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Not The Last Laugh: Rare Hyena Spotted In Tajikistan

[iframe src=”https://www.rferl.org/embed/player/0/29917243.html?type=video”] The striped hyena is classified as “Near Threatened” by the IUCN but listed on Tajikistan’s Red Book of endangered species with a declining population. This area represents the extreme outer range of the striped hyena in Central Asia. Hyenas are challenged by living close to areas of high human density and local pastoral …

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GIRAFFE POPULATIONS SHOW BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE USE OF WILDLIFE IN AFRICA

Giraffe populations have increased in countries where sustainable use hunting is possible   The giraffe is among the most recognizable and iconic wildlife species of African savanna and woodland communities.  Due to a combination of factors—primarily loss of habitat due to human expansion and resource extraction, civil unrest in many of the range countries, poaching, …

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