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Zimbabwe will deploy aerial drones in its biggest wildlife sanctuary to fight elephant poachers, Reuters reports. Hwange National Park is one of the biggest wildlife sanctuaries in Zimbabwe, and it houses two-thirds of the country's 80,000 elephants. The plan will help protect the country...
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Leading conservation charity World Animal Protection has renewed its plea for the tourism industry to put an end to abusive elephant rides and shows, calling on leading travel brands to join the growing list of companies who are opposed to the practice. Making the call on World Anima...
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Recently, Animal Planet aired a documentary entitled "Saving Africa's Giants with Yao Ming." The show, developed in conjunction with the environmental non-governmental organization WildAid, depicts the Chinese basketball player Yao Ming meeting with wildlife conservationists to discuss the future of...
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Poachers hunting for ivory illegally killed more than 100,000 elephants in Africa in a three-year period, a new CSU study says. Scientists say it’s the first time they’ve ever been able to provide such a specific number of illegal elephant killings, and raises questions about the species’ survival ...
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Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for ivory in China and other Asian nations, a new study published Monday found.   Warnings about massive...
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Arusha, Tanzania: A recent aerial report has revealed a worrying number of elephant carcasses in the world famous Mara-Serengeti ecosystem in east Africa. A total of 192 elephant carcasses were counted, of which 117 were in Kenya and 75 in Tanzania. More shocking is that of all the carcass...
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Until about five years ago, conservationists considered the African elephant a success story. New trade laws that helped reduce the once-booming international demand for ivory, awareness campaigns, and better monitoring and protection for elephants had changed the dynamics on the ground. In the 1970...
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One of the world’s largest — and one of Kenya’s most famous — elephant bulls died recently in an attack by poachers. At about 45 years old, the elephant, named Satao, was famed for being one of the last “great tuskers” —  elephants with long, massive tusks that reach the ground. His impressive...
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Poachers have entered one of Africa’s most unique elephant habitats on Monday, threatening to cause one of the biggest elephant massacres in the region since poachers killed at least 300 elephants for their ivory in Cameroon’s Bouba N’Djida National Park in February 2012.According to WWF sources, a ...
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Conservationists and mahouts greeted Thai Elephant Day with expressions of frustration that the government is making no serious attempt to keep these iconic animals safe in the jungle and at shelters that care for them. They emphasised it is necessary to remind people constantly of the im...
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Elephant ivory ads on eBay and Google Shopping threaten conservation, advocates say By Carl Franzen E-commerce has disrupted a number of industries, but it's only helped expand the global market for items made of illegal African elephant ivory. Online sales listings for items made of the highly-co...
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SCB Engages Religious Leaders to Help Protect Elephants Demand for ivory in Asia for religious purposes threatens elephants in Africa WASHINGTON – Elephant poaching and ivory smuggling in Africa are at their highest levels in more than a decade, according to a 2012 report from the Convention on In...
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September 22nd is Elephant Appreciation Day, celebrated since 1996. The official website has many suggestions for ways to celebrate the holiday, but you can use your imagination to honor elephants in your own way. Tell elephant jokes, send an ecard, watch elephant videos on YouTube, or make a donati...
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