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Baby Mountain Gorillas Named at Kwita Izina Ceremony

  • 07/07/14
  • Kigali, Rwanda
baby mountain gorilla

At Kwita Izina ceremony, 18 new baby gorillas receive names

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Okavango Delta Named 1000th World Heritage Site

  • 06/30/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Impala crossing the delta

Inland delta is home to robust populations of elephants, lions, hippos, wild dogs, birds, and other species

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No More Than 80,000 Giraffe Left in Africa

  • 06/20/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
West African giraffe

As the first-ever annual World Giraffe Day on June 21 approaches, world’s tallest land mammal threatened by conflict with humans, habitat loss, war, and disease

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Elephant Bulls Survive First Poaching War, Not Second

  • 06/18/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Satao photographed by Mark Deeble & Victoria Stone

Satao and Mountain Bull, two of Kenya’s most famous and longest-living elephant bulls, are latest victims of today’s brutal poaching war

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Large-Scale Ivory Seizures in Africa Now Exceeding Those in Asia

  • 06/16/14
  • Nairobi, Kenya
Elephants in East Africa

More than 20,000 elephants were poached in Africa in 2013, but new report by international trade monitoring group suggests poaching is showing signs of leveling off, perhaps due to better law enforcement

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