#Garamba

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Last month a camera trap in the Gangala na Bodio Domaine de Chasse got a photo of the first ever recorded Water chevrotain in Garamba! A very special sighting. #africanparks #africanparksnetwork #garamba ūüď∑ Mathias D'haen

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#Garamba lies within the Sudano-Guinean biome, a mosaic of grassland, deciduous bush, woodland and gallery forest - just north of the vast Congo equatorial forest. This mix of habitats means that both forest species (such as #bongo, #chimpanzee and giant forest hog) as well as savannah species (such as #giraffe, #lion and #buffalo) are all found in and around Garamb. Pictured here is a family of giant forest hog spotted in the Azande Domaine de Chasse, just to the west of the Park. #garamba #africanparks #giantforesthog ūüď∑Karen Lubbe

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Located in the heart of the Congo and a designated World Heritage Site, @garamba_national_park is one of the oldest parks in Africa. However, decades of poaching at the hands of rebel armies and militarized poachers have decimated its once prolific elephant herds. When African Parks assumed management of the park in 2005, our top priority has been to overhaul law enforcement and secure the park. Today, our over 220-strong ranger team on the ground is bringing stability to this area thanks to their dedicated and tireless efforts to protect the people and wildlife who live there. Poaching of elephants is still the main threat in this park, as the demand for ivory continues. But our staff and rangers are doing all we can to create safe spaces, and allow wildlife to do what they do - to breed and thrive. Photo: @lifethroughalensphotography #AfricanParks #Wildlife #Rangers #Intheirshoes #outfitaranger #DRC #Garamba #Congo #TheProtectors

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Full moon in the Congo. #garamba

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C H I L L I N G ūüĆŅ . Black-and-white colobus monkeys are some of my favorites - they're absolutely gorgeous. I got lucky while working in @garamba_national_park; one of the British intelligence officers spotted a troop not far from the park's headquarters. ūüĆŅ . . . . . #naptime #monkeymagic #colobusmonkey #garamba #congo #drc #lifethroughalens #lifethroughalensphotography #marcuswestberg @africanparksnetwork #onassignment for @wwfsverige

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#Repost @africanparksnetwork (@get_repost) „ÉĽ„ÉĽ„ÉĽ Powerful new satellite technology has shown promise in helping anti-poaching efforts on the frontline in DRC‚Äôs @garamba_national_park , where militarized poaching groups place immense pressure on the park‚Äôs wildlife, including the 1,300 elephants who live in the park. Since 2015, Hatfield Consulting, @airbus, and Pink Matter Solutions supported by the European Space Agency (@europeanspaceagency) have worked with us to trial revolutionary satellite earth observation technology in Garamba in the Democratic Republic of Congo ‚Äď ground zero in the elephant poaching war. This has provided us with highly accurate information around changes in the area to potentially dramatically improve monitoring and anti-poaching patrols. #AfricanParks #conservation #technology #garamba #antipoaching #worthmorealive #savetheelephants

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#regram @africanparksnetwork Powerful new satellite technology has shown promise in helping anti-poaching efforts on the frontline in DRC‚Äôs @garamba_national_park , where militarized poaching groups place immense pressure on the park‚Äôs wildlife, including the 1,300 elephants who live in the park. Since 2015, Hatfield Consulting, @airbus, and Pink Matter Solutions supported by the European Space Agency (@europeanspaceagency) have worked with us to trial revolutionary satellite earth observation technology in Garamba in the Democratic Republic of Congo ‚Äď ground zero in the elephant poaching war. This has provided us with highly accurate information around changes in the area to potentially dramatically improve monitoring and anti-poaching patrols. #AfricanParks #conservation #technology #garamba #antipoaching #worthmorealive #savetheelephants

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Powerful new satellite technology has shown promise in helping anti-poaching efforts on the frontline in DRC‚Äôs @garamba_national_park , where militarized poaching groups place immense pressure on the park‚Äôs wildlife, including the 1,300 elephants who live in the park. Since 2015, Hatfield Consulting, @airbus, and Pink Matter Solutions supported by the European Space Agency (@europeanspaceagency) have worked with us to trial revolutionary satellite earth observation technology in Garamba in the Democratic Republic of Congo ‚Äď ground zero in the elephant poaching war. This has provided us with highly accurate information around changes in the area to potentially dramatically improve monitoring and anti-poaching patrols. #AfricanParks #conservation #technology #garamba #antipoaching #worthmorealive #savetheelephants

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@dmafrica #DRC week The beautiful green plains of Garamba in the wet season. ūüďł@africanparksnetwork Via @garamba_national_park #garamba #drccongo #congo #aftia #safari #africanparks #green #nature

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PROTECTORS OF THE WILD . @garamba_national_park is a dangerous place to work in, but that doesn't stop hundreds of African Parks rangers from putting their lives on the line on a daily basis. Threatened by Sudanese and South Sudanese rebels as well as the remnants of Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army, the park's elephant population has been reduced to just 1200 from 22,000 forty years ago. But now, finally, they are being given a chance to recover - thanks to the dedication and hard work of these men. . . . @africanparksnetwork #lifethroughalens #lifethroughalensphotography #africanparks #drc #garamba #congo #rangers #conservation #everydayextinction #rawplanet #wildernessculture #earthfocus @rangerdiaries #onassignment @wwfsverige @wwf

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Image by Marcus Westberg / @lifethroughalensphotography for @everydayextinction ūüď∑ Elephants are being targeted ruthlessly for their ivory across Africa, their numbers in steep decline. In DR Congo‚Äôs Garamba National Park, Africa‚Äôs second oldest, a population that exceeded 22,000 in the late 1970s has shrunk to a mere 1200 today. Heavily armed groups from Sudan, South Sudan, and what remains of the LRA frequently enter the park, posing a grave threat to wildlife, villagers, and rangers, twelve of whom have paid with their lives in the last three years alone. But there is reason to be optimistic: thanks to the presence of the non-profit conservation organization African Parks, responsible for the management of Garamba since 2005, 2017 is on track to be the first year in at least four decades not to see a continued decrease of the park‚Äôs elephant population. 2018, 31-year old Operations Manager Erik Mararv says, we will hopefully see an increase ‚Äď an incredible achievement for such a difficult and dangerous area. Please follow and support @africanparksnetwork in their efforts to protect threatened parks and reserves across Africa. ūüźė ‚ÄĘ #everydayextinction #conservation #biodiversity #6thextinction #africanparks #garamba #elephants #marcuswestberg #lifethroughalens #onlyelephantsshouldwearivory #itsinourhands #wildernessculture #antipoaching #rangers #earthfocus #rawplanet #photojournalism #instawild

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Storm rolling in over Nagero this evening. #nofilter #africanparks #garamba #rainseason

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Ugandan kob against a wet season sky in #Garamba - #africanparks #itsinourhands #conservation

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#Repost @natgeo (@get_repost) „ÉĽ„ÉĽ„ÉĽ Photo by @franslanting I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo‚Äôs Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it‚Äôs important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @FransLanting for more images of Africa‚Äôs wildlife. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo #Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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Throwback to when the river levels on the Dungu were low and the hippos were a bit more exposed than they are today! Garamba has one of the largest #hippo populations in central Africa and the Dungu River, that flows beside the head quarters at Nagero, is one of their key habitats. #africanparks #garamba #conservation #itsinourhands ūüď∑Jean Labuschagne

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Despite being situated in one of the most hostile parts of Africa, @garamba_national_park is teeming with life. Nestled in the far northeast corner of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Garamba is home to a myriad of different species and is the last holdout for the largest population of elephants and the only surviving population of the Kordofan giraffe in all of Congo. Tragically, militant ivory and bushmeat poachers have exerted immense pressure on the park and its inhabitants over the past few decades. Our vision however is to restore security to Garamba and reclaim its former glory through intensive and extensive law enforcement and community engagement. Photo by @lifethroughalensphotography #Garamba. #DRC #AfricanParks #wildlifephotography #conservation

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Happy Friday! Flashback to #womensday football match, when the Garamba rangers came out to support their ladies at the penalty kick off. #bonweekend #garamba #beboldforchange #congopositif #africanparks

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Did you know we are protecting 11 parks in 8 countries spanning 6.5 MILLION hectares?! For more news directly from the field be sure to follow the parks we manage that are on Instagram @akagerapark @garamba_national_park @chinko.project and @zakouma_national_park #Akagera #Garamba #Chinko #Zakouma #goodnews #conservation #africanparks #elephants #rhinos #gorillas

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#Repost @natgeo (@get_repost) „ÉĽ„ÉĽ„ÉĽ Photo by @franslanting I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo‚Äôs Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it‚Äôs important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @FransLanting for more images of Africa‚Äôs wildlife. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo #Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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Photo by @franslanting I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo’s Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it’s important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @FransLanting for more images of Africa’s wildlife. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo #Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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Photo by @franslanting I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo’s Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it’s important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @FransLanting for more images of Africa’s wildlife. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo #Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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#Repost @natgeo (@get_repost) „ÉĽ„ÉĽ„ÉĽ Photo by @franslanting I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo‚Äôs Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it‚Äôs important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @FransLanting for more images of Africa‚Äôs wildlife. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo #Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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From @natgeo Photo by @franslanting I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo’s Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it’s important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @FransLanting for more images of Africa’s wildlife. @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo #Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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@Regrann from @franslanting - I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo's Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it's important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @franslanting for more images of Africa's wildlife. @natgeo @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo # Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude #regrann

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I played a game of hide-and-seek with this hippo floating in the Congo's Garamba River near the Sudanese border. When he submerged, I moved closer; but when he surfaced with a snort--I held my breath. When you work with big animals up close, it's important to know when to move and when to stay still. Follow me @franslanting for more images of Africa's wildlife. @natgeo @natgeotravel @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #Hippo # Congo #Garamba #wild #power #attitude

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