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Midnight Poaching In The Free State

    Midnight in the sprawling high plains of the Free State province of South Africa.   The sounds of nighttime birds, bugs, and other wild creatures surround you. If you listen closely enough, you can just make out a strange sound in the distance . . . something much larger....

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Poached For One Centimeter Of Rhino Horn

📸 Kragga Gamma Game Park

    There is nothing quite like encountering a white rhino on foot in the South African Highveld. They are, to put it simply, a 5,000 pound conglomeration of enormous size, perfected evolution, pure majesty, and sheer beauty.  You can feel every single hair raise on your body as you...

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Moving Towards #ZeroExtinction

    What does species extinction mean to you? How does that phrase make you feel?  Upset?  Ambivalent?  Indifferent?  Furious?  Perhaps motivated? Whatever it is, there is no escaping the fact that we are in the midst of a 6th mass extinction on planet Earth, caused in large part by...

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Spotted Hyena Release

    It’s not everyday that someone gets to see a pack of hyenas devour a carcass.  Let alone so close, and let alone with a 360 degree camera. But that’s exactly what happened with our partners in the Dinokeng Game Reserve of South Africa.  In this particular instance, these...

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Preventing Extinction In The Leuser Ecosystem

📸 Nomo michael hoefner

    The Leuser Ecosystem . . . a vast expanse of tropical jungle that covers just over 2 million hectares of the island of Sumatra.  It is here where some of the last remaining Sumatran tigers, Sumatran rhinos, Sumatran elephants, orangutans and a plethora of other species live together...

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Black Rhino Release

    Sometimes it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by daily challenges: Balancing work and social commitments, coordinating kids’ school drop-offs and pick-ups, and even squeezing in a Starbucks run before you start your day can feel like a juggling act. And then sometimes you hear stories that so dwarf your...

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Stopping Wildlife Crime Everywhere

As of this post, our team is working around the world to stop poaching before it starts. And we’ve been quite successful in the last few months. Recent intrusion events include Hawaii, Indonesia, and South Africa, where we were able to detect and apprehend individuals seeking to poach either flora...

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Ancient Koa Tree Poached

Did you know that poaching isn’t just an crisis among animals around the world? What first comes to mind is always elephants, rhinos, and now more commonly pangolins, tigers, and even turtles. These are some of the most poached and trafficked animals on Earth, but there is also a network...

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