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Ranger looking out © Robert Magori

6 reasons we’re on the lookout for black rhinos in Kenya






Black rhinos in African have suffered huge reductions in the past, mainly due to poaching. Listed as Critically Endangered under the IUCN Red List, there are currently about 5000 animals remaining in the wild (there were 65,000 in 1970).  As part of WWF-UK’s support work to raise numbers and improve security around the species – […]

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Giant panda in tree, Wolong Nature Reserve, China © Bernard De Wetter/WWF

15 highlights from 2015 for WWF






Look back over this past year and explore some standout stories from 2015. They really demonstrate how varied our global projects are! Whether it’s Arctic exploring with JacksGap, eco-fashion tips for ‘Wear It Wild’ or a GoPro strapped to a turtle in the Great Barrier Reef, you’re bound to discover something exciting as we look back at 2015. 1. Rod Downie […]

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Black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) © WWF-UK World Rhino Day

Celebrating World Rhino Day






To mark World Rhino Day, we’ve brought together expertise from Africa and Asia to celebrate this incredible species, highlight potential threats and showcase how conservation efforts are making a difference Did you know there are five species of rhino? In Africa there are two species, the black rhino and the white rhino, while Asia is […]

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Lion cubs playing

My time with lions






They say going on safari is a once in a lifetime experience and will be something that stays with you for the rest of your life….. It is. When I was 12 I was lucky enough to go on a family holiday to Kenya – an adventure in itself – but especially for  a child […]

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Rotiken and his team on patrol. From the field

Masai Mara rhino update: Day 5, Meshuko






Throughout this week we’ve brought you updates from the field, courtesy of Rotiken Denis – head of the Masai Mara Rhino Monitoring Team. Read through all of the updates, or have a look at what happened yesterday. — Rhino: Meshuko Sighting: The rhino was browsing on open ground. Details: Animal is very social. About the […]

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