Will Africa’s Big Five become extinct in the wild?

A hundred years ago, our planet teemed with wildlife. Theodore Roosevelt saw it for himself, when shortly after leaving office as 26th President of the United States he explored Africa for months, collecting thousands of specimens for the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History.

National Geographic

Last updated on 03 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals