The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a true bright spot in the struggle to save the elephants of East Africa. And one of the best places to visit for ethical animal tourism. When my husband surprised me with a safari in Tanzania, I added in day in Kenya to visit the extraordinary Sheldrick Nairobi elephant orphanage. […]

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I have been visiting South Africa’s wild places for all my 40+ years, and yet there’s still many of their treasures I am yet to see. Following our September visit to the Kruger National Park I can now finally tick my first ever encounter with a leopard cub! We found the little one lazily watching […]

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Update from the Cloud Foundation WASHINGTON, DC (September 26, 2019) Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee passed a Fiscal Year 2020 spending bill that includes a shocking $35 million in funding to implement a potentially catastrophic mass mustang roundup proposal promoted by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the American Farm Bureau Federation, the so-called “American Mustang […]

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by Kareena Koirala as published on Hurricane Dorian struck with tragic devastation. However, the majestic breed of wild horses living in North Carolina’s Outer Banks used their natural defenses against the storm. According to Corolla Wild Horse Fund, which looks after the herd of wild horses in the area, the animals are more adept […]

via Here’s How North Carolina’s Wild Horses Have Survived Hurricanes — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Open Letter from Charlotte Roe Friends, Fans and Partners of the Wild Equids, The Roundups An ever-aggressive roundup season is underway. On September 11, the BLM began capturing wild horses of the beloved Onaqui herd in Utah’s Skull Valley and Western Desert. Earlier this month, the Forest Service continued its heartless plan to decimate the […]

via Roundups, the Plan to Extinction, and Calling the Senate — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Crithagra scotops Forest Canaries are endemic to South Africa and Swaziland, where they are found in and on the edges of forest and other moist, dense habitats from the Western Cape to the escarpment of Mpumalanga and Limpopo. They feed primarily on small seeds, flowers and fruit and are very fond of bathing, even in […]

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