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Researchers studying fossils of unknown human ancestor

Researchers studying fossils of unknown human ancestor

A team of researchers have started analysing the fossils, which sparked a lot of interest across the world as they are believed to be of an unknown human-like species.

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Dinosaur fossil found at South Africa university storeroom

Dinosaur fossil found at South Africa university storeroom

A team of Palaeontologists have found a fossil of a dinosaur, which is believed to be 200million years old, at a storeroom at the Wits University in Johannesburg in South Africa.

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African Zebra Travels over 300 Miles during Migration Each Year

African Zebra Travels over 300 Miles during Migration Each Year

A zebra species has grabbed the world record for making the longest migratory journey ever documented in Africa. If reports of National Geographic are to be believed then a few thousand Burchell's zebras cover a distance of more than 300 miles in a straight line back and forth traveling across Namibia and Botswana.

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African Bird Mimics Warning Calls of Other Animals to Steal Their Food

African Bird Mimics Warning Calls of Other Animals to Steal Their Food

God has blessed African forked-tailed drongo with the uncanny ability to mimic alarm calls of other birds and even meerkats in order to steal their food. What researchers have discovered in a new study is the fact that drongos use a trick to scare animals, which leads them to flee. This is what drongo wants as it provides it the opportunity to steal the food of the fleeing animals.

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Footage Shows African Tigerfish Diving Out of Water to Nab its Prey

Footage Shows African Tigerfish Diving Out of Water to Nab its Prey

A new never seen before video footage shows how an African Tigerfish takes a dive out of water to eat a swimming bird. This footage has been recorded by Potchesfstroom based North-West University's Environmental Sciences and Management unit.

In the past, there have been numerous reports claiming that African Tigerfish leaps out of water to grab its food (low-flying birds), the new video footage proves that. African Tigerfish has large teeth and is usually found in lakes and rivers.

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African Lions Facing Extinction

African Lions Facing Extinction

There was a time when African lions used to be present across Senegal to Nigeria. But a survey, which continued for six years, has come up with very disturbing revelation that the African lions are facing extinction.

The survey has unveiled that that just 250 lions are now present in the region. The survey was carried out in 11 countries and it was found that the African lions now survive in just five countries and that are Senegal, Nigeria, Benin, Niger and Burkina Faso.

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West African Lions Perilously Endangered

West African Lions Perilously Endangered

According to a new study, it has been revealed by the authorities concerned that there are full possibilities that Lions may disappear from West Africa very soon.

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Measures to Save Lives of African Elephants Adopted at Botswana Summit

Measures to Save Lives of African Elephants Adopted at Botswana Summit

Wildlife crime has developed a multi-billion dollar industry in past two decades. After narcotics, counterfeiting, illicit trafficking of humans and oil, wildlife crime is considered as the fifth largest international criminal activity.

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