Elephants in South Africa are being trained to sniff our explosives, poachers and landmines in what is called the art of "bio-detection".
The Zimbabwe national parks authority says it will raise money from elephant sales to fund its operations, despite meeting resistance.
Several members of the public have called on SANParks for an explanation, after the Kruger National Park shot an elephant that attacked tourists.
An elephant has overturned a vehicle carrying two tourists in the Kruger National Park, injuring both, says officials.
The birth control vaccine for elephants has been shown to be 95% effective and is far more preferable to culling, researchers say.
Namibia has been condemned for planning to donate a "Noah's Ark" of 150 wild animals - including lions, rhino, cheetah and leopards - to Cuba.
A Limpopo game ranger who set out to take pictures in the bush on his own has been trampled to death by an elephant.
A booming black market in African ivory linked to Asian crime syndicates may scupper efforts by Zambia and Tanzania to hold a one-off sale of tusks.
Researchers have found that more than 14 000 products made from the tusks and other body parts of elephants were seized in 2009.
Tour operators accused of torturing wild elephants, reports Yolandi Groenewald.
A drought in Kenya is so bad that it is even felling the giants of the animal kingdom -- the country's famed elephants.
Scientists have used a revolutionary genetic technique to pinpoint the area of Africa where smugglers are slaughtering elephants.
Malawi is teaming up with an animal welfare group to move 60 elephants from a densely populated area, where at least 10 people have been killed.
Growing pressure from poaching and human encroachment has driven hundreds of elephants to migrate across Zimbabwe's borders, said conservationists.
Thousands of elephant fans have registered on an online site promising live footage of the first birth of an elephant in Belgium.
Approximately 47 tonnes of stockpiled ivory on auction fetched about $6,7-million for South Africa's conservation efforts, says SA National Parks.
An elephant expert whose house on the US Gulf Coast was destroyed by Hurricane Ike is putting his collection back together -- one tooth at a time.
Poachers in the DRC have killed a fifth of the elephants in Africa's oldest national park this year, the park's director said on Friday.
A storm of public protest has erupted over Namibian authorities' decision to allow six Kunene region elephant bulls to be shot as trophies.