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Apr 17, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
Until this year, scientists hadn't seen the Bouvier's red colobus monkey in the wild since the 1970s.
Apr 10, 2015 09:16 AM ET
People with albinism in Tanzania and other parts of Africa are seen as supernatural beings, magical creatures whose bodies bring good luck. Unfortunately, they're hunted because of these perceptions.
Apr 2, 2015 07:21 AM ET
In Zimbabwe, the transformation from poacher to elephant savior isn't just a personal choice, it is a financial one.
Mar 22, 2015 11:43 AM ET // AFP
Ebola struck the wife of a recovered Sierra Leone man as the country was poised to declare itself Ebola free. Continue reading →
Mar 17, 2015 09:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
A 17-million-year-old beaked whale fossil is helping researchers solve a puzzle about the likely birthplace of humanity in East Africa.
Mar 14, 2015 09:40 AM ET // AFP
A camera trap meant to record chimpanzees makes a chance discovery.
Mar 2, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
Feb 25, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
An innovative British effort to stem sex trafficking in Africa uses belief in magic and witchcraft to help victims. Continue reading →
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