African wild dogs have evolved to “dwell in the cracks” of a landscape dominated by spotted hyenas and lions

African wild dogs have evolved to “dwell in the cracks” of a landscape dominated by spotted hyenas and lions

Large carnivores are essential in Africa for ecological, economic, and cultural reasons, but human activities endanger them. Lions, hyenas, and African wild dogs are increasingly relegated to protected regions such as national parks. They must compete for the same food sources within these constrained locations. Of course, competition is nothing new. African wild dogs have […]

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Incredible moment zebra is swallowed whole by a monster crocodile among stunning scenes snapped in nature photo contest

Incredible moment zebra is swallowed whole by a monster crocodile among stunning scenes snapped in nature photo contest

THIS is the incredible moment a zebra is swallowed whole by a monster crocodile. The shocking snap is one of 10 jaw-dropping scenes selected for a wildlife photography contest showcasing Kenya’s serene Maasai Mara savannahs. In the pic, the huge reptile pokes its jaws out of the water with an entire bloodied zebra in its […]

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‘Ecological island’: as Maasai herding lands shrink, so does space for Kenya’s elephants

‘Ecological island’: as Maasai herding lands shrink, so does space for Kenya’s elephants

Kenyan elephants risk a slow extinction in a bleak, ever-shrinking “ecological island” in one of the country’s most picturesque and photographed landscapes, according to a government report. The animals face a grim future as habitat loss is exacerbated by the pandemic’s impact on tourism, which is pushing landowners to sell off areas for development, and […]

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