Last month African wild dogs were reintroduced to Malawi, forming the first resident packs in 20 years! In a historic effort led by African Parks in partnership with the Department of National Parks & Wildlife and Endangered Wildlife Trust, 14 dogs were brought from South Africa and Mozambique to two of Malawi's southern parks: Liwonde National Park and Majete Wildlife Reserve.

It's a thrilling milestone for conservation in Malawi and we're excited to work with Liwonde National Park to provide monitoring support for their pack over the weeks and years to come.
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As you can see from the photo above, Pangopup continues to thrive. A huge thank you to everyone who donated to our recent pangolin appeal – your support is giving Pangopup, and other animals just like her, the best chance at having a second chance at life in the wild!
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"Wildlife and forest crime have the hallmarks of any other organised criminal activity – money laundering, violence, and corruption. We cannot be bystanders to the destruction of our nation’s natural heritage."

It's great to hear such a strong stance from the new Director-General of Malawi's Anti-Corruption Bureau, Martha Chizuma, at the launch of a new report, The Role of Corruption in Enabling Wildlife and Forest Crime in Malawi, produced with support from us.
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The Maravi Gardens coffee house is now open at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre! Brought to you by Maravi Bakery, the menu features a selection of croissants, light meals, coffee, smoothies and more. The new café is open 8am-6pm Wednesday to Sunday. See you there – and while you're visiting be sure to check out the arts and crafts in our new gift shop, run by the Visual Arts Association of Malawi!
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Ever wondered what it takes to count the animals in a park? We supported African Parks with their bi-annual surveys of Majete Wildlife Reserve and Liwonde National Park. Using a transect method in both parks that took over 61 hours, a total of 29,426 observations were recorded.  

Our research projects inform, guide and evaluate conservation efforts in Malawi. Get involved by signing up for a research placement with us!
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In Malawi Hills Forest Reserve, scientists have discovered a tiny chameleon once feared extinct. Read more.

The new documentary The Ants and the Grasshopper follows Anita Chitaya as she travels from Malawi to the US to meet climate sceptics and despairing farmers. Watch the trailer.
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