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Close-Up Aerial Photos of Africa’s Last Elephants

Zakouma National Park in southern Chad is famous for its large, free roaming herds of elephants. This has made it a honeypot for poachers. From 2005 to 2010, demand for ivory has reduced the park’s elephant population from over 4,000 … Continue reading

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Experts: Poaching Could Drive Rhinos, Elephants to Extinction

MOSCOW, September 5 (RIA Novosti), Ekaterina Blinova – Brazen poaching could lead Kenya to a “national disaster,” experts warn, pointing out that the country’s elephant and rhino populations are on the verge of annihilation. “Poaching is a national disaster. KWS … 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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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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Chelsea and Hillary Clinton protecting the heavily poached African elephant

It’s no secret that Africa’s elephants are in danger. Widespread poaching, fueled by demand for ivory in China and ineffective regulation, have led to alarming population losses, from 1.2 million in 1980 to only 500,000 this year. Today, approximately 96 … 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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Name That Elephant: How to Identify Elephants in the Wild

  Veins, a Unique Elephant Fingerprint Photograph Courtesy of ElephantVoices   Sharp photographs in good light reveal the pattern of veins on an elephant’s ears, which are as unique as our human fingerprints. “With a bit of sleuthing,” Poole said, … Continue reading

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