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Safari tourism may make elephants more aggressive — but it’s still the best tool for conservation

■ Nicola F. Koyama, senior lecturer in natural sciences and psychology, Liverpool John Moores University Isabelle Szott PhD candidate in Conservation biology, Liverpool John Moores University GOING on safari in Africa offers tourists the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular wildlife on Earth — including African elephants (Loxodonta …

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Trophy hunting under new attack

The usual celebrities – including Chris Packham and Joanna Lumley – have lined up to attack trophy hunting over news of what British hunters brought home in 2017-2018. The Daily Telegraph reveals that the UK imported: 22 lion trophies 3 lion skins 2 lion rugs 3 lion skulls 3 lion …

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Africa: Safari Tourism May Make Elephants More Aggressive – but It’s Still the Best Tool for Conservation

analysis Isabelle Szott, Liverpool John Moores University and Nicola F. Koyama, Liverpool John Moores University Going on safari in Africa offers tourists the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular wildlife on Earth – including African elephants (Loxodonta africana). Known for their complex social systems, long memory and high …

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Safari tourism may make elephants more aggressive – but it’s still the best tool for conservation – The Conversation

Going on safari in Africa offers tourists the opportunity to see some of the most spectacular wildlife on Earth – including African elephants (Loxodonta africana). Known for their complex social systems, long memory and high intelligence, this species is also threatened by poaching and shrinking habitats, so further disturbance to …

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Wildlife tourists on safari are damaging the health of elephants

Wildlife tourists on safari are damaging the health of elephants and making them more aggressive towards each other, according to new research.  The study, the first analysis of its kind shows wildlife tourism is making free ranging elephants more anxious because of the large numbers of people.   Hordes of …

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Planned Kleinmond game park won’t keep lions or host elephant rides – CapeNature

Cape Nature, the leading conservation authority in the Western Cape, has denied claims that a proposed safari park in Kleinmond will be home to lions or offer elephant rides. Cape Town residents and animal welfare activists have raised concerns about the plans to open the Lamloch Safari Park on the …

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Planned Kleinmond game park won’t keep lions or host elephant rides – CapeNature

Cape Nature, the leading conservation authority in the Western Cape, has denied claims that a proposed safari park in Kleinmond will be home to lions or offer elephant rides. Cape Town residents and animal welfare activists have raised concerns about the plans to open the Lamloch Safari Park on the …

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These Amazing Photos Show A Rare ‘Elephant Queen’ In Kenya

Towering high above the Kenyan landscape, this female elephant is huge, her long tusks curving right down to the ground. Known as a “big tusker” she’s a rare and extraordinary sight — it’s estimated that fewer than 30 of these animals still exist in Africa. British photographer Will Burrard-Lucas captured …

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Safari guide lies down in front of ‘curious’ African elephant, which acknowledges him and moves on

Brave or barmy? Safari guide lies down in front of a ‘curious‘ African bull elephant, which simply acknowledges him and then moves onSteve Baillie is an expert African wildlife guide with over 24 years experience He said lying in front of an elephant ‘should not be attempted by idiots’ Encounter with bull …

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Tricky terrain for elephants | Weekend Argus

Cape Town – There will be those who throw up their hands in horror at the idea of elephants roaming the precious wetlands of the Western Cape. These giants of the wilderness might have existed hundr of years ago in the southern tip of Africa, but those days are long …

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