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

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

Préservation / Conservation:

This eco-friendly, bio-based « fur » is reducing leopard killings in South Africa.
RDC : l’unique réserve de Bonobo au monde risque de fermer, à cause des violences.
How framing human-wildlife conflict led to a vicious cycle.

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

Kruger lions being poisoned by poachers for body parts, says SANParks.
Belgium to ban hunting trophy imports to protect wildlife.
AFRIQUE : Leboncoin adopte une nouvelle réglementation contre le commerce de l’ivoire.
The EAGLE Network 1st Semester 2023 Report.
RDC : 14 ONG accusent les rebelles du M23 de pillage dans le parc des Virunga.


Le stress des chimpanzés est d’avantage influencé par des facteurs sociaux que génétiques.
Meet the kipunji: A rare primate success story in Tanzania.
Chimpanzees with more muscle, not more aggression, have higher testosterone.
Poverty-fueled deforestation of Nigerian reserve slashes hope for rare chimps.
Observational approaches to chimpanzee behavior in an African sanctuary: Implications for research, welfare, and capacity-building.
Monkeying around: Non-human primate behavioural responses to humans reproducing their facial expressions.
Population Assessment of the Crowned Lemur (Eulemur coronatus) in the Bobaomby Area, Northern Madagascar.
Evaluation of Human-monkey Conflicts in the University of Lagos, Nigeria: Public Perceptions and Resolution Options.
Perceptions of Lemur Conservation among Malagasy and Non-Malagasy.
Comparative life history patterns of female gorillas.
Helpsimus: 2022 Annual report.

Herbivores / Herbivorous:

Elephants that once threatened Rome could help save their descendants.
Predicting suitable habitat for the Critically Endangered African wild ass Equus africanus in the Danakil Desert of Eritrea.
Ecology and Management of the African Buffalo.
Peste Des Petits Ruminants Screening and Diagnostic Tests in African Wildlife in the Context of Rinderpest Eradication.
Saharan gazelles need large tracts of protected land.
New study suggests that dehorning can negatively impact black rhino social behaviours.
Giraffe return to Iona National Park – Angola.
ANGOLA : le retour de la girafe dans le parc national d’Iona suscite de l’espoir.
The Return of Giraffes to Angola.
Elephants’ giant, hot testicles could stop them getting cancer.
Similar to humans, elephants also vary what they eat for dinner every night.
The Puku Antelope. New book.
What can elephants tell us about human aging? IU public health researcher wants to find out.

Carnivores / Carnivorous:

Fishing with lions: How Namibian anglers and desert-adapted lions share the Skeleton Coast.
Ethiopian wolf.
The Saharan Sand Cat: A Tiny Feline Capable of Great Feats.
Genets of Africa.

Autres mammifères / Others mammals:

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus: seconde outbreak confirmed.
Black-bellied pangolin Phataginus tetradactyla documented in Deng Deng National Park, Cameroon, using camera traps.

Autres nouvelles / Others news:

In wake of Canadian oil company pausing operations, local leaders and international community again urge an immediate moratorium on drilling in Okavango River Basin.
As Canadian oil company pauses oil exploration in Okavango Basin, BirdLife International calls for oil drilling moratorium.
The true cost of science’s language barrier for non-native English speakers.
The manifold costs of being a non-native English speaker in science.
East African oil project will disrupt ecosystems, exacerbate global climate crisis.