Rumbles elephants make travel through the air and the ground.
African elephants stay in touch over large distances. We found out how.
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Crop raiding is happening more often in the Masai Mara, in different places and at different times of the year.
Is Botswana allowing the hunting of elephants a good or a bad thing? Two academics weigh in.
African forest elephant in the Odzala-Kokoua National Park, Republic of the Congo.
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The International Union for Conservation of Nature has made two big decisions related to the conservation of the African elephant.
Forest elephants in Gabon.
In Gabon’s Lopé National Park, between 1986 and 2018, there’s been a massive collapse in tree fruiting events.
Bronx Zoo elephant ‘Happy’ strolls inside the zoo’s Asia Habitat in New York.
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Happy has lived alone in captivity for 14 years, but a New York appeals court recently denied a legal effort to rehome her.
Scientists have worked out a new way to scan beneath the ground for footprints – and it’s revealing traces of an ancient world.
An elephant faces down a car full of tourists.
Wildlife tourism is a million dollar industry, but do we know enough about how wildlife feel about tourists in their habitat?
Botswana has about 122,000 elephants left.
There is a significant elephant-poaching problem in northern Botswana that has likely been going on for over a year.
Elephants in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
Botswana has been an unparalleled elephant conservation success story. That seems to be changing.
An elephant successfully translocated by SAN Parks from Kruger National Park to Addo Elephant National Park.
Translocations have become more frequent in Africa. Elephants are the biggest animals to be moved.
Zimbabwe’s former first lady Grace Mugabe is being investigated.
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If the allegations are true Zimbabwe intends to prosecute Grace Mugabe for ivory and rhino horn smuggling.
A Wildebeeste, or Gnu.
Africa’s famous animal migrations are increasingly blocked by fences, erected by farmers to keep their livestock safe from disease. But a new approach aims to deliver healthy beef and healthy wildlife.
Antique ivory – defined as pre-1947 worked ivory – is an exception and can be traded in the UK and EU.
The EU and UK are fuelling the illegal trade through their continuing sale of legal ivory items.
The Southern Tanzania Elephant Program used camera traps to capture elephant visits to farmland.
Elephants feeding on crops poses a challenge to their coexistence with humans. Farmers must introduce strategies to reduce losses and avoid lethal action against the endangered species.
The Hirola has a global population size of 500.
Abdullahi H. Ali
Elephants, livestock and grass all play an important role in ensuring the survival of the Hirola - the world’s rarest antelope.
Some megafauna species are dangerous and costly for humans to live with.
Africa prioritises and makes more of an effort for large mammal conservation than any other region in the world.
Elephant feet have peculiar structures that can also be seen in other large-bodied animals.
Foot problems are more rife in elephants living in captivity. The hard ground they walk on often gives them foot trouble. Generally, by the time the problem is picked up, it’s too late.
The 27-year old ban on international ivory trade has clearly failed to deliver a sustained solution to the poaching crisis.
Ivory was a major talking point at the CITES CoP17 conference.Many feel the ban on trade doesn’t work while others believe the ban is the only way to save the iconic species.
Women demonstrate in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley against the export of wild animals from the Maasai Mara National Park.
In the absence of trading ivory, other solutions have to be found to fund conservation and support communities living on the front line of the battle against poaching.