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Africa's Forgotten Cats
Animals  (tags: Africa, felines, cats, wildlife, serval, caracal, sand cat, African wild cat, golden cat, black-footed cat, jungle cat )

Freya
- 10 days ago - bbc.com
Africa's iconic big cats are well documented, but the continent's plains, grasslands, forests and wetlands are home to smaller felids whose statistics are just as impressive.
Ban Captive Hunting of Lions
Animals  (tags: africa, ban, lions, captive, hunting, animal welfare, petition )

Scooby
- 13 days ago - forcechange.com
Lions in Africa are being bred in captivity only to be sent off to be hunted by tourists who pay large sums of money to kill them. Lion breeders make as much as $25,000 per lion killed in the hunt. The success rate of hunting captivity-bred lions is over
Teaching Kenya's Warriors to Make Peace With Fast-Disappearing Lions
Animals  (tags: lions, warriors, kenya, africa, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, conservation, habitat, humans, protection, society, wildanimals )

Lone
- 20 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Shivani Bhalla enlists locals to save lions.
Applaud Capture of Elephant Poacher
Animals  (tags: Applaud, capture, elephant, poacher, prison, petition, Africa )

Scooby
- 20 days ago - forcechange.com
A major elephant poacher in Africa has officially been sentenced to seven years in prison without bail. The elephant killer, Kerumpoti Leyian, was caught red-handed with two elephant tusks and a full python skin.
Save Primates and Forest Plants in Africa - Stop Bushmeat Hunting - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Africa, Primates, Rainforests, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Killing, Ecosytem, Environmental destruction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 52 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop bushmeat hunting in Africa to preserve the primate population and essential fruit and nut trees that the ecosystem depends upon. "Bushmeat hunting" is the hunting of meat from wild animals for human food, and it's cruel and destructive.
African Animal Lookout
Animals  (tags: Africa, live cam, wildlife, Kenya, explore.org )

Nancy
- 131 days ago - explore.org
You are watching our live cams from Kenya. These cams are live daily from 6:30am to 7:30pm Eastern African Time. If you've missed our "live" hours, check out a trailer of the recent action here.
African Elephant ACTION Plan
Animals  (tags: wildlife, protection, cruelty, animalrights, elephants, Africa )

Nancy
- 152 days ago - bloodyivory.org
The AEAP represents and seeks to address the real 'situation on the ground' in terms of what actions must be implemented and most urgently require funding if Africa's elephants are to be protected throughout their range.
Zimbabwe: Time Up for Poachers
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, africa, poaching, elephants, wildlife, world protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, animaladvocates )

Cal
- 189 days ago - allafrica.com
Recent news from Asia -- the lucrative market place for poached ivory -- must have sent waves of joy across the African continent so rich in wildlife but dogged by poachers threatening to wipe out game
One Man's War on the Ivory Poachers of Gabon
Animals  (tags: ivory trade, war on poachers, africa, sadness, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animals, animalrights, protection, humans, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cal
- 315 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
As a frenzy of ivory poaching in central Africa brings forest elephants to the brink of extinction, in Gabon a British-born zoologist has joined forces with the president to declare war on the hunters.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save White Rhinos From Poachers - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: world, wildlife trade, AFrica, rhinos, poaching, slaughter, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animaladvocates, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, killing )

Cal
- 330 days ago - forcechange.com
Demand that Mozambique crack down on the illegal ivory trade running rampant and unchecked within their borders
Change.Org Petition Wants Hot Huntress Melissa Bachman Banned From South Africa - PLEASE SIGN
Animals  (tags: Africa, hunter, lion killed )

Judith
- 393 days ago - rare.us
South Africans have begun a petition to ban hardcore huntress Melissa Bachman from their country after she posted a picture of a male lion she killed on Twitter and Facebook. Click on 'Change.org" in red - 3rd paragraph under lion photo for petition.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Fruit Bat Trade
Animals  (tags: wildlife trade, endangered, extinction, rhinos, africa, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, death, crime, prevention, animalcruelty )

Cal
- 509 days ago - forcechange.com
In Sumatra, Indonesian fruit bats are being sold as a traditional medicine cure for asthma. Unfortunately this practice has endangered the species and contributed to a significant reduction in their numbers.
PETITION: Make Rhino Poaching a Felony in Mozambique - ForceChange
Animals  (tags: rhino, rhinos, poaching, crime, africa, mozambique, extinction, killed, killing, law, protection, wildlife, suffering, slaughter, death, crime, conservation, cruelty, wildanimals )

Annelisa
- 510 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Increase the crime of rhinoceros poaching in Mozambique from a misdemeanor to a felony.There are less than 5,000 rhinoceros left in Africa as of 2013. The brutal slaughter of rhinos for their valuable horns has spiraled out of control.
Hillary Clinton, Elephant Savior
Animals  (tags: Hillary Clinton, elephants, Africa, Environment, Conservation, Animal Kingdom, News, Politics News )

Judy
- 517 days ago - salon.com
She'll be pushing heads of state to help save the threatened animals from poaching
 

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