An elephant at a German wildlife park hailed as having an uncanny ability to predict the results of international football matches turned her attention to the forthcoming World Cup. (June 4)
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AFP (July 21, 2015) The Kenya Wildlife Service has today launched an inventory of the Kenya national stockpile of elephant ivory and rhino horn to serve as a DNA reference library for profiling of the national elephant ... watch video
Reuters (May 13, 2012) The Denver Zoo is vying to become the greenest zoo in the world with the installation of a new energy system run entirely on waste. Using a process called gasification - engineers at the zoo have ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 9, 2012) Last year was one of the worst on record for the world’s elephant population. African countries are bearing the brunt: last year, two hundred and seventy eight elephants were killed in Kenya ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 27, 2012) Human and wild life conflict has never been stopped in Africa, especially for regions near natural parks.
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Reuters - Light News Video Online (Mar. 15, 2015) Animals are celebrated around the world, with a first birthday party for a baby gorilla in San Diego and National Elephant Day in Thailand. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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