by ALAN TAYLOR view more images.. Lion wrangler Shandor Larenty shares a moment with a giraffe at the Lion and Safari Park, a wildlife-conservation enclosure in South Africa.
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MOKOPANE, South Africa (AP) — A dog in South Africa has befriended a baby giraffe that was abandoned at birth, rescued and taken to a local orphanage. Jazz the giraffe arrived at The Rhino Orphanage just days after birth. A farmer found him in the wild, weak and dehydrated, and called the center for help. […]
By Vince Beiser It may be little more than grains of weathered rock, and can be found in deserts and on beaches around the world, but sand is also the world’s second most consumed natural resource. A South African entrepreneur shot dead in September. Two Indian villagers killed in a gun battle in August. A […]
A new count shows the population off Brazil went from about 450 in the 1950s to 25,000 now By Pablo Hernández-Mares Once hunted almost to extinction, the population of humpback whales that swims the seas between South America and Antarctica has bounced back. An estimated 25,000 Megaptera novaeangliae now live in the western South Atlantic. […]
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Pearl Johnson is now the youngest person to ascend the 3,000-foot rock face Over four days and three nights in mid-September, Pearl Johnson, age 9, climbed the Triple Direct route on El Capitan, earning her the title as the youngest person to ascend the 3,000-foot formation. Pearl climbed with her mother, Janet, and a family […]
Established in 1954 Sheilam Cactus and Succulent Nursery has been owned and operated by the Schwegmann family since 1967. Located near Robertson, 170 km outside Cape Town, South Africa, and boasting approximately 2000 species of plants, the nursery is recognised by authorities as one of the finest collections of specimen plants. Discover plants such as […]
Journey into the wilds of the Congo rain forest with scientists trying to locate a shockingly large peatland so that they can help to preserve it. BY DANIEL GROSSMAN MBANDAKA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGOIt had been three busy days since Greta Dargie had returned to Mbandaka, a city on the western border of the […]