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Rabies worse scourge than Ebola

Now claiming around 74 000 lives a year globally, rabies is the top infection transmitted to humans from animals and has been called "the deadliest disease on earth".

Rhino Ambulances to the rescue

A Rhino Ambulance sounds like a whimsical notion from a children's storybook, but in fact it's the latest innovation from the front lines of the poaching crisis.

SeaWorld vs Blackfish

"Blackfish", the controversial documentary about keeping killer whales captive for our amusement, premieres in South Africa.

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Global roar against SA canned lion hunting

Ban canned hunting and cub petting too say wildlife activists: SA’s captive lion industry has come under fire as thousands of protesters worldwide March for Lions.

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