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    SA breeders buck the system

    The sale of South African wildlife to Angolan national parks has sparked a row over the spread of species to areas in which they do not occur naturally. It also raises renewed fears about the future of Angola’s critically endangered giant sables

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    Strange death of a rhino protector

    How did ‘Boxer’ die? Why are dead rhinos being found in the area his team patrolled? John Grobler digs up strange secrets surrounding the deaths of black rhinos in the Kunene region of Namibia

  • Damien Mander, chief executive of the International Anti Poaching Foundation, came across the carcasses of two female rhinos  in a remote area of Mozambique in early November. Dehorned and with the front legs cut off, one also had its stomach cut open, indicating a fetus may have also been removed, he said

    Kruger’s rhino poaching ‘highway’

    Mozambican poachers are using sugar cane fields to sneak into the Kruger National Park, where shootouts with anti-poaching teams are peaking and rhino poaching statistics continue to rise. Fiona Macleod reports

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Oxpeckers Investigations

  • Canned hunting investigations

    Transnational Investigations: Oxpeckers exposes lion exports from Botswana to supply captive breeding and hunting farms in South Africa. The trade poses a real threat to lions in the wild, and to the tourism industry in Botswana

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  • Ecological conflicts

    Some of the world's fiercest ecological conflicts are fought over resources and land in Africa. In this series of articles, Oxpeckers reporters delve into the reasons behind these conflicts

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  • Water wars

    Water is life – or death. Contaminating it is a crime against humanity and nature. Oxpeckers features investigations into tensions growing around the mismanagement of this basic resource

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