MAKE WAY!

Just after sunrise last Sunday, while driving in the Mopani area of the Kruger National Park, we encountered this enormous Elephant bull in musth staking his claim to the narrow road. He was on his way to Mooiplaas waterhole and did not have any intention of letting four humans in a tiny (by his standards) metal cocoon […]

via Elephants have right of way. Are you going to argue? — de Wets Wild

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Two White Newborn Tiger Cubs!

Two of a group of white tiger sextuplets are photographed at the Yunnan Zoo in Kunming, China. Image Credit: Photograph by Veg/Getty Images, According to the zoo, white tigers usually give birth to two or three cubs, and the sextuplets are considered very rare. via 22 Of The Most Powerful Photos Of This Week

via Two White Tiger Babies, Yunnan Zoo, China. — Old Guv Legends

Tanzanian Hydroelectric Plan and the Selous Game Reserve?

The Government of Tanzania on Thursday set aside 307 million U.S. dollars for the construction of the 2,100 megawatts (MW) Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower project in the Selous Game Reserve. Stiegler’s Gorge hydropower project is the world’s renowned wildlife area, a Senior Official said on Thursday. Medard Kalemani, the East African nation’s Minister for Energy, told […]

via Tanzania earmarks $300m for hydropower project — AsheNews

Lawsuits to Protect Migratory Birds…

Center for Biological Diversity News Release Lawsuits Seek to Restore Federal Protections for Migratory Birds WASHINGTON— A coalition of national environmental groups today filed litigation in the Southern District of New York challenging the Trump administration’s move to eliminate longstanding protections for waterfowl, raptors and songbirds under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA). Groups filing the […]

via Lawsuits to Protect Migratory Birds — Natural History Wanderings

War Kills Wildlife, Too!

I have just come across an excellent blog post from Malini Pittet. In it, she reviews a recent study which found that armed conflicts are having significant impacts on wildlife populations in the Sahara-Sahel region of Africa. Malini’s synthesis is quite good, so I recommend you visit her site and read it there. Essentially, the […]

via Armed Conflicts are Driving Wildlife Declines in the Sahara-Sahel Region — The Jaguar

World Turtle Day!

A report by Pritha Paul for the International Business Times. World Turtle Day is celebrated on May 23 — a day which has been sponsored by American Tortoise Rescue since the year 2000 to raise awareness about the fast-depleting population of turtles and to learn about ways to conserve these reptiles. According to International Union for […]

via World Turtle Day 2018: 7 Interesting Facts About The Shelled Reptiles — Repeating Islands

Borneo Elephant Mortality…

ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย : ขอบคุณแหล่งข้อมูล : หนังสือพิมพ์ The Nation http://www.nationmultimedia.com/detail/asean-plus/30346123 Landowners in Sabah should be held liable if elephants die on their land ASEAN+ May 23, 2018 18:14 Kota Kinabalu – Landowners should be held accountable if an elephant dies on their land. This is one proposal by WWF-Malaysia, in response to the alarming finding of […]

via Landowners in Sabah should be held liable if elephants die on their land — ศาสตร์เกษตรดินปุ๋ย2