do

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Back a Ranger & Help Stop Wildlife Crime

Back a Ranger & Help Stop Wildlife Crime

Emily Deemer August 17, 2013 1

WWF calls rangers the “unsung heroes of conservation,” bravely working as the first line of defense to protect the world’s most endangered species from poachers in the illegal wildlife trade.  If you’ve been lucky

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A Lifetime of Elephant Memories

A Lifetime of Elephant Memories

guest August 12, 2013 0

By Tripti Pandey, an author and tourism and culture consultant in Jaipur, India.  This story was originally posted on the WWF Travel Blog. In India’s “Pink City” of Jaipur, I occasionally see an elephant

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Video: Writing the World’s First Elephant Dictionary

Video: Writing the World’s First Elephant Dictionary

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 27, 2013 4

When Katy Payne made a visit to the Portland Zoo in 1984, she had no idea it would soon change the course of her life. A naturalist and amateur musician, Katy had been studying

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Will Evolution Be the New Antipoaching Tool?

Will Evolution Be the New Antipoaching Tool?

Candice Gaukel Andrews June 25, 2013 19

Despite antipoaching patrols, increased arrests, relocation and unmanned security drones, it seems we’re losing the battle against wildlife poachers. Already in the first six months of 2013, for example, in South Africa alone, 428

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