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The Elephant Whisperer: Meet the Nairobi man single-handedly protecting 21 orphans from poachers

Peter Mbulu is on a mission to save Kenya’s orphaned baby elephants. In a country where poaching runs rampant, this man’s quest is particularly admirable. Each morning, Mbulu wakes before the sun to awaken his 21 baby elephants to take them … 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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Campaign to save the elephants

The success follows a £23,000 fundraising campaign in the name of Anne, Britain’s last circus elephant who was abused by handlers Endangered: West African elephants An army of anti-poaching patrols funded by Sunday Mirror readers has saved 100 elephants in its first … 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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One of the worlds largest tusk elephants killed by poachers, reminiscent of Ahmed

Africa’s Largest tusked elephants Satao, the Ahmed of this generation, who was one of the largest tusked elephants, recently got killed by poachers. The loss of this elephant hits hard. You can read about Ahmed in my book, The Games … Continue reading

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High-tech drones, tougher laws, better training boost Africa’s fight against elephant, rhino poachers

“New laws with stiff penalties, more military training for rangers and new technology like drones with thermal cameras are all helping to protect rhinos and elephants.” Source: http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2014/01/23/hightech_drones_tougher_laws_better_training_boost_africas_fight_against_elephant_rhino_poachers.html Speaking of new technology, check out Amazon’s future goal:

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Save the elephant

Save the elephant Ivory is approximately $200-$375.00 per inch, $3,000 per Kilo, or $1,500 perpound. Carved Ivory used to make religious sculptures, in China. Elephants are evolving smaller tusks to protect themselves from poaching.   Massive pile of Ivory Tusks … Continue reading

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