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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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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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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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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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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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Amazing Elephant Anatomy

  With their dangling dexterous trunks, mighty tusks and tremendous ears, they look like fantastical beasts anyway. But the elephant’s amazing anatomy is more than just skin deep. Trunk The African elephant’s trunk, which is essentially a long nose and … Continue reading

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Ava Gardner and Grace Kelly with Clark Gable in Kenya, in the movie “Mogambo”

  Ava Gardner (left) , Clark Gable (middle), Grace Kelly (right) Ava This is a story about Ava Gardner, Clark Gable, and Grace Kelly. Ava is trying to take Grace from Gable, but she doesn’t win in the end, which is … Continue reading

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