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“Wild Rwanda – Where to watch birds, primates, and other wildlife”

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Forget the old news, Rwanda of today is one of Africa’s safest, cleanest and most stable countries. The “Wild Rwanda – Where to watch birds, primates, and other wildlife” gives you the info how and where to look for both birds and mammals (not just primates, the title is somewhat misleading). The “Wild Rwanda – Where to watch birds, primates, and other wildlife” combines Ken, Christian and Keith’s birding skills, African expertise and story-telling talent.

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Baby Gorilla Rescued from Snare in Rwanda

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Fortunately, wildlife staff from the Karisoke Research Center discovered it and it's okay now. Tags: rwanda africa animal rescue poaching gorilla Back in February, a three-year-old gorilla was caught in a poacher's snare meant for antelope. Here's the story from the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund website.

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Virunga Wildlife Rangers On the Offensive Against Militias

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The Congolese rangers protect the wildlife in Virunga National Park, the most famous inhabitants of which are the 700 remaining mountain gorillas. Tags: virunga rwanda africa congo gorillas endangered species These rangers are very brave people with possibly the most dangerous jobs in the world. And they don't get paid very much at all. They've just launched an offensive against the militias that are destroying habitat in order to get charcoal.

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Birds of Kruger National Park and Wildlife of Ecuador: Two WILDGuides Reviewed

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Birds of Kruger National Park by Keith Barnes and Ken Behrens and Wildlife of Ecuador by Andrés Vásquez Noboa, photography by Pablo Cervantes Daza are the latest titles in Princeton University Press’s WildGuides Wildlife Explorer Series, a series focused on the “general reader,” the layperson, the traveler who is not a “birder” but who wants to know what bird or animal or amphibian or reptile she’s observing.

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Bird Uganda with Bird Uganda Safaris

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Herbert is Managing Director of Bird Uganda Safaris, LTD and his company offers a variety of birding and wildlife tours of the most naturally resplendent regions of Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda. Black-chested snake Eagle with a snake at Matheniko Wildlife Reserve Eastern Uganda.

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Our Favorite Bird Books (and one pair of Binoculars) of 2022

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Dragan]: What puts Philip Briggs’s Sri Lanka into a class of its own is a special emphasis on nature and wildlife-watching tourism. This, 2022, has been a curious year for books about birds and birding.

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

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The bird-richest region of Africa is its equatorial East: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi (unlike the rest, the last one, Burundi, is politically unstable and not recommendable). The greatest wildlife spectacles in the world!

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Introducing the African Birding Beat

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The last wild population of critically endangered Northern Bald Ibis or Waldrapp is almost entirely restricted to Morocco Once you’ve joined our ranks and are a confirmed Afrophile, the next level of trips to consider would be: Uganda – Africa’s overlap zone; 1,000 bird species in a tiny country and Mountain Gorillas (spending time with these gentle giants is arguably the greatest wildlife experience on earth!); Friends, birders, and globe-trotters, lend me your ears.

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Bradt travel guide to Sri Lanka by Philip Briggs – review

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Yala National Park is brimming with wildlife and there are good chances of seeing Leopard , Sloth Bear and Asian Elephant , while it is also excellent for dry-zone birds, while the nearby Bundala coastal marshes and Palatupana ponds are good spots for shorebirds.