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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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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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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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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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Books bringing awareness about elephant poaching

Elephant Books Hollywood Stuntman Fernando Celis Belina Releases Novel, LAND OF THE ELEPHANTS Fernando Celis Belina has come up with a book similar to mine, and I’d like to introduce his name. Happy to see that we are getting more … Continue reading

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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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Will elephants still be around in 20 years?

Editor’s note: Cyril Christo is a photographer and filmmaker whose documentary, “A Stitch for Time,” was nominated for an Academy Award in 1988. Since 1997, he has worked with his wife, Marie Wilkinson, to investigate and document the relationship between the … Continue reading

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Photos: Endangered Elephants in the African Wilderness

What does elephant skin feel like? “It’s rough,” Wilkinson says. “In the morning, the elephants typically come down in the swamps to drink and cover themselves with mud, which is their sunscreen and protects them from ticks.” This elephant is … Continue reading

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