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Rhino games

<b>In rhino news numbers and statistics pair up with graphic images of dehorned rhinos, orphaned calves and brutal confrontations between the</b> …

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How to identify UK animals

Birds of prey can be difficult to tell apart, not least because we often only glimpse them briefly or from a distance.<p>Sparrowhawk or peregrine?<p>Both sparrowhawks and peregrine falcons are small bird-eating raptors.<p>Sparrowhawks have striking yellow eyes, short wings and a long tail. They are …

How to shoot movement

<b>1/ Play with shutter speed</b><p>The world is a constant maelstrom of movement and colour, but how does one capture a sense of motion within a single photo …

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Buffett's son donates millions to fight rhino poaching

A R255-million fund has been set up to fight poaching in the Kruger National Park, South African National Parks (SANParks) said on Friday.<p>The joint …

Namibia in pictures

<i>Written by: Karen Nienaber</i><p><b>My husband spent a large part of his compulsory military service in “South West Africa” and he fell in love with Namibia</b> …

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Why we won’t miss elephants once they are gone

I’ve been making wildlife films in East Africa with my partner, Vicky, for 25 years (www.deeblestone.com). Now, together with Etienne Oliff and a …

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Poetry in Motion: Migrating Starlings of Rome Photographed by Richard Barnes

A murmuration of starlings is difficult to understand without seeing it for oneself. <i>Murmur</i>, a series of photographs of this majestic occurrence by …

Top 10 affordable safaris in east Africa

These safari options do not include flights to the region but rather suggest a range of trips that are possible once you get to east Africa. Most start from the Kenyan capital Nairobi but also from Kampala in Uganda, Kigali in Rwanda and Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. Operators in the region generally …

The Circle of Life on Safari

The circle of life is evident everywhere you go on an African safari.<p>It can be as mundane as a beetle working a pile of elephant dung or as spectacular as vultures and hyenas fighting over a carcass. Most dramatic of all: a predator stalking its prey and ultimately making a kill.<p>As each scene plays …

An important stop on the world's great migration

<b>This is calving season. Most of the wildebeest are born in just a three week period , usually at the beginning of February. There are young ones</b> …

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Incredible Aerial Views of the African Landscape and Its Unique Population of Wildlife

Photographer Zack Seckler sure knew how to get attention when he shot his pictures of Botswana from high up in the air. What he came up with is a …

London Summit Intensifies Battle Against Wildlife Crime

World leaders pledge new commitment to fighting the illegal animal trade.<p>Bringing together heads of state and government ministers from 50 countries, Thursday's high-level summit on illegal wildlife trade may represent a turning point in the fight against wildlife crime.<p>The London summit—hosted by …

Film Exposes Fracking in World's Second Largest Wildlife Preserve

Botswana government officials are in hot water over fracking in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, which is the second largest wildlife preserve in …

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Where to hang out with Uganda’s chimpanzees

Eyes trained on the canopy, the hunters slipped with speed and agility across the forest floor. Although communication was kept to a minimum everyone seemed certain of their role. Occasionally one of the party turned and shot a glance back at me, sweating and stumbling over branches and roots, far …

Seven surprising facts about vultures

Reporter, BBC Nature<p>Bald, ugly birds with a gruesome taste for gore or charismatic creatures that do an essential but thankless job in the ecosystem?<p>However we perceive them, one thing is clear about vultures - they are in trouble.<p>In India, Nepal and Pakistan populations have plummeted by 95% in …

Go on a sound safari with Nature SoundMap

Basically, you'll see the familiar Google map of the world, with place markers indicating areas for which recordings have been uploaded. Hover your …

NG Young Explorer Behind the Scenes: The Good, the Bad, and the Unforgettable

<i>National Geographic Young Explorers Grantee Alizé Carrère is researching an innovative method of agricultural adaptation in the Malagasy highlands that has emerged in the face of severe deforestation. Known to locals as “lavaka”, literally meaning “hole”, they are massive erosional gullies that</i> …

Taking it lion down: Kenyan rangers fit predators with GPS to prevent them from being slaughtered by Maasai herdsmen

• <b>Livestock farmers track and kill lions to avenge the loss of animals</b>• <b><br>Collars alert rangers when predators venture out of Nairobi National Park</b>• <b><br>They</b> …

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