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23 06, 2017

4 Exotic Animals of East Africa

By |2017-06-18T14:05:34+00:00June 23, 2017|Categories: , |Tags: , |0 Comments

The term exotic means different things to different people, and when referring to animals it can be said that exotic animals are those which are not native to their current habitat. These animals were either brought into their current homes accidentally or intentionally by man. As populations grow, so does the need for farmland or [...]

6 07, 2016

An Unlikely Pair

By |2016-07-06T10:48:12+00:00July 6, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

A dog may be man's best friend, but with a new partnership between conservationists and farmers pairs man's best friend with nature's fastest animal. Cheetahs are the most endangered wild cat, and in Africa and in the United States, researchers are looking to dogs to help limit poaching and increasing health. At the Columbus Zoo, [...]

2 07, 2016

One Year After Cecil the Lion

By |2016-07-02T08:16:37+00:00July 2, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

One year ago, this week, traditional news and social media went wild after the story of the killing of a lion in Africa. American hunter, Walter Palmer and his crew were said to have lured the lion out of its protected area so they could track and kill it “legally”. Blurring the lines between legal [...]

12 06, 2016

Phone Apps Causing Problems in South Africa

By |2016-11-30T01:33:49+00:00June 12, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , |1 Comment

Want to have the best chance to spot elephants, rhinos, lions, leopards, and African buffalo in South Africa? There's an app for that. And it may be causing trouble. National Parks in South Africa (SANParks), especially Kruger National Park, are reporting an increase of traffic, congestion, and reckless driving as a result of mobile phone [...]