Wildebeest no more: the death of Africa's great migrations

van Oosterzee, Penny (2017) Wildebeest no more: the death of Africa's great migrations. New Scientist, 236 (3155). pp. 32-35.

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[Extract] WE DEFLATED our tyres so that they could ooze through the Kalahari sand on our search for herds of wildlife migrating across the savannah. Eager ecologists from Australia, we scanned the horizons for dust clouds or heaving bodies. Instead, we were shocked to find that southern Africa’s great plains were mostly empty. We expected teeming herds of wildlife; we were confronted by a profusion of fences that sliced across the landscape.

Item ID: 51948
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 0262-4079
Date Deposited: 10 Jan 2018 07:45
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