There is a rhinometer in the local newspaper. It tracks the number of rhinos killed. It is the kind of thermometer you see when people are fundraising, where you want the red to reach the top, signifying your fundraising target. Yet with the rhinometer the red symbolizes the blood of rhinos, you pray it does not keep rising.
Nighttime in a Central African forest reveals a suite of completely new, mostly acoustic, experiences from the day.
Earlier this month we shared with you about Chelsea Clinton’s visit to African Wildlife Foundation’s (AWF’s) Kazungula Landscape—a critical area that is home to Africa’s largest elephant population.
Africa is full of iconic species: lions, elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, and more. Look closer to the ground, though, and you may just spot a species not typically associated with African safaris.
One of the most pressing problems in the field of elephant conservation today involves human-elephant conflict and how to mitigate it so that both man and elephant can successfully co-exist.