Editor's Picks 8 November : Wildlife

Collection with 12 media items created by Transterra Editor

08 Nov 2013 08:00

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KENYA GAME RANGERS (11 of 40)
Tsavo East, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
05 Jun 2013

A elephant can be seen in the Tsavo East game park in Kenya 5 June 2013. PHOTO/KAREL PRINSLOO

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Spider Hunters (22 of 22)
Svay Leur, Cambodia
By George Nickels
09 Aug 2012

The children prefer to eat the head first then strip the meat from the legs leaving the abdomen containing the precious eggs until last.

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KENYA GAME RANGERS (9 of 40)
Tsavo East, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
06 Jun 2013

Kenya Wildlife Ranger Sgt. Benson Epae from the anti poaching unit look at an elephant that was killed by poachers with a poison arrow three weeks ago in the Tsavo East game park in Kenya 6 June 2013. PHOTO/KAREL PRINSLOO

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Wildlife Crimes (14 of 47)
Gabon
By James Morgan
27 Jun 2012

On 27th July, Gabon's president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, ordered the country's entire stockpile of Ivory, about 10 million dollars worth to be burnt, symbolising Gabon's antipoaching stance and determination to combat the illegal trade.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (15 of 47)
Gabon
By James Morgan
27 Jun 2012

An eco guard supervises the burning of Gabon's Ivory stock pile.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (16 of 47)
Libreville, Gabon
By James Morgan
27 Jun 2012

On 27th July, Gabon's president, Ali Bongo Ondimba, ordered the country's entire stockpile of Ivory, about 10 million dollars worth to be burnt, symbolising Gabon's antipoaching stance and determination to combat the illegal trade.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (3 of 47)
Gabon
By James Morgan
23 Jun 2012

In Mekobe village a man rolls the skin of a water cobra. The meat of the snake will be eaten and the skin preserved to hang on his wall. For generations rural Gabonese communities have survived sustainably from bushmeat. But poaching for commercial resale has created an unsustainable demand on large numbers of species.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (6 of 47)
Minkebe, Gabon
By James Morgan
23 Jun 2012

A juvenile mandril monkey, it's mother was killed by poachers and it now lives in Minkebe village.

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Wildlife Crimes (18 of 47)
Gabon
By James Morgan
27 Jun 2012

Elephants roaming free on the lands of Gabon

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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Wildlife Crimes (19 of 47)
Gabon
By James Morgan
27 Jun 2012

There are no final or totally verifiable figures for the numbers of elephants slaughtered for their ivory in 2012. However, reports from Cameroon, DR Congo, South Sudan and the Central African Republic suggest a massive and continuing rise in killings.

James Morgan / WWF-CANON

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KENYA GAME RANGERS (25 of 40)
Tsavo East, Kenya
By Karel Prinsloo
06 Jun 2013

An elephant that was killed by poachers with a poison arrow three weeks ago in the Tsavo East game park in Kenya 6 June 2013. PHOTO/KAREL PRINSLOO

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Trekking in a 20 million year old rai...
Madeira, Portugal
By Luis Miguel Rodrigues
15 Jun 2013

Madeira Island is home of hundreds of endemic flora species like more than 30 different wild orchids only found in this island