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Zimbabwe forges ahead with plans to export elephants
Zimbabwe forges ahead with plans to export elephants
President Robert Mugabe's government said on Monday that it is going ahead with controversial plans to export live elephants despite resistance from...
Estate plan threatens wetland
Estate plan threatens wetland
Growth around northern Johannesburg in anticipation of the second phase of the Gauteng freeway improvement project is cutting large swaths through...
Arrest of wildlife butchers boosts anti-trafficking efforts
Arrest of wildlife butchers boosts anti-trafficking efforts
Wildlife agencies clamped down this week on the R100-billion black ­market in animals and by-products that is pushing species around the globe to...
Harry Potter blamed for India's owl crisis
Harry Potter blamed for India's owl crisis
Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has blamed fans of Harry Potter for the demise of wild owls in the country as children seek to emulate...
Robben Island rabbits on the run
Robben Island rabbits on the run
Since it's matric exam time, here's a question to pop into the life sciences (formerly known as biology) paper. Problem: there's an island in a...
Happy birthday, Mr Putin, here's a tiger!
Happy birthday, Mr Putin, here's a tiger!
He is famous for his macho stunts -- which have included stripping to his waist during a Siberian fishing trip, skiing down a volcano and doing...
Rhino horns land two men in hot water
Rhino horns land two men in hot water
Two men -- a South African and a Thailand national -- were found guilty of unlawful possession of rhino horns by the Middelburg Regional Court,...
Hello, hello: New iguana found on Fiji
Hello, hello: New iguana found on Fiji
A new iguana has been discovered on Fiji, adding to the mystery about how these colourful lizards ended up in the South Pacific, zoologists...
'Suddenly, two hairy-nosed otters!'
'Suddenly, two hairy-nosed otters!'
Field researchers have sighted the hairy-nosed otter, the world's rarest, in a national park in southern Vietnam, a conservation group announced on...
No more monkey business
No more monkey business
Nearly half of all primate species are threatened with extinction, according to an evaluation by the International Union for the Conservation of...
Nearly half of the world's primates at risk of extinction
Nearly half of the world's primates at risk of extinction
Nearly half of all primate species are now threatened with extinction, according to an evaluation by the International Union for the Conservation...

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