Photo credit: Tomas Diagne, Oceanium Dakar The West African Manatee, Trichechus senegalensis, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM.
Photo credit: Neil Cumberlidge The Purple Marsh Crab, Afrithelphusa monodosa, is listed as ‘ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. This species was first collected in 1947 in Guinea, West Africa, and not seen again until Continue Reading
Photo credit: Icon Images/Newspix The Pygmy Hippopotamus, Choeropsis liberiensis, is listed as ‘ENDANGERED’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened SpeciesTM. Considerably less common than its larger relative, the Pygmy Hippo is restricted to the West African countries Continue Reading
Their necks on the line from poaching and habitat loss, giraffes in west Africa are being fitted with satellite-tracking collars in a bid to help conserve their numbers. Threatened giraffes in west Africa have been equipped with satellite collars for Continue Reading