Category Archives: Save the elephant

Elephant Poaching

Elephant poaching  Elephant poaching is a big issue that has got itself in the news lately. Author William Louis Gardner has experienced these tragedies first hand, and those experiences along with his fascination for these wonderful creatures has led him … Continue reading

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Elephants

Elephants Fans or lovers of Elephants will enjoy this book from author William Louis Gardner. Hollywood goes to East Africa to make a film but struggles with Africanization, intrigue and murder to save the elephant. The film story is a “Moby Dick” theme … Continue reading

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opinion: Killing of Great Tusker in Kenya Recalls Lesson From the Past

By John Heminway Satao was thought to be the largest-tusked elephant surviving in Africa. While he lived, he was a talisman of a wild land; in death, another tragic example of conservation’s failure. Satao’s life and legend recalls those of Ahmed, … Continue reading

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The Games End; Elephants, Africa and Tanzania, witness something you will never forget

The Games End Hollywood goes to East Africa to make a film but struggles with Africanization, intrigue and murder to save the elephant. The film story is a “Moby Dick” theme that is played out with a great elephant, Ahmed, that captures … Continue reading

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Kenyans demand armed guards for country’s last great ‘tuskers’

Conservationists worldwide are demanding that Kenya’s president provides around-the-clock armed protection for the country’s handful of remaining “great tuskers” after poachers killed one of the last of the huge elephants. Thousands of people signed an online petition and took to … Continue reading

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Books about elephants

Looking for elephant books to read? The Games End is a book by William Louis Gardner, in which he tells the story that will put you through an adventure in Africa, where you will encounter the legendary elephant Ahmed. Poaching is an increasing … Continue reading

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Andrea Turkalo: Saving Africa’s Forest Elephants

“I always wanted to do something different,” says Andrea Turkalo, one of the world’s experts on Africa’s elusive forest elephants. For most of the past 24 years, the former high school science teacher from Taunton, Mass., lived in the Central … Continue reading

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Elephant rescue caught on film

A daring rescue that looks like something out of a Disney movie was caught on camera recently. In the clip, elephants band together to save one of the young in their herd when it gets swept downstream by a strong … Continue reading

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Spying on elephants might save them from poachers

Think of an elephant, and you likely think of Africa’s savannah elephant, lumbering across the continent’s vast open spaces. But Africa’s rainforests are home to another beast, the forest elephant, which so far has remained nearly impossible to study because … Continue reading

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“It’s Time to Accept That Elephants, Like Us, Are Empathetic Beings”

Elephants help each other in distress, grieve for their dead, and feel the same emotions as each other—just like us. Check out this very nice article. Link: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2014/02/140221-elephants-poaching-empathy-grief-extinction-science/

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