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

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

Préservation / Conservation:

Maasai conservationist strives to protect Indigenous rights because ‘land is life’ .
New website gives International Leopard Day a much-needed platform.
Ripples from a single stone: Indigenous mobilization for community tenure-led conservation in Cameroon.
Maasai conservationist strives to protect Indigenous rights because ‘land is life’.
Du fusil au badge : La métamorphose des braconniers en héros de la faune sauvage.
Half of Africa’s white rhino population is in private hands – it’s time for a new conservation approach.

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

Central Africa’s pangolins slaughtered for myths and meat.
One of SA’s most wanted rhino poachers arrested.
One of the world’s oldest wild lions, Loonkiito, killed by herders in Kenya.
$12 million worth of illegal elephant ivory found in new york.
CAMEROUN : la corruption, omniprésente dans le parc national de la Bénoué.
Survival and economics complicate the DRC’s bushmeat and wild animal trade.
Six lions slaughtered by spear-wielding humans in brutal revenge attack.


Ground-nesting chimps hold lessons for conservation – and for human evolution.
Primates of East Africa (second edition).
Juvenile vervet monkeys rely on others when responding to danger.
Early life adversity and adult social relationships have independent effects on survival in a wild primate.
Confessions of a baboon watcher: from inside to outside the paradigm.
Adult Friendships Can Triumph Over Childhood Trauma, Even in Baboons.
Male Guinea baboons may be oblivious to associated females’ whereabouts.
DeepWild: Application of the pose estimation tool DeepLabCut for behaviour tracking in wild chimpanzees and bonobos.
Baboon bonds: new study reveals that friendships make up for a bad start in life.
Assessment of ring-tailed lemur Lemur catta populations in south-western Madagascar.
Cumulative early-life adversity does not predict reduced adult longevity in wild gorillas.
Social network inheritance and differentiation in wild baboons.
Vascularization underlies differences in sexually selected skin coloration in a wild primate.
Shared community effects and the non-genetic maternal environment shape cortisol levels in wild chimpanzees.
Helpsimus – Rapport annuel 2022.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Hippos Are in Trouble. Will an Endangered Listing Save Them?
Research shows giraffes can use statistical reasoning.
Population size and diurnal activity patterns of Bohor reedbuck (Redunca redunca Pallas, 1767) in the compound of Alage Agricultural College, Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia.
Proximity to human settlements can reduce vigilance, but increase alarm call responses in African antelopes.

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

Ten lions killed in Kenya as conflict between humans and wild animals worsens.
These adorable sand cats could be under threat.
Drop in cheetah population blamed on climate, humans.
‘Anthill tiger’: Putting one of Africa’s rarest wildcats on the radar.
11 lions killed in a week in Kenya as climate-linked human-wildlife conflicts escalate.
The earliest Ethiopian wolf: implications for the species evolution and its future survival.
Escalating Human-Wildlife Conflicts Threaten Lion Survival in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

From enormous elephants to tiny shrews: How mammals shape and are shaped by Africa’s landscapes.
White-bellied pangolins have second-most chromosomes among mammals.

Autres nouvelles / Others news:

Why is Madagascar’s wildlife so unique? Their ancestors may have rafted over.
Mining in Mana Pools.