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African Wildlife

Mad About The Death Of Cecil The Lion? Here's What You Can Do

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.29.2015 | Impact

You're outraged over the shooting death of Cecil the lion. So is Jimmy Kimmel, who fought back tears during a segment on his show Tuesday night. ...

Stop Elephant Poaching!

Emily Kelting | Posted 06.11.2014 | Green
Emily Kelting

If we don't educate and provide other sources of income for the Maasai and other African tribes, African elephants will not survive another 10 years in the wild. Rhinos, too, are being poached for their horns.

Zebra Courage

Kevin Richberg | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Group mentality isn't about putting on a pretty spectacle though, it's about staying safe in the midst of cunning predators. But if you're inclined to think zebras are just a bunch of 'nervous Nancys,' well, you're half right.

Athletes and Icons

Dr. Laurie Marker | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Dr. Laurie Marker

During this Olympiad, the cheetah, one of the animal kingdom's greatest athletes, has some allies. We're excited to see Anna Fenninger compete in Alpine Skiing in Sochi. Anna has been an advocate for Cheetah Conservation Fund, and has learned much about the cheetah's race against extinction.

10 More Safari Surprises: Ngorongoro Edition

Kevin Richberg | Posted 02.10.2014 | Travel
Kevin Richberg

Each day, safari jeeps make the climb up along the rim and descend down into the Ngorongoro Crater to observe this unique collection of Mother Nature's wonders. This is what we found on just one day's safari from The Manor at Ngorongoro.

The Man Adopted by Elephants

Ken White | Posted 03.04.2013 | San Francisco
Ken White

Lawrence Anthony is a name you may not know but the story that brought him to the public's eye is likely one you will remember. Anthony was the wildlife conservationist who, back in 2003, flew into decimated Baghdad to attempt to save the animals of the bombed zoo.

How to Save the Rhino

Glen Martin | Posted 11.18.2012 | Green
Glen Martin

The holocaust of the African rhinoceros is accelerating, with the very real possibility that both the continent's species -- white and black rhinos -- could be extinct outside zoos in a matter of years.

Baboons Make Joy From A Puddle

Eliza Deacon | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Eliza Deacon

The so-called "green season" in Africa is often considered a slow time in terms of wildlife, but we've always found that at it throws some surprising moments into the mix.

To See the Animals: Our Safari to Tanzania

Ken White | Posted 04.30.2012 | San Francisco
Ken White

Back when my wife and I first married we promised ourselves that someday we'd travel to Africa and see the elephants and lions. We just fulfilled that promise by celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary on safari to Tanzania.