How to move a giraffe

Google Maps Following up on some interesting tweets and stories about a fascinating roadtrip in Australia from the nation’s capital Canberra to the Sunshine coast near Brisbane. What caught our eye was the roadtripper – a young giraffe named Kebibi. Questions What is Kebibi’s history? What was the route taken during the roadtrip? Where do …

Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods through Wildlife Tourism

Book Cover Reading: Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods through Wildlife Tourism Citation: “Twining-Ward, Louise; Li, Wendy; Bhammar, Hasita; Wright, Elisson. 2018. Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods through Wildlife Tourism. Tourism for Development;. World Bank, Washington, DC. © World Bank. https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/29417 License: CC BY 3.0 IGO.” Download available online http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/494211519848647950/Supporting-sustainable-livelihoods-through-wildlife-tourism https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/29417 Questions Is this publication available in other languages? When …

World Wildlife Day 2018

Poster Big cats under threat! This year’s World Wildlife Day (March 3) focuses on the larger felines — lion, tiger, leopard and jaguar — the 4 largest wild cats that can roar – and also cheetah, snow leopard, puma, clouded leopard. 2018 In 2018 World Wildlife Day is celebrated with the theme “Big cats: predators …

Cheetahs

Photo: Ray Morris The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. It is the fastest land animal. – Wikipedia Embedded Tweets Cheetah captive breeding out of control? Many are used for cub petting and later returned to breeding facility, sold …

Favorite Streams #ABCWildOz

One of our favorite collection of streams comes from Australia. Presenting ABC’s Wild Oz — http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz — live until Friday (Australia time). If this is a pilot project, we’re looking forward to whatever it grows into. Hashtag: #ABCWildOz YouTube Today: In a suburban backyard in Brisbane orphaned squirrel gliders are preparing for release. They’ll sleep …

#HandsOffOurWildlife

Hashtags to watch: #HandsOffOurWildlife The campaign is supported by Green Girls in Africa https://greengirlsinafrica.com https://www.facebook.com/GreenGirlsAfrica https://twitter.com/GreenGirlAfrica Louise says that it’s time to bring about the necessary change to the tourism industry to make it a more responsible and fair for all, including wildlife in captivity. Louise writes on Facebook: Our #HandsOffOurWildlife campaign aims to create a greater awareness …