Mammifères d’Afrique – African Mammals – Revue du WEB – Janvier 2021

Liens vers l’actualité WEB de la faune africaine – Links to WEB African Wildlife News.

Préservation / Conservation:

South African game reserves face hard times as Covid halts tourism.
Spotting elephants from space.
Elephants counted from space for conservation.
Un nouveau guide pour gérer durablement la faune dans les forêts de production d’Afrique centrale.
Vers le renforcement de la protection de la réserve du Mont Nimba.
Recommendations pour des Images Responsables de Primates.
Largest collaring initiative to protect wildlife in Pendjari and W National Parks, Benin.

Braconnage / Poaching – Trafic / Traffic – Commerce / Trade – Chasse / Hunting:

Elephant ivory continues to be disguised and sold on eBay.
Six gorilla rangers killed in ambush at DR Congo’s Virunga national park.
RDC : six gardes tués lors d’une attaque dans le parc national des Virunga.
La viande de brousse.
Of ivory, elephants, shipwrecks and slaughter.
‘Gold rush’ as Botswana meets appetite for lion parts.
Ivory by any other name: Illegal trade thrives on eBay, study finds.
Nigeria emerges as Africa’s primary export hub for ivory, pangolin scales.
Le commerce mondial, ennemi des éléphants depuis près de 500 ans.
Customs seizes lion bones, pangolin scales worth N952m.
Nigeria seizes pangolin scales bound for Vietnam.
Namibie: End of the Game.
Nigéria, nouvelle plaque tournante du trafic d’ivoire et de pangolins.

Primates:

Hunting of mammals by central chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes troglodytes) in the Loango National Park, Gabon.
Kenya: Loss of Rare Monkeys Deals Death Blow to Once-Revered Reserve.
At least two gorillas at San Diego Zoo tested positive for Covid-19, in the first known cases among great apes.
Several gorillas test positive for COVID-19 at California zoo—first in the world.
First COVID-19 cases in zoo gorillas raise alarm about wild populations.
Plusieurs gorilles ont été testés positifs au coronavirus dans un zoo californien.
Group-level cooperation in chimpanzees is shaped by strong social ties.
Chimpanzee friends fight together to battle rivals.
Consistency of Social Interactions in Sooty Mangabeys and Chimpanzees.
Comparing Aye-Aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) Presence and Distribution between Degraded and Non-Degraded Forest within Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar.
Wild primates copy higher-ranked individuals in a social transmission experiment.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Hope for Virunga 2021: Hundreds of Elephants Return to DRC’s Park.
Alarming decline of bovids in Kasanka National Park, Zambia: A case study of the puku antelope (Kobus vardonii).
Dwarf Giraffes Discovery Surprises Scientists.
Dwarf giraffe seen in Namibia and Uganda.
Dwarf Giraffe Discovered in Namibia.
L’ancêtre commun des hippopotames et des baleines était-il aquatique ?
Tanzania: What Makes a Zebra to Have the Deadliest Kick in the Savannah.
New spate of elephant deaths in Botswana’s Okavango Delta.
Kruger rhino populations plummet – latest official stats.
En Côte d’Ivoire et en Afrique, les éléphants de plus en plus menacés d’extinction.
Kenya and Tanzania to conduct rhino census.
L’apparition de zèbres aux rayures étranges inquiète les scientifiques.

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

‘Africa’s Wild Dogs’: Nomads of the Bushveld.
Guépard saharien, loup doré, hyène rayée : comment l’Algérie veut sauver ces espèces menacées.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

Joy after first pangolin born in KZN wild in over 40 years.
Scientists discover new « spectacular » bat from West Africa.
‘Spectacular’ orange-furred bat described from West African mountain.
Aveugles et très résistants, les rats-taupes nus possèdent leurs propres dialectes pour communiquer.

Autres nouvelles / Others news:

Les parcs nationaux africains, un autre enjeu géopolitique.
No more cuddly selfies with our ape cousins, top conservation body warns scientists.
Best Practice Guidelines for Responsible Images of Non-Human Primates.
Test drilling for oil and gas begins in Namibia’s Okavango region.