Photo of the Day

  “Peace and Tranquility” Photo credit: Fred von Winckelmann   Painted Dogs (also called African Wild Dogs) are the second rarest canid in Africa, after Ethiopian Wolves.  Fifty years ago, these beautiful predators could be found in 39 countries south Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: Brown Hyaena

Photo credit: Sean Braine The Brown Hyaena, Hyaena brunnea, is listed as ‘NEAR THREATENED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. Occurring in arid parts of southern Africa, the Brown Hyaena is distinguished from other hyaenas by its long, Continue Reading