An elephant dies an unnatural death from being labled "problematic" by humans. Although poaching is the main reason African elephants are killed, they also run into other conflicts with humans
These train tracks cut through a natural wilderness area. Hundreds of animals die each year crossing the tracks.
The African savannah that people think of is untouched. In many places signs of human encroachment are apparent.
Although many of the kills on the traintracks are smaller creatures, elephants have occasionally died beacuse of a train collision.
In National Parks, wildlife have to adapt to roads in their natural habitat. Humans have to keep distance in cars or animals can get agressive.
When out in the bush, humans have to be respectful of the smaller animals habitat.
When sharing rhino photos, you are not suppose to post on social media until a month after they were taken. Poachers will use location data and even the vegitation around to determine where the rhinos are.
This rhino at a game reserve in South Africa was brought into a protected area for the night due to the increased poaching risk. The area is much smaller than the vast landscape it roams.
Fences are used to seperate human settlements from wild habitat.
Smaller animals such as the steenbok have higher death numbers from the train tracks.