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Ebola-style virus threatens the world’s smallest elephant

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Ebola-style virus threatens the world’s smallest elephant

A tiny virus threatens the worlds elephant. Disease has an 80% fatality rate and worlds smallest -and rarest elephant is in danger of becoming extinct. With only 1,500 of these beautiful creatures left on the planet a deadly cocktail of viral infection, habitat loss and poaching could lead the Pygmy elephant on a trail to extinction.

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Cheetah Outreach – How animal tourism can help save wildlife in South Africa

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Cheetah Outreach – How animal tourism can help save wildlife in South Africa

Cheetah outreach is one facility that tops the ethical scale and has the true wellbeing and conservation of these majestic cats at the core of its foundation and philosophy. The Cheetah Outreach project is ‘genuine’ ecotourism personified. We can all do our bit and there has never been a more important time to get involved to help stop the needless eradication of animals from our planet.

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Cape Town - The Mother City

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Cape Town - The Mother City

Articles and travel blogs about Cape Town don't really do it justice. It’s almost impossible to capture the beauty of Cape Town and all it has to offer purely with the written word. If you’re seeking sun, amazing beaches, outstanding scenic beauty and to be immersed in wildlife you came to the right place.

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Animal Tourism – how to do your bit for conservation responsibly and effectively

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Animal Tourism – how to do your bit for conservation responsibly and effectively

Animal Tourism and the detrimental impact it can have on animal welfare and wildlife conservation is an extremely relevant and pressing issue of our time with the future of so many species hanging in the balance as a result of human interaction. Recently published articles tackled the negative implications of supporting animal attractions around the world and highlighting the reason why people are unintentionally preventing the cure. The fact of the matter is tourists can’t tell if an attraction is bad for animals or not, and I'm here to change that.

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A Wild Investment - Adopt an Orangutan

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A Wild Investment - Adopt an Orangutan

19th August is World Orangutan Day. Every year this date is set aside to raise awareness and educate the public to the terrible plight faced by the Orangutan in Borneo and Sumatra. As Ambassador for Orangutan Appeal UK, Nicholas Daines shows how everyone can get involved on this special day.

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