Urban Wildlife Corridors
In a previous article we discussed the large population of Botswana’s elephants. An article by Paul Steyn on National Geographic provides insight on one of the possible reasons for Botswana’s large elephant population. Steyn discusses Botswana’s urban wildlife corridors and how these types of corridors could be used as a means to “save Africa’s free-roaming elephants.”
Wildlife corridors are basically a link between two areas that share the same habitat, which wildlife (such as elephants) could use to migrate through safely from one to the other. According to National Geographic’s article “the team at Elephants Without Borders are researching the use of wildlife corridors to reduce human/wildlife conflict in Northern Botswana” and has set up urban corridors as a possible solution.
Read the whole article here.