|Journal||The Southern African Wildlife Management Association|
A review of the history and present status of wildlife conservation in the Portuguese west African state of Angola is presented. The geomorphology, geology, climate and major biogeographic divisions are briefly described and the history of wildlife legislation and administration reviewed. The present status of existing conservation areas, wildlife utilization, threatened ecosystems and rare species is discussed. Research priorities are noted and future trends in conservation policy outlined.
Keywords: wildlife management, Angola, conservation, Angolan giraffe, national parks
Author: Brian Huntley
Journal: The Southern African Wildlife Management Association