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Sierra Leone's Elephant Population Near Extinction

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Tags: ivory africa sierra leone poaching elephants.

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Picathartes – Africa’s strangest birds

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Photo by Adam Riley (Rockjumper Birding Tours) White-necked Picathartes may also be seen in Sierra Leone, even quite close to the capital Freetown. Ghana’s tourism infrastructure is far more developed than that of Sierra Leone and it is generally a more economical country in which to travel.

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Can we talk about Cecil the Lion?

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If tourists are too dim to tell Sierra Leone from Botswana or Tanzania, do we really want to rely on them to save Africa’s species? I was in Africa earlier this year and the universal message I got was that bookings were down down DOWN because of ebola. Ebola, a disease ravaging the other side of the continent.

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The Bee-eaters of Africa

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The former occurs from Kakamega Forest in Kenya westwards to Cameroon and the latter from Cameroon westwards to Sierra Leone. The most obvious differences are the short tail streamers of Blue-moustached and the paler forehead of Blue-headed.

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