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

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

Préservation / Conservation:

Le Gabon se dote d’un laboratoire d’analyses génétiques de la faune, une première en Afrique centrale.
CONGO: le projet Biodev 2030, pour freiner le déclin de la biodiversité.
Avocats contre éléphants, nouvel épisode de la difficile cohabitation entre agriculture et faune sauvage au Kenya.
Translocating lions does not reduce conflict.

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

The story behind the Namibian elephant auction.
Namibian elephant auction: A Potemkin conservation model.
Bannir la viande de brousse, un remède pire que le mal.
Cameroun – Le Parc de Waza (Extrême-Nord) en proie à une recrudescence des activités de braconnage.
Rhino poaching in Botswana – is pride hampering prevention ?
The Sick Five’: Captive lion breeding industry poses public health risk.
Rangers moins présents, chute des revenus : la pandémie a nui aux efforts de conservation des aires protégées.
En Ouganda, six lions « grimpeurs » mutilés dans un célèbre parc national.
Botswana to Proceed With Elephant Hunts Despite Red List.


Temporal patterns in the social network of core units in Rwenzori Angolan colobus monkeys: Effects of food availability and interunit dispersal.
Social groups buffer maternal loss in mountain gorillas.
Unrelated adoptions by bonobos may point to altruistic traits, study says.
Madagascar: Businesses drive disappearance of a wetland ‘reed forest’.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Why airlifting rhinos upside down is critical to conservation.
Giraffe genome holds keys to its peculiar body—and clues to hypertension treatments.
Seek and ye shall find – elephant identification.
Africa’s forest elephant has been largely overlooked. Now we need to fight for it.
African elephant species now Endangered and Critically Endangered.
Les espèces d’éléphants d’Afrique sont désormais En danger et En danger critique d’extinction.
Shades of grey: how to tell African elephant species apart.
First Photo in the Wild: one of the world’s most secretive mammals photographed in WildCRU’s Togo survey.
Molecular sexing of degraded DNA from elephants and mammoths:

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

L’insémination artificielle des lions, un danger pour leur conservation.
Setting the record straight on the much maligned hyena.
A new way to record lion roars and what it can tell us about the influence of environmental features on lion vocal behaviour.
High-quality carnivoran genomes from roadkill samples enable comparative species delineation in aardwolf and bat-eared fox.
When lions eat livestock, relocation is common—but often deadly.
Density responses of lesser-studied carnivores to habitat and management strategies in southern Tanzania’s Ruaha-Rungwa landscape.
African canids – 11 fascinating species.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

The largest mammal migration on planet earth.
Vivid biofluorescence discovered in the nocturnal Springhare (Pedetidae).

Autres nouvelles / Others news: