Tag: cheetahs

January 4, 2021

TWS2020: Herbivores, lions in South Africa exploit fire benefits

Prescribed fires in South Africa temporarily benefit herbivores and the lions that prey on them after burns, according to ongoing research. “Our research shows that sometimes there can be community-level...

February 28, 2020

Watch: In breakthrough, cheetahs born in embryo transfer

Biologists at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Columbus, Ohio, achieved a breakthrough with the birth of two cheetah cubs to a surrogate mother. It was the first time an...

August 12, 2019

Safari-goers help conservationists through a camera lens

Wildlife biologist Kasim Rafiq was studying the behavior and space use of leopards in Botswana in order to find out how they were interacting with other carnivores. While a main...

April 26, 2018

Does media presence create false sense of species’ success?

The images of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes’ Tony the Tiger, Cheetos’ Chester Cheetah and Toys R Us’ Geoffrey the Giraffe surround us all the time. But how does the widespread presence...

May 15, 2015

Wildlife Scientists Divided on Use of Fences

Wildlife scientists fall on both sides of the fence when it comes to erected barriers to limit conflicts between animals and humans. While on the one side, fences and barriers...