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

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

Préservation / Conservation:

Côte d’Ivoire – Le TCP vulgarise les acquis de ses recherches scientifiques auprès des populations de Taï.
Protéger les tourbières et les forêts, « sources de vie » en Angola.
Taiwan offers hope in battle to save vulnerable pangolin.
CONGO : le parc de Nouabalé-Ndoki s’agrandit avec l’intégration du triangle de Djéké.
Kenya Still Struggling with Consistency and Deterrence in Ivory Cases.

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

Nigeria: New legislation to combat wildlife trafficking and protect highly endangered species.
AFRIQUE DU SUD : le braconnage de rhinocéros se déplace vers les parcs régionaux.
Hunting is affecting the natural evolution of animals with horns or tusks.
Cecil the Lion’s Brothers in Danger of Being Trophy Hunted.
China’s demand for Africa’s donkeys is rising. Why it’s time to control the trade.
Imperiled leopards one step closer to increased Endangered Species Act protection.
Illegal Harvesting within a Protected Area: Spatial Distribution of Activities, Social Drivers of Wild Meat Consumption, and Wildlife Conservation.
Cameroun : Une chaine de solidarité négative de la chasse à la consommation de la viande des animaux sauvages.
An elephant’s value beyond the hunt for cash is loaded with tricky trade-offs for conservationists.
Cameroun : Les félins en déclin suite au braconnage et aux croyances superstitieuses.


Chimpanzee communities differ in their inter- and intrasexual social relationships.
Primates du Bénin et autres petits mammifères.
Three surprising reasons human actions threaten endangered primates.
Baboons of the world.
Malaria infection harms wild African apes, study shows.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Heavy necking: New insights into the sex life of giraffes.
Giraffe sex is even weirder than we thought, and it involves pee.
Feeding Ecology of the Cuvier’s Gazelle (Gazella cuvieri, Ogilby, 1841) in the Sahara Desert.
The bongo.
Putting elephants on the map – exploring connectivity in southern Africa.

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

Algérie : Le léopard de l’Atlas réapparaît après 60 ans d’absence.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

Melanistic North African hedgehog Atelerix algirus.
How the Chinese legend of pangolins came true – but in a terrible way.
Historical demography and climatic niches of the Natal multimammate mouse (Mastomys natalensis) in the Zambezian region.
Naked mole-rats ‘never stop having babies.’ Now we know why.