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Vultures Wait For Prey
2014-01-09 13:43:30

Rather than hunting in areas where animals are most abundant, vultures pick out prey by focusing on areas and conditions where animals are most likely to die.

Tanzania Wildlife Threatened By Humans
2013-12-11 12:53:04

As the population in Tanzania continues to grow, so do conflicts between humans and wildlife, making education an ideal tool to use for an intervention.

Dead Zebras Caged In Africa To Understand The Spread Of Anthrax
2013-04-23 09:20:39

Scavengers might not play as key a role in spreading anthrax through wildlife populations as previously assumed, according to findings from a small study conducted in Etosha National Park in northern Namibia.

2011-02-01 22:50:49

Building a highway through Serengeti National Park may devastate one of the world's last large-scale herd migrations and the region's ecosystem.

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2010-09-16 06:35:00

The Tanzanian government’s plan to build a 31-mile highway into the Serengeti would devastate one of the planet’s last great wildlife sanctuaries, biologists warned Wednesday.

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2010-08-25 19:51:40

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) are requesting that the Government of Tanzania reconsider the proposed construction of a commercial road through the world's best known wildlife sanctuary—Serengeti National Park.

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2010-02-11 07:05:00

On Wednesday, Kenyan gamers started to round up thousands of zebras to move to a reserve where lions are attacking livestock due to a lack of prey.

2009-06-05 13:11:13

A Chinese nature photographer is the first from his country to be named a Climate Hero by the United Nations Environment program. Luo Hong, 42, was honored Thursday as a person who has undertaken exceptional personal feats, high-profile expeditions or other acts of environmental activism, said Achim

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2009-06-01 09:25:00

The first analysis of the effect of habit changes on migrating grazers.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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