27 Feb '18, 3pm

African Parks to manage gorges, rock art and crocodiles of Chad’s Ennedi https://t.co/HAOuHnkK72

African Parks to manage gorges, rock art and crocodiles of Chad’s Ennedi https://t.co/HAOuHnkK72

The park was once home to a variety of wildlife. Today, Ennedi still supports more than 525 plant species and a “relic” population of seven crocodiles, as well as serves as a critical stopover for dozens of migrating bird species. But African Parks said that poaching since the mid-20th century, along with unsustainable livestock rearing and tree clearing for firewood, had wiped out most of the region’s wildlife. The organization has plans for “key species reintroductions” in the future.

Full article: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/african-parks-to-manage...

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