Mammifères d’Afrique – African Mammals – Revue du WEB – Janvier 2023

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

Researchers strive to end human-wildlife conflicts in Southern Africa.
Madagascar’s unique wildlife faces imminent wave of extinction.
BENIN: Berlin finances the preservation of the sacred forest of Kpékonzoun.
BÉNIN : Berlin finance la préservation de la forêt sacrée de Kpékonzoun.
AFRIQUE : la diversité animale chutera de 10 % d’ici à 2050.
GUINÉE : lancement d’un projet de préservation du parc national du Haut-Niger.
Bulindi Chimpanzee and Community Project: Restoring Ecosystems in Uganda and Harmony Between Wild Chimpanzees and Local Communities.
AFRIQUE DU SUD : plus de 100 guépards iront en Inde, pour y réintroduire l’espèce.
Finally, pact to bring 12 cheetahs from South Africa signed.
South Africa confirms signing of MoU to translocate more than 100 cheetahs to India.
Resolving a conservation dilemma: Vulnerable lions eating endangered zebras.

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

RDC : une campagne contre la consommation de faune sauvage à Kinshasa.
Elephant poaching rates vary across Africa: 19 years of data from 64 sites suggest why.
The EAGLE Network Annual Report 2022.
Namibia rhino poaching surged 93% in 2022.
RDC : Une vingtaine d’éléphants tués dans un parc de l’est du pays avant la fin de 2022.
Germany Is Holding The Largest Trophy Hunting Fair In The EU; Over 80 Exhibitors Are Selling Hunting Trips To Kill Imperiled Wildlife.
Changing behaviour to stop the loss of wildlife through poisoning.


Lab cognition going wild: Implementing a new portable touchscreen system in vervet monkeys.
Des écrans tactiles pour étudier les singes dans leur milieu naturel.
Les grands singes souffrent en Afrique.
Humans and wild apes share common language.
Sourcing high tissue quality brains from deceased wild primates with known socio-ecology.
Baboons ‘crouch and sprint’ to take standing up in their stride.
La reproduction des gorilles des montagnes ralentit lorsque les femelles sont transférées d’un groupe à l’autre.
Les bonobos acceptent facilement les individus étrangers.
A Race Against Time to Save the Most Endangered Gorillas In The World.
The Mandrillus Face Database: A portrait image database for individual and sex recognition, and age prediction in a non-human primate.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Climate change is leaving African elephants desperate for water.
Giraffe social structure as complex as elephants’.
Colonialism in South Africa leaves a lasting legacy of reduced genetic diversity in Cape buffalo.
Human elephant conflict in the Amboseli ecosystem.
Elephants promote jumbo trees, boosting the carbon stores in Africa’s forests.
Do elephants really ‘never forget’?
Save Africa’s forest elephants if you want the Congo rainforest to continue capturing carbon.

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

Leopards Make Good Neighbors.
Spotted hyenas all sound different when they call – they can tell friend from foe.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

The Kalahari Game Reserve Scientist Studying Climate Change Through the Solitary Pangolin.
Aardvark that washed up on Cape Town beach was likely victim of illegal trade.
About warthog.

Autres nouvelles / Others news:

COVID-19 is more widespread in animals than we thought.
Tanzania to allocate about 1.5 million hectares of protected areas for human use.
Climate change is threatening Madagascar’s famous forests – our study shows how serious it is.
Correlated evolution of social organization and lifespan in mammals.
Biting drought fuels human-wildlife conflicts in Kenya, Horn of Africa.