Tag: Africa antelope

Searching for Africa’s Most Endangered Antelope

Written by | November 9th, 2012

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In the late 1970s, the hirola population was estimated to be nearly 16,000. Today, fewer than 400 individual animals are believed to remain, making the hirola the world’s most endangered antelope.

A Hippo in…Australia?

Written by | January 18th, 2010

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A pygmy hippo — a native of Africa — shot in Australia? The Nature Conservancy’s Matt Miller says it’s true — and an example of a brave new world.

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