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Snake Surprise

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Successful Rhino Poaching Prevention

This https://www.youtube.com/embed/jJgoeLysk8E“>YouTube video may be ‘staged’ but the point is valid – to say nothing about the excellent dog action and bird calls at the beginning of the film. If expanded, this solution could go a long way to reducing … Continue reading

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So its not just Rhino Horn & Elephant Tusks

It seems that Madagascan Ploughshare Tortoises are also at dire risk. It’s good that they catch some poachers, but what can be done? Educate the buyers/users?  Hard but worth attempting. Protect the species?  Of course, but hard too and very … Continue reading

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Close Encounters of a Jumbo Kind

Not sure I could have sat so calmly in that front seat. Close Encounter with Elephant

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Unbelievable Swifts

From Beijing to Cape Town: a remarkable trip using the latest geolocator technology.  A SWIFT annual round trip from the Summer Palace to Table Mountain.  Amazing ornithology, amazing birds. http://www.birdguides.com/webzine/article.asp?a=5047

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Burkina Faso Birding

Supposed to be working but there is always time for a bird photo! I will edit and show more when I get back to my cave in 2 weeks time.  And I will continue my December China Tour too!

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