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May 20, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
Corey Knowlton shot the black rhino in Namibia he paid $350,000 hunt and kill. Continue reading →
May 6, 2015 09:52 AM ET // AFP
Zimbabwe says it has 80,000 elephants, but room for only 42,000.
May 1, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Large herbivores are on the decline around the globe, which could empty out some of the world's most diverse landscapes.
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.
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