elephants

 
Tourism in Africa loses R343-million per year through elephant poaching
Tourism in Africa loses R343-million per year through elephant poaching
African countries with elephant populations are losing R343-million a year through poaching, according to new research. This is the direct cost of...
Morgan's Somalia trek a sign of hope
Morgan's Somalia trek a sign of hope
A lone male elephant named Morgan has surprised conservationists after walking 220km from Kenya to Somalia. The animals have rarely been spotted in...
Bees deployed in Tanzania's skirmish with elephants
Bees deployed in Tanzania's skirmish with elephants
People living near the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania are enlisting the help of bees to reduce escalating tensions between them and...
Buy our elephants, Zim pleads, to avoid a mass cull
Buy our elephants, Zim pleads, to avoid a mass cull
Zimbabwean politicians have urged the country to find a way of exporting a large number of elephants to avoid having to cull the animals, which they...
Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa
Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa
In the South African bush, elephants are being trained in the art of "bio-detection" to see if they can use their exceptional sense of smell to...
Zimbabwe forges ahead with plans to export elephants
Zimbabwe forges ahead with plans to export elephants
President Robert Mugabe's government said on Monday that it is going ahead with controversial plans to export live elephants despite resistance from...
Kruger Park elephant shooting sparks outrage
Kruger Park elephant shooting sparks outrage
Several people have reacted with outrage at the Kruger National Park's decision to kill an aggressive elephant bull that attacked a couple on...
Kruger Park elephant overturns tourist vehicle
Kruger Park elephant overturns tourist vehicle
The tourists are of "Chinese origin," according to a statement from the Kruger National Park.
Jab for birth control gets jumbo roll-out
Jab for birth control gets jumbo roll-out
A contraceptive vaccine for elephants is ready to be introduced in South Africa's major reserves to prevent overpopulation and ­habitat...

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