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Zoetis receives $15.3M grant to improve livestock health in Africa

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million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further develop and integrate solutions to advance veterinary care and diagnostic services to improve livestock health and productivity in sub-Saharan Africa. Zoetis announced in March that the company received a $15.3

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Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, 5th edition

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For several years I lived and birded in the south of Africa , and still have my battered second edition (1997) of the Sasol Birds of Southern Africa, the most trusted local field guide. Before that, while you all know what South Africa is, what exactly is Southern Africa?

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Birding the Drakensberg, South Africa

10,000 Birds

One in November 2018 included a one-day birding trip in the Drakensberg area, a mountain range in the border area between South Africa and Lesotho. Originally restricted to Africa, it is now also well-established in parts of Europe and South Africa. But of course, it is also nice to remember past birding trips. On the ground?

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Hornbills of South Africa

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But for now, I still have the hornbills I saw in South Africa a few years ago. It is now almost exactly two years that I last was outside of China. At some point, my stock of memories of birds seen outside of China will be used up, I am afraid. I’ll always have Paris”, I guess.

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Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: An Identification Guide

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That is why I am so pleased to see the new “Gulls of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East: An Identification Guide” being illustrated with nearly 1400 colour photographs of the 45 species of gulls found in the Western Palearctic. And even the best of and the most respected painters are not spared of such scrutiny. Highly recommended.

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Birding the Ndumo area, South Africa

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Ndumo Game Reserve lies in the Easternmost part of South Africa, close to the border of Mozambique and Eswatini. I am sure it has some value, but would I really want to spend a few months or even years on “Ticks on Crested Francolins and on the vegetation on a farm in Limpopo Province, South Africa “ ? UysI and G.

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Birding crème de la crème: Africa – Ngorongoro Crater to Queen Elizabeth II National Park

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This time we travel to Africa, or to narrow it further, to the Afrotropical region (since the north of the continent avifaunally belongs to the Palearctic). Geographic patterns of species richness for birds (1,558 species) in East Africa at 0.25° resolution (blue indicates low species richness, while brown indicates high species richness).

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