‘Huge blow’ for tiger conservation as two of the big cats killed in Thailand

‘Huge blow’ for tiger conservation as two of the big cats killed in Thailand

Tiger conservationists in Thailand are reeling following the recent killing of two tigers in Thong Pha Phum National Park. Authorities confiscated the two carcasses and are investigating the incident and possible links to the illegal wildlife trade. The two Indochinese tigers (Panthera tigris corbetti) were killed on Jan. 8 by local farmers in the park […]

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Endangered chimps ‘on the brink’ as Nigerian reserve is razed for agriculture, timber

Endangered chimps ‘on the brink’ as Nigerian reserve is razed for agriculture, timber

ORE, Nigeria — More than two decades ago, fate took Tajudeen Babalola to his lifelong ambition. The 52-year-old longed for a more serene life that offered hope for survival away from the fake fancies of Lagos, Africa’s second-largest city and Nigeria’s commercial nerve center. One evening, after an exhausting shift of commercial driving, he received […]

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