Mammifères d’Afrique – Revue du web – Mai 2017

Liens vers l’actualité du mois de mai concernant les mammifères d’Afrique.
Links to news of may about African mammals.


Des chimpanzés défigurés en Ouganda, les pesticides suspectés.


Bonobos, not chimps, are humans’ closest living ancestor.
How advancements in Ebola disease detection in wild apes can help to prevent dangerous outbreaks.
Deterring elephants with the sound of bees


10 après après leur disparition, les rhinocéros noirs sont de retour au Rwanda.
Le Rwanda réintroduit des rhinocéros dans un parc naturel.
La réintroduction des rhinocéros a débuté au Rwanda.
Nigéria: Nous ne voulons pas d’ananas dans le parc national !
L’UE renforce sa lutte contre le trafic des espèces menacées.
Benin: Le plan de mise en valeur du parc de la Pendjari adopté.
Bénin : African Parks au chevet de la Pendjari.


Rhinos back in Rwanda, 10 relocated to Akagera National Park.
Rhinos return to Rwanda.
Rwanda welcomes 20 black rhinos to Akagera National Park.
New IUCN programme to help carnivores and humans coexist across Africa.
The end of wild elephants? Why we must not let Africa become one giant food farm.
Saving Gabon’s Forest Elephants.
Fencing bodes a rapid collapse of the unique Greater Mara ecosystem
South Africa’s ‘lion whisperer’ roars for conservation.
African Parks Brings New Park Under Management in West Africa.
Counting what species do is becoming as important as counting how many there are

Braconnage – Trafic – Commerce – Chasse:

Cornes de rhinocéros : pourquoi le trafic a explosé.
Saisie record d’écailles de pangolin en Malaisie.
Côte d’Ivoire : 60 kilos d’ivoire et des peaux de panthère saisis.
Stéphanie Vergniault et les derniers éléphants de la Chari River.

Poaching – Traffic – Trade – Hunting:

We Might Be The Last Generation To See Elephants Like This.
A surging trade in bush meat puts baby primates in peril when adults are killed by poachers.
Conservation groups should remain resolute and say no to rhino horn trade.
Forest rangers tortured and killed by illegal settlers in Liberia rainforest.
Illegal bushmeat hunters compete with predators and threaten wild herbivore populations in a global tourism hotspot.
How to save the world’s most trafficked mammal.
Hong Kong Ivory traders encouraging buyers to smuggle ivory.
Rhino Orphanage Forced To Close After Poachers Kill Two Babies.
Nine rhinos found massacred at Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park.
More than seven tonnes of suspected pangolin scales uncovered at Hong Kong container terminal.
Appalled by the Illegal Trade in Elephant Ivory, a Biologist Decided to Make His Own.
Commission introduces new measures to fight poaching and to end trade in raw ivory.
South Sudan wildlife surviving civil war, but poaching and trafficking threats increase
Zambie: Congolese national has been apprehended after he was found in possession of 83 elephant tusks.
Namibia flouts international law to export baby elephants.
Study Finds Congo’s Miners Often Resort to Hunting Wildlife for Food.
Save the elephants: How we turned a corner on the ivory trade.
Uganda probes Chinese diplomats over ivory trafficking.


Le Maroc veut sauver de l’extinction le macaque magot.
Le Maroc veut sauver le singe magot, un macaque en danger.


Chimps Could Soon Win Legal Personhood.
Conservation lessons from the bonobos.
Bonobos Use the Power of Female Friendship to Overthrow Male Hierarchy.
Uganda’s Mountain gorillas’ habitats wither.
Sex-specific association patterns in bonobos and chimpanzees reflect species differences in cooperation.
Extraction of honey from underground bee nests by central African chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) in Loango National Park, Gabon.
Wild gorillas compose happy songs that they hum during meals.
Morocco struggles to protect its iconic monkey.
Wild chimpanzees’ use of single and combined vocal and gestural signals
The HSUS, New York Blood Center announce landmark agreement for care of Liberian chimpanzees.
The Mount Kenya Potto is a Subspecies of the Eastern Potto Perodicticus ibeanus.


Chat des sables: vers une meilleure conservation au Maroc.


The Lion and the Cow: Conservation, Pastoralism, and Conflict.
Human-wildlife conflict is decimating leopard numbers in one of their last African strongholds.
Battling to save the Ethiopian wolf – Africa’s rarest carnivore
Cheetahs Return to Malawi After 20-Year Absence.
Mystery over 3 cheetahs found dead next to road.


L’éléphant drague d’abord les jolies étrangères.
L’hirola est probablement l’antilope la plus menacée d’Afrique.


Why Are Elephants in Northern Botswana Migrating South Into Previously Unoccupied Habitat ?
Africa’s Decreasing Elephant Population: A Country-by-Country Analysis.
The last giraffes of the Congo.
The Hirola is the world’s rarest antelope. Here’s how it can be saved
East Africa’s drought threatens iconic wildebeest migration.
Twelve new ‘big tusker’ elephants discovered in Kruger National Park.

Autres mammifères:

Les environnementalistes attirent l’attention des autorités gabonaises sur le braconnage du lamantin.

Other mammals:

No news for this month.

Autres nouvelles:

Dollars dans la brume!

Other news:

Attacked Rhino Orphanage Takes Heartbreaking Decision to Close.
Wildlife petting industry under fire after animals attack visitors.
RDB announces new gorilla permit tariffs.
Mining for conflict minerals is driving gorillas to extinction.
Zim, Botswana unite to fight human-wildlife conflict.
Interview With Emmanuel de Merode, Director of Virunga National Park
Africa’s Wildlife Rangers Risk Death Protecting Animals From Poachers.
In Liberia, a battered palm oil industry adjusts to new rules.
Not out of the woods: Concerns remain with Nigerian superhighway.
Gambia: Bolong Fenyo Wildlife Reserve in Gunjur seems poisened.
Tourists risk animal bites by misreading wild monkey facial expressions as ‘kisses’.