Read how simple beehive fences—an ingenious solution led by Dr. Lucy King of the Elephants and Bees Project at Save the Elephants—is changing the lives of farmers and saving elephants from human-wildlife conflict across Africa, from Chad to South Africa: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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The round ears, brown muzzle, and black dorsal stripe of a Grevy's zebra make it distinguishable from the other two species of zebra- plains and mountain. For more on our partners from Grevy's Zebra Trust, check out -wildnet.org/wildlife-programs/grevys-zebra
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The round ears brown muzzle and black dorsal stripe of a Grevys
Now that the wet season is over, the lions in Niassa Reserve can be seen out and about with their cubs who were born during that time. Eusebio, one of the team members from our partners at Niassa Lion Project found the lioness Catarina posing gracefully and proudly with her cubs on a rock overlooking the tall grass.
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Now that the wet season is over the lions in Niassa Reserve
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We're shell-ebrating #WorldTurtleDay with our partners from MarAlliance, who protect a wide variety of marine life outside of sharks and rays. In this picture you can see them hard at work attaching a satellite transmission tag to a female hawksbill turtle. The transmitter will provide valuable information about sea turtle movements and behaviors in the warm water of the Caribbean.
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Although parrots are among the worlds most intelligent birds they can be goofballs too. Check out this gorgeous pair of Great-Green Macaws as they preen. These are captive raised birds that our friends at Ara Project / Proyecto Ara have re-introduced to the rainforest of Costa Rica.

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Although parrots are among the worlds most intelligent birds they can be
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In a major scientific breakthrough, a team of researchers—including Dr. Rodney Jackson, Director and Founder of Snow Leopard Conservancy and a WCN Partner—have discovered that there are three subspecies of the snow leopard, rather than a single “monotypic” species as previously believed. This new information has significant conservation implications, and will allow scientists to devise better...
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In a major scientific breakthrough a team of researchersincluding Dr Rodney Jackson

Three New Snow Leopard Subspecies Discovered

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When a mysterious feline suddenly shows up in the middle of a soccer field in Bolivia, the townspeople are stumped. Unable to identify the wildcat or where it came from, they contain it in a birdcage and hand it over to the authorities. Our partners at Alianza Gato Andino - Andean Cat Alliance are alerted. On rushing down to the location, they are stunned to see that the wildcat is an Andean...
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Field Notes: Finding Jacobo; an Andean cat captivates conservationists

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Murthy Kantimahanti is an emerging leader in the wildlife conservation world. His work as the founder and president of the Eastern Ghats Wildlife Society on the eastern coast of India is tackling the complex issue of managing biodiversity in the protected areas of their beautiful homeland. Murthy has worked with a variety of species- from small wild cats to native birds to reptiles- in order...
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Murthy Kantimahanti is an emerging leader in the wildlife conservation world His

I aim to conserve wildlife of the Eastern Ghats: Kantimahanti Murthy - Times of India

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In 2020, a locale in the Qinghai province will become China's first national park. The inhabitants there are used to living alongside wildlife like the snow leopards but tensions still exist when retaliatory killings happen after the predators go after livestock or from poaching for their fur. The Chinese government is seeking to start a new conservation model to help people and wildlife...
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In 2020 a locale in the Qinghai province will become Chinas first

China’s first national park, an experiment in living with snow leopards

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The Mama Simba program from our partners at Ewaso Lions is a life-changing opportunity for Samburu women to become involved in wildlife conservation, get active in their community, and learn skills that will improve their own livelihood. For more on the program, check out- ewasolions.org/conservation/engaging-women/
The Mama Simba program from our partners at Ewaso Lions is a
Our partners at Cheetah Conservation Botswana received the Disney Conservation Fund Award for 2016-2017 for their Livestock Guarding Dog program, and other community outreach activities! We are so proud of their achievements, and thrilled to support them in their work to protect cheetahs and ensure that cheetahs and people are able to co-exist peacefully.
Our partners at Cheetah Conservation Botswana received the Disney Conservation Fund Award
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CONTEST UPDATE: The winners for the Animal Superpower Challenge have been chosen! Congratulations, Nate Skinner, Linda Mahoney, and Luke, for your illuminating answers! Our winners will get yummy goody bags from our partners at Endangered Species Chocolate (ESC); ESC will also be donating $3,000 in their honor to WCN for the conservation efforts of a partner species of their choice. Thank you,...
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With fewer than 20,000 lions left in the wild, on #EndangeredSpeciesDay there are many ways you can help lions! Take a moment to admire these majestic animals, share their situation with your friends and family, educate your children about why lions are so important to our ecosystem, and support your favorite conservationists as they work to protect lions (and other endangered species)....
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With fewer than 20000 lions left in the wild on EndangeredSpeciesDay there
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There's a new addition to the okapi family at Diergaarde Blijdorp / Rotterdam Zoo! This new baby came into the world in the early morning of May 13th and since then has been seen up and about via the zoo's livecam. Follow along and learn more about the unbelievable but very real okapi- [ Diergaardeblijdorp.nl Link ]
Theres a new addition to the okapi family at Diergaarde Blijdorp Rotterdam
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Keepers from Disney's Animal Kingdom visited our partners Proyecto Titi for an educational adventure in Colombia. The amiGUA program works with local children and their dogs to teach them how to care for their domestic pets. Check out the link for more!
Keepers from Disneys Animal Kingdom visited our partners Proyecto Titi for an

Wildlife Wednesday: Canines, Kids and Keepers Conserve Cotton-Top Tamarins in Colombia

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This is Munteli—an integral part of the Ewaso Lions Mama Simba team—and she recently passed her driving test (on her first try!). We would like to send Munteli our heartiest congratulations! While driving is second nature for most of us here in the U.S., for Munteli, getting a license involved leaving her home village in Samburu for a town that was cold and unfamiliar, and learning how to...
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Day SEVEN of the Animal Superpower Challenge! Comment with your most interesting fact about animal adaptations and the superpowers it gives them for a chance to win prizes from Endangered Species Chocolate!
Cheetahs are a marvel of physiology, from tip to tip. Unlike other cats, their claws are semi-retractable so they can get more traction and their long, smooth tail acts as a rudder to help...
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Have you ever wondered which countries work hardest toward conserving wildlife, especially 'terrestrial mega-fauna' or large land mammals? You'd be surprised by the results. In a recent paper published by Peter Lindsey, WCN's Conservation Initiatives Director, and colleagues, they discovered that poorer nations tend to do more toward protecting large mammals than the wealthier nations who, in...
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Recent Study Reveals Countries That Do Most for Wildlife

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Tune in to see Frank Pope from our partners at Save the Elephants discussing the state of elephant conservation in the world today.
Tune in to see Frank Pope from our partners at Save the

Battling Africa's Elephant Crisis | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

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