Articles of 2019

Giraffe Uplisting - The Truth about Giraffes

Posted on Oct 30, 2019

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITIES) has voted to regulate international trade in giraffes by up listing them to Appendix Two. Appendices I, II and III are lists of species afforded different levels, or types of protection from over-exploitation.
Appendix II lists animals that are not necessarily now threatened...

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Hunting the Brown Hyena in Africa

Posted on Apr 2, 2019

The brown hyena is often a victim of myths and general bad press. They are said to threaten livestock, but this has turned out to be false. But this doesn't stop the farmers from killing the hyena at every opportunity. Also, the animal is a source for some of the ingredients in traditional medicines. Despite being persecuted, the brown hyena's future is becoming...

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