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Elephant Kills African Big Game Hunter By Slamming Body On Top Of Him
Theunis Botha, a hunter known for killing leopards using hounds, died in Zimbabwe when a shot elephant fell on top of him.
“Extinct” Venomous Snake Rediscovered In South Africa
The Albany adder hadn't been seen in almost a decade — until a team of scientists found four living in South Africa this spring.
Scientists Uncover Ancient Human Relative That Lived Alongside Our Ancestors
Although the bizarre human cousin of Homo naledi was thought to be more than 2 million years old, new research proves otherwise.
Queen Nzinga: The West African Leader Who Fought Off Imperialist Slave Traders
Was Nzinga the most fearless leader in history?
Eight Mummies and Over 1,000 Statues Uncovered In Ancient Egyptian Tomb
Officials hope the exciting archaeological discoveries will encourage a boost in tourism.
Giraffes On Way To “Silent Extinction” Due To American Trophy Hunting, Conservationists Say
The giraffe population in sub-Saharan Africa has seen a sharp 40% drop in the past 30 years, largely caused by American tourists "trophy hunting."
Rhino Horn Trade Now Legal Again After Poaching Deaths Rose 9,000% In 10 Years
Traders and conservationists disagree as to how the new ruling will affect the incidence of illegal poaching and smuggling worldwide.
North African Youth Vandalize 8,000-Year-Old Rock Art
Vandals have been scribbling their names over the ancient rock art of Chad's Ennedi Plateau since January.
Drones May Be The Answer To Africa’s Worsening Elephant Poaching Crisis
Africa lost 30 percent of its elephants to illegal poaching between 2007 and 2014. Drones may be the solution.
Rhino Horn Trade Likely To Soon Become Legal Again In South Africa
Many fear that new regulations will cause poaching of these endangered creatures to rise.
Poachers Poison Rare Giant Tusker Elephant To Death
Poachers murdered a rare elephant in hopes of stealing his giant tusks.