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Hidden Cameras Reveal the Secret Life of the Serengeti

Many hands, or in this case, many eyes, make light work. It’s a saying that scientists studying wildlife on the Serengeti recently put to the test.<p>Dr. Craig Packer, founder of the Serengeti Lion Project, and one of his graduate students, Ali Swanson, wanted to understand how so many species were …

Africa elephants face 'threat of extinction'

Entire elephant populations are dying out in many African countries due to poaching on a massive scale, wildlife regulator CITES has warned, while also hailing the continent for improving its crackdown on ivory smuggling.<p>More than 20,000 African elephants were poached last year alone for their …

GoPro: Lions - The New Endangered Species?

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Free Things to Do in Cape Town

Spilling out of the area between the iconic Table Mountain and the churning waters of the Atlantic, Cape Town provides visitors with a heady mixture of striking natural beauty, incredibly diverse cultures, and notoriously friendly locals. Although many of the upscale hotels, restaurants and …

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A lone bull elephant roams the Ngorongoro Crater floor. Once a giant volcano that collapsed inward millions of years ago, the crater is today the largest unflooded and intact caldera in the world. http://on.natgeo.com/KKb4Oe Photograph by Chris Johns

When Big Carnivores Go Down, Even Vegetarians Take The Hit

<b>Listen · 3:13</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>Big, fierce animals — lions and tigers and bears, for example — are relatively scarce in nature. That's normal, because if you have too many, they'll eat themselves out of prey.<p>But top predators are now so rare that many are in danger of …

Lions Nearing Extinction In West Africa, Study Finds

<b>By John R. Platt (Click here for original article)</b><p>Physically and emotionally demanding. That’s how Philipp Henschel, Lion Program Survey Coordinator for the big-cat conservation organization Panthera, describes the six years he and other researchers spent combing the wilds of 17 nations looking for …