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Elephants and rhinos in Africa

a time for decision.

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Published by International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources in [Switzerland] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • African elephant -- Conservation -- Africa.,
    • Rhinoceroses -- Conservation -- Africa.,
    • Wildlife conservation -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Compiled and edited by Peter Jackson.

      ContributionsJackson, Peter, 1926-, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL737.P98 E44 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3207531M
      ISBN 102880322081
      LC Control Number83113367
      OCLC/WorldCa11533847

        Photographer Laurent Baheux has snapped incredible black and white photos of wildlife in Africa including some unique shots of lions, elephants and rhinos. 9 Stunning snaps have captured African.   The Tsavo Trust, which works to protect elephants and rhinos in Africa from illegal poaching, is gaining more ground, thanks to the continued support of Cheyenne Mountain Zoo guests. This year, donations are supporting the Trust’s long-term viability through infrastructure development, in addition to ongoing support for aerial surveys.

      The ivory trade is the commercial, often illegal trade in the ivory tusks of the hippopotamus, walrus, narwhal, mammoth, and most commonly, African and Asian elephants.. Ivory has been traded for hundreds of years by people in Africa and Asia, resulting in restrictions and bans. Ivory was formerly used to make piano keys and other decorative items because of the white color it presents when.   This idea for a legal rhino trade is gaining supporters in the South African government (South Africa has 85 percent of the world's rhinos). There's a push to submit the idea for international.

      The international trade in elephants, rhinos, and other species is the second-largest threat to wildlife after habitat loss. If the market continues to drive poaching, both rhinos and elephants.   Elephants, rhinos and lions. In the video below from Nat Geo Wild, titled Black Rhinos Confront Lions, Elephants in a Three-Way Standoff and filmed in Kenya’s Maasai Mara National Reserve, you’ll see these three Big Five animals come to an impasse. It begins when some lions spot a black rhino calf and decide to try their luck at getting a meal.. The calf’s mother and an adult bull rhino.


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Elephants and rhinos in Africa Download PDF EPUB FB2

"Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind The Elephant and Rhino Poaching Crisis" is a comprehensive analysis of the current crisis, and a balanced discussion of the many options being considered to save the remaining populations of rhinos and elephants in both Africa and Asia.

The book is /5(25). Elephants and rhinos in Africa: a time for decision. [Peter Jackson; International Union for Conservation of Nature Elephants and rhinos in Africa book Natural Resources.;] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: African elephant -- Conservation -- Africa. Rhinoceroses -- Conservation -- Africa. Elephants and Rhinos in Africa: A Time for Decision by Peter Jackson Intl Union for Conservation of; ISBN: Killing Game: International Law and the African Elephant by David Harland Praeger Pub Text; ISBN: A day in the life of an African elephant by Anthony Hall-Martin ASIN: The African Elephant: Last.

The results of the largest ever survey of African elephants published in Septemberrevealed that Africa has aboutelephants left. The aerial survey covered 18 countries and reported thatelephants were lost to ivory poaching and habitat destruction in less than a. Despite extensive conservation measures over the last two decades, populations of elephants and rhinos in Africa continue to decline.

The plight of the black rhino is especially acute. Poaching for rhino horn and ivory, rather than habitat loss, remains the principal threat to these by:   An Africa without elephants or rhinos is hard to imagine. But it’s been perilously close.

The story so far We’ve worked with governments and communities to stop poaching, build strong new breeding populations of rhino, improve laws on elephant and rhino conservation and reduce conflict between animals and people.

This is an ideal environment for our soft-footed friends, so it will come as no surprise that this park is said to have the highest concentration of African elephants in all of East Africa. Visitors will be pleased to spot some of the 8, elephants and over species of birds that call the park home.

Elephants, Rhinos & People (ERP) was founded to preserve and protect Southern Africa’s wild elephants and rhinos through a strategy that is based on rural poverty alleviation.

In order to accomplish its mission, ERP carefully selects projects based on their potential to create economic engines for impoverished rural communities in areas. Attacks on rhinos have been growing over the past two years, with 13 killed, including two black rhino, in the last five months ofSouth African newspapers report.

Spate of killings A park ranger said he had witnessed an elephant knocking a rhino over, trampling it and driving a tusk through its chest.

The rhinos appeared to be killed violently, with deep puncture wounds. Not much in the wild can kill a rhino, so rangers set up hidden cameras throughout the park. The result was shocking. The culprits turned out to be marauding bands of aggressive juvenile male elephants, the very elephants relocated from Kruger National Park a few years earlier.

In this book Anthony continues to share stories about the happenings at his private game reserve Thula Thula.

If the reader has read his first book, the continuation of the animal tales is an easy and enjoyable one. He also talks about the plight of rhinos in South Africa who are being poached and pushed to the brink of extinction/5().

Status and conservation of Africa's elephants and rhinos. Gland, Switzerland: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D H M Cumming; Peter Jackson; IUCN/SSC African Elephant Specialist Group.; IUCN/SSC African Rhino Specialist Group.

Anthony's second book, The Elephant Whisperer, published by Pan Macmillan, tells the story of his adventures and relationship with a rescued herd of African elephants.

Anthony's third book, The Last Rhinos, published by Sidgwick & Jackson, is the true story of Anthony's involvement to rescue the remaining Northern White rhinoceros in the DR Congo. During last year, an estimated 12 elephants and 45 rhinos were poached duringthe ministry of environment and tourism's wildlife crime report of shows.

A similar alarming story can be told of the herds in northern Mozambique and across swathes of central Africa, with forest elephants losing almost two-thirds of their numbers to the tusk trade. The huge rise in poaching and ivory smuggling in the new millennium has destroyed the hope that the ivory trade ban had capped poaching and would Reviews: 6.

"We had to do something. If you balance the two species, rhinos are more endangered," Stuart-Hill said. The victims were all white rhinos, not the more endangered black rhino. Even so, there areelephants in Africa, compared to 4, white rhinos. But which of the 75 elephants in the Pilanesberg game reserve were guilty.

Welcome to the Helping Rhinos booklet on rhinos and other endangered species. This book form part of the wider Helping Rhinos Rhinocation programme. We hope you enjoy reading about rhinos and elephants, and doing the activities. Helping Rhinos is a charity which is trying to help look after the world’s rhinos, before they become extinct.

It’s estimated there are justelephants across Africa, down from 10m 90 years ago. Demand for ivory has mostly come from China and. With 4 of Africa’s Big 5 game; lions, elephants, rhinos and buffaloes along with a huge range of other wildlife including; sable, kudu, wildebeest, crocodile, giraffe and zebra this is an animal lovers paradise.

Poaching is threatening wildlife conservation in Africa. Elephant (Loxodonta africana) and rhino (Ceratotherium simum and Diceros bicornis) populations have been devastated and. The filmmakers met with John Hume — who is the world’s largest private rhino breeder and founder/owner of Buffalo Dream Ranch, home to approximately rhinos in South Africa.

According to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, elephants are in "danger of extinction" and the two rhinoceros species are "critically endangered." Asian tapirs. “African rhinos belong to Africa and they should surely benefit those countries in Africa which own them,” the document said.

Swaziland estimates it could raise $m from its kg stockpile.