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How Do Big Cats Carry Their Cubs? | Londolozi Blog

While it’s far from likely that most of us will be present when a mother lion carries a young cub to a den, lifting it up and then depositing it safely and unharmed with her teeth to it’s new resting spot, most of us have seen the event transpire in pictures, or video. Besides melting […]

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Celebrating World Elephant Day | Londolozi Blog

As the world marks the 7th International Elephant Day, it?s important to take stock of the serious threats that still face wild elephant populations despite their formal move from ?Endangered? to ?Threatened? status. While a few tourist-friendly areas retain healthy populations of elephants, across the continent overall are in serious trouble. Over 100 elephants are […]

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PICTURES: Spot the snow giraffe | CapeTown ETC

Most people don’t think of snow and giraffes and elephants and the like in the same sentence, but a surprise snow fall in the Matroosberg Reserve gave residents a cool adventure. The snow quickly disappeared, but not before Ishani Chetty(writing for the Cape {Town} Etc website) was able to capture some unique images of the […]

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New Yorker Imprisoned for Smuggling $150k in Lion and Tiger Parts

In recent years, there has been an increase demand for rare animal parts, with elephants perhaps getting the worst of the supply and demand economics in this scenario. However, a recent example provides insight into other animals that are also at harm. A recent New York citizen was imprisoned for attempting to smuggle into the […]

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Alan Rabinowitz, Wild Cats’ Champion and Protector, Dies

Wildlife conservationist, Alan Rabinowitz, was an expert on wild cats but unfortunately, passed away August 4th from cancer. Panthra was an organization that he co-founded and its purpose is to preserve the lives of giant felines. Alan struggled with a stutter as a child and found comfort in the animals. He dedicated his life to […]

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Why Poison Is a Growing Threat to Africa’s Wildlife

Herders in Africa have been struggling with keeping their cattle alive. Unwanted lions have been grazing cattle causing a problem, the people want them gone or matters will be taken into their own hands. Their idea, to poison the animal but Kenya’s Wildlife Service will not allow it. A team had to try and tranquilize […]

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This Baby Elephant Might Be Feeling ‘Awkward’

Elephants are some of those animals that many people know absolutely nothing about. It is sad to say because they are some of the most unique animals on the planet. Thankfully, they are not at a massive risk of being extinct anymore which is why baby elephants are easier to study these days. Baby elephants […]

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Leopard Plays With Prey’s Own Bones

South African park rangers recently filmed a leopard making use of the jawbone of a freshly-caught warthog to open and probe its porcine prey. While the jury is still out on whether this ?really? constitutes tool use, nearly everyone who has seen this footage, including South African park rangers, a photo guide and a Panthera […]

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See the Last Footage of Rare Tree-Climbing Lions

Eleven lion cubs had been poisoned in Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda.Braczkowski, a wildlife film maker working with NatGeo, states that in this case, while not directly intentional, can and will very easily happen again. They were exposed to a pesticide that unfortunately lead to their doom. The film maker states that with the […]

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