Mammifères d’Afrique – African Mammals – Revue du WEB – Février 2022

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

Préservation / Conservation:

In prioritizing conservation, animal culture should be a factor.
GHANA : un nouveau manuel promeut l’écotourisme.
Zambian court stops land clearing in Kasanka National Park, where 10 million bats roost annually.
Refuge of endangered ‘African unicorn’ threatened by mining, poaching, deforestation.
Call for COVID rules that reduced infections in gorilla parks to remain.

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

UK trophy hunting import ban not supported by rural Africans.
Links between terrorism and the ivory trade overblown.
Where trafficked pangolins originate is a puzzle, hobbling efforts to save them.
Bull elephant recovers after being found with a spear in his stomach.
Single criminal syndicate could be behind ivory poaching in east, southern Africa.
La Chine démantèle un grand réseau de trafic illicite d’ivoire en provenance du Nigeria.
On the front line in Liberia’s fight to save the pangolin.


Female baboons that had a tough infancy are less sociable as adults.
Regulating body temperature another reason for nocturnal primate births, says new U of L study.
Application of insects to wounds of self and others by chimpanzees in the wild.
Des chimpanzés du Gabon soignent leur plaies grâce à des insectes.
Chimpanzee exposure to pollution revealed by human biomonitoring approaches.
Mountain gorilla inbreeding has distorted their facial features.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

The gerenuk (Litocranius walleri).
Facts about hippos.
Hippos, manatees, and how the sounds of African wildlife aid their conservation.
L’oryx algazelle – oryx dammah.

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

Lions May Be Targeting Giraffes with Skin Disease.
Hope for African wild dogs?
Caracals of Cape Town.
African wild dogs have a feeding queue: why it makes sense.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

Evolutionary history of the two North African hedgehogs based on phylogeography and species distribution modelling.

Autres nouvelles / Others news:

Ouganda-Tanzanie : le français Total et le chinois CNOOC lancent un mégaprojet pétrolier à 10 milliards de dollars.
BÉNIN : l’impact du massacre de 5 rangers dans le parc national du W au nord du pays.
Le point sur African Parks, touché par des attaques terroristes au parc naturel W au Bénin.
Oxfam cautions against mining in Lower Zambezi.