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Young Elk with Attitude

Young Rocky Mountain elk investigate WPS cameras with their noses

One after another, young and curious Rocky Mountain elk use their tongues and noses to investigate WPS cameras on a windy day in late May in Rocky Mountain National Park, northern Colorado.  Once their curiosity is satisfied, they continue to graze past our cameras, fattening themselves on new spring grasses....

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Buy a T-shirt and Save the Turbo Kitties

WPS has T-shirts!  Show off your concern for endangered species in a fun way. The whimsical, animal-themed shirts, featuring cheetah, rhino, pangolin, echidna, and elephant, are reminders that these animals face severe survival challenges. Purchasing merch helps WPS protect animals on the ground in Africa and other places where we...

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WPS YouTube Channel Brings Wildlife to You

WPS YouTube Channel

Did you know that WPS has a YouTube wildlife channel? In addition to developing and installing technology to catch poachers, our team and partners film wildlife in locations around the world. Sharing spectacular footage and conservation facts with audiences is one way we hope to inspire stewardship for animals of...

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Expecto Patronum!

Graphic shows "Vanishing Half-Marathon" text with photo of vanishing rhino in mist.

What do you get when you cross Harry Potter fans with a wildlife conservation non-profit and a charitable cause? “The Vanishing Half-Marathon” by the Potterhead Running Club (PHRC)! The Harry Potter-inspired running program is “dedicated to harnessing the power of fandom to inspire communities of fans to be more physically...

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Go!

The annual Running Wild fundraiser is less than a month away, so get your running shoes ready for a fun run and good company! Proceeds will benefit Wildlife Protection Solutions and other wildlife organizations working to conserve threatened animals in Africa. Whether you run fast like a cheetah or slow...

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Reason to Smile this Mother’s Day

Mother lion with growing cubs, Dinokeng Game Reserve, South Africa

No matter how wild you were as a kid, you were and still are your mother’s pride and joy! This Mother’s Day, give back to Mom with a gift from Amazon Smile, and Amazon will donate a percentage of your purchase to the charitable organization of your choice. By designating...

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Poachers Caught, Wildebeest Freed

A ranger cautiously approaches a wildebeest to remove a snare from its neck

Rangers at Dinokeng Game Reserve in the Gauteng Province of northern South Africa caught two poachers in early April 2019 after spotting the intruders on hidden cameras installed by Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS). The men were in the process of setting snares to catch animals—either for bush meat or for...

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Getting Local with Running Wild

This June Wildlife Protection Solutions will partner for its fifth year with Running Wild, a Denver-based run and fundraiser in support of endangered species in Africa. Participants of all ages will join in the fun on the 5K and 1-mile routes around north Denver and Regis University, which hosts and...

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Virtual Safaris: Tools for Teaching Conservation

Kids love animal stories, and first grade students at Edison Elementary School in Denver, Colorado are no exception. Last week Wildlife Protection Solutions (WPS) joined with Global Conservation Corps (GCC) to teach the children about wildlife conservation, and the kinds of animals the two organizations help protect in Africa, including...

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Poachers Caught in the Act

It takes a coordinated team to prevent poaching, and on the night of January 21, 2019 at the Sandveld Nature Reserve in Free State, South Africa, such teamwork was successful, both for averting harm to wildlife and catching the intruders. Located on 37,000 hectares of sandy scrub and sweet-thorn savannah,...

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