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Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye
8 Dec 2019
An Australian wildlife ranger recounts his terrifying escape from the clutches of a particularly cunning crocodile, after wrestling with the reptile and sticking a finger in its eye.
How to enjoy your stay in Kenya's Masai Mara national reserve
26 Sep 2019
Masai Mara is one of Africa’s greatest wildlife reserves and it is situated in south-west Kenya, along the Tanzanian border. Here are five things to do if you find yourself in Masai Mara.
CITES: Sharks and ivory leave delegates divided
6 Sep 2019
If there's one thing to take away from this year's CITES endangered wildlife conference, it's that species protection is a high priority — but not everyone agrees with how it should be done.
Meet Nigeria's 'snake man'
6 Sep 2019
Veterinarian Mark Ofua runs a self-funded shelter in Lagos where he cares for the various animals he has rescued. Although it's his affinity for snakes that have piqued public curiosity, he's also taken in other wildlife.
Wildlife conference mulls loosening restrictions on ivory trade
25 Aug 2019
Nations are set to discuss more than 50 proposals regarding the protection of endangered species. Topics on the table include loosening restrictions on ivory trade and regulating mammoth ivory.
Nature is taking back habitat in Chernobyl
30 Apr 2018
Wildlife is moving to villages that were abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Over the past 30 years, nature has been reclaiming the 30km zone around the former nuclear power plant.
Wildlife officials rescue Sri Lanka elephant trapped in well
1 Nov 2017
Wildlife protection officials launch a three hour operation in Sri Lanka's northern central Anuradhapura district to free a wild elephant that had fallen into an agricultural well three days ago.
Wildlife photography awards highlight effects of poaching and climate change
19 Oct 2017
The wildlife photographer awards highlight poaching and climate change.
Safari and wildlife holidays
14 Jul 2016
Travel with Wakanow
Be thrilled by the untamed African safari. Visit the oldest park in Kenya and watch elephants play or take a cheetah for a walk on a leach in Zambia and many more.
21st century birdwatching
22 Jun 2016
Science & Tech
Bird nests equipped with cameras, sensors and a computer allow ornithologists and bird lovers in the Czech Republic to track the behavior of endangered species and local wildlife.
Drought pushes Zimbabwe authorities to sell wildlife
8 May 2016
Drought pushes Zimbabwe authorities to sell wildlife. In New York City, pigeons dazzle the skies with an artistic light show.