The grey parrot and the race against Africa’s wildlife extinction

The number of African greys has plunged to 1% of past levels, conservationists warn. But it is just one of a host of animals and plants on the continent whose future will be debated by more than 180 nations in Johannesburg this week.

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Last updated on 26 September 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Loxodonta africana