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BATTLE BREWS OVER WHERE TO KEEP LA ZOO'S BILLY THE ELEPHANT


Billy, born in 1985 and a resident of the zoo since 1989, is part of the Elephants of Asia exhibit that includes two females, Tina and Jewel... READ MORE

19th April, 2017 0

SECRET FOOTAGE OBTAINED OF THE WILD ELEPHANTS SOLD INTO CAPTIVITY IN CHINESE ZOOS


Last year more than 30 young elephants were captured from the wild in Zimbabwe and flown by plane to China... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 8595

CHINA IS LOSING ITS TASTE FOR IVORY


Good news for Africa's elephants China is losing its taste for ivory... READ MORE

29th March, 2017 51058

AUSTRALIA'S LAST AFRICAN ELEPHANT DIES AT DUBBO ZOO


Australia's last African elephant dies in the Taronga Western Plains Zoo, after arriving 40 years ago... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 5115

POACHERS BREAK INTO PARIS ZOO, SHOOT RHINO DEAD AND STEAL ITS HORN


The four-year-old rhinoceros, named Vince, was found dead this morning by keepers at Thoiry Zoo, to the west of the French capital... READ MORE

8th March, 2017 116798

422 ELEPHANT TUSK PIECES SEIZED IN THAILAND


Mr Kulit said the seizure of 33kg 726lbs of smuggled ivory worth around ?390,000 was the first in Thailand this year... READ MORE

7th March, 2017 2

CAN ELEPHANTS AND HUMANS LIVE TOGETHER?


Supported by About this content While I was working on this article, two people were killed by wild elephants near my home in south India... READ MORE

6th March, 2017 1944

EU SET TO BAN RAW IVORY EXPORTS FROM JULY


The EU needs to take responsibility and finally ban its own ivory trade as well as all exports... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 7230

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BIGGEST ELEPHANT KILLED IN AFRICA FOR ALMOST 30 YEARS BRINGS BACK MEMORIES OF CECIL THE LION


Individual elephants such as these should be accorded their true value as a National Heritage and should be off limits to hunting... READ MORE

15th October, 2015 46301

WORLD'S SMALLEST ELEPHANTS KILLED FOR IVORY IN BORNEO


Asian elephants have faced less poaching than their African cousins but the latest grisly finds have led conservationists to worry for their survival... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 27121

'WE RECALCULATED ABOUT 1,000 TIMES BECAUSE WE DIDN'T BELIEVE WHAT WE WERE SEEING'


When world-renowned elephant expert Iain Douglas-Hamilton conducted the first aerial survey of Tanzania in 1976, the country had 316,000 elephants, the largest pachyderm population on the planet... READ MORE

19th July, 2015 15926

'GIVING THEM SOMETHING NATURAL': TORONTO ZOO'S FORMER ELEPHANTS FIND HAPPY RETIREMENT IN CALIFORNIA


One day last July, Thika was let in again and moved toward the other female African elephants... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 11075

CHINA SAYS IT WILL SHUT DOWN IVORY TRADE BY END OF 2017


Post to Facebook China says it will shut down ivory trade by end of 2017 The move is designed to curb the mass slaughter of African elephants... READ MORE

5th January, 2017 10216

BRING IN A TOTAL BAN ON IVORY SALES, 100 POLITICIANS, CONSERVATIONISTS AND CELEBRITIES SAY


Open letter the british government must take global leadership with a 'total ban' on the ivory tradeA... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 7979

ZIMBABWE ELEPHANT HUNTER IDENTIFIED AS GERMAN PROPERTY MOGUL


It was claimed that Mr Schorr was accompanied by a local, experienced professional hunter esteemed by the hunting community for finding his clients large elephants... READ MORE

20th October, 2015 7266

THE ELEPHANT WHO HELPED ME THROUGH ONE OF THE DARKEST PERIODS OF MY LIFE


It is a little-known fact that Asian elephants are even more endangered than their African cousins... READ MORE

31st October, 2016 3917

MUTILATED RHINO TREATED WITH ELEPHANT SKIN BANDAGE


A rhino injured after poachers mutilated its face to pull out its horns is being treated with a bandage made from an unusual source elephant skin... READ MORE

16th August, 2015 3322

BID FOR STRONGEST PROTECTION FOR ALL AFRICAN ELEPHANTS DEFEATED AT WILDLIFE SUMMIT


On Monday a proposal to add the elephants in Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana to appendix 1 was defeated... READ MORE

3rd October, 2016 3190

MAN MAY HAVE PAID $55K TO KILL AFRICA'S MOST FAMOUS LION


A Game of Thrones editor, recently killed by a lioness in South Africa, was raising money to combat poaching... READ MORE

27th July, 2015 3007

GERMANY MAY BLOCK IMPORT OF TUSKS FROM GIANT ELEPHANT SHOT BY HUNTER IN ZIMBABWE


Import of trophy tusks from one of africa's largest elephants could be illegal warns germany as reward offered for hunter's identity... READ MORE

16th October, 2015 2898

CHINA TO BAN IVORY TRADE WITHIN A YEAR OR SO, AS PRESSURE MOUNTS ON HONG KONG


Wildlife groups say Hong Kong's legal ivory trade provides cover for a vast illegal trade that is fueling a poaching crisis decimating elephant herds in Africa... READ MORE

21st October, 2015 2744

FIVE ELEPHANTS WERE SLAIN WHILE THE WORLD MOURNS CECIL THE LION


Poachers killed five elephants in Tsavo West National Park on Monday night... READ MORE

30th July, 2015 2697

WORLD'S NATIONS AGREE ELEPHANT IVORY MARKETS MUST CLOSE


International pressure to close domestic ivory markets is building... READ MORE

3rd October, 2016 2176

FAMILY OF BRITON KILLED BY ELEPHANT POACHERS LAUNCH ?1M IVORY APPEAL


Up to 100 elephants are killed every day in Africa, Max Gower said... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 1985

AS THE WORLD MOURNED THE DEATH OF CECIL THE LION, FIVE ENDANGERED ELEPHANTS WERE KILLED IN KENYA


As the world mourned the death of Cecil the lion, five endangered elephants were killed in Kenya... READ MORE

30th July, 2015 1944

AFRICAN ELEPHANT NUMBERS PLUMMET DURING 'WORST DECLINE IN 25 YEARS'


In 1989 Cities banned international trade in ivory by listing all African elephant populations in its appendix 1... READ MORE

26th September, 2016 1691

GERMAN HUNTER PAYS $60K, KILLS BIGGEST ELEPHANT SEEN IN DECADES IN ZIMBABWE


A disturbing number of elephants have been killed in Zimbabwe in recent weeks, including the biggest one seen in decades... READ MORE

17th October, 2015 1676

GPS IN FAKE TUSKS TRACKS IVORY POACHING TO TERRORISTS


The National Geographic investigation, Tracking Ivory, used fake tusks with GPS implants to track the trade route. Journalist Bryan Christy reports... READ MORE

25th August, 2015 1638

LAOS DESTINATION IN ILLEGAL IVORY TRADE SO FAR ELUDES GLOBAL CRACKDOWN


Similarly, a shipment of about 600 pounds of elephant tusks intercepted in 2009 by the Kenyan wildlife authorities was being sent to Mr. Vixay's company in Laos... READ MORE

1st August, 2015 1446

FIVE ELEPHANTS WERE SLAIN WHILE THE WORLD MOURNS CECIL THE LION


Poachers killed five elephants in Tsavo West National Park on Monday night... READ MORE

30th July, 2015 1194

DAVID ATTENBOROUGH CALLS ON CHINESE PRESIDENT TO END IVORY TRADE


And a group of broadcasters, conservationists and MPs have called on the Chinese president to end his country's ivory trade and save African elephants from extinction... READ MORE

20th February, 2015 1048

BURMA CAPTURES 9TH RARE WHITE ELEPHANT


Burma has eight white elephants in captivity, most from the Ayeyarwaddy region... READ MORE

2nd March, 2015 1041

WATCH A YOUNG ELEPHANT FIGHT OFF 14 LIONS


Please read our Video footage from Zambia shows the amazing moment a young elephant miraculously fought off a 14 member pride of female lions in Zambia... READ MORE

13th November, 2014 993

ELEPHANTS ON THE PATH TO EXTINCTION


Many elephants, particularly in the forests of central Africa, are not only targeted for their ivory... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 816

ACTIVISTS HOPE U.S. ACTION HALTS AFRICAN IVORY TRADE IN ITS TRACKS


Across the city Harriet Wilson cares for baby elephants orphaned by ivory poachers... READ MORE

25th July, 2015 800

ELEPHANTS ARE THE END OF A 60M-YEAR LINEAGE - LAST OF THE MEGAHERBIVORES


The 20,000-year-old pygmy elephants of the Mediterranean islands may appear as fantastical as the woolly mammoths which still ambled across one Alaskan island just 5,600 years ago... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 721

AFRICAN ELEPHANTS 'KILLED FASTER THAN THEY ARE BEING BORN'


More African elephants are being killed for ivory than are being born, despite poaching levels falling for the fourth year in a row in 2015... READ MORE

3rd March, 2016 714

AFRICAN 'BLOOD IVORY' DESTROYED IN NEW YORK TO SIGNAL CRACKDOWN ON ILLEGAL TRADE


Kelly Aylward, director of the Washington office of the Wildlife Conservation Society, countered that such events demonstrate the ivory has no monetary value... READ MORE

19th June, 2015 691


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