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British trophy hunters have been slaying ‘at risk’ zebras in South Africa before posting photographs of the slaughtered animals online, it has been revealed. The grinning tourists share the sickening images to social media after embarking on expensive ‘hunt’ safaris across the vast African plains. Andy Denson (pictured) poses with a zebra he appeared to
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Harper the Heron. Photo: Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Harper the Great Blue Heron doesn’t have time for layovers. Geotagging data from this past week shows that the bird, tagged earlier this year in Maine, flew nonstop from New Brunswick, Canada to Nocatee, Florida between October 4th and early October 6th. The marathon flight over the open ocean
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BirdLife’s research has revealed that an estimated 25 million birds are illegally killed or taken each year across the Mediterranean, Northern Europe and the Caucasus. Here, we delve deeper into the shocking discoveries that galvanised our Flight for Survival campaign. A boy clutches a fistful of Eurasian Golden Orioles Oriolus oriolus: he seeks buyers for
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This article was written by Nadiah Rosli, Communication Lead for Malaysia of Earthworm Foundation. Support Malaysian people and Bornean elephants with Plan A. The villagers of Ulu Muanad, in Beluran, Sabah on Borneo Island, Malaysia are predominantly farmers – first-generation smallholders who harvest rubber, rice, fruits, vegetables and palm oil. Sometimes birds and even monkeys would disturb their crops, but these
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Clockwise from top left: Red-backed Shrike; Eurasian Nutcracker; White-throated Dipper; Eurasian Magpie. Illustrations: Natalia Rojas and Ana Maria Martinez Jaramillo/Stonemaier Games For four straight days in August, Elizabeth Hargrave did little else but meet and chat with gaggles of board gamers who all wanted to discuss one thing: Wingspan. Hargrave was in Indianapolis for Gen Con, the largest
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Illustration: Joe Ciardiello Who’s Kenn? Simply put, Kenn is a national treasure. A renowned birder, author, and conservationist, Kenn Kaufman has spent his life dedicated to observing birds, reading about birds, writing about birds, and sharing the world of birds with others. With all that birdy knowledge in his brain, he also acts as the field editor for Audubon magazine. So, whenever
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We are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. Alan Jonker wins First Prize for his outstanding image ‘Leopard’. Noushka wins Second and Third Prizes with ‘Red-legged Partridge’ and ‘Little Owl’. Please give kudos to the photographers by leaving a comment and sharing their photos on social media. Leopard by Alan Jonker
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