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
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.
Last week, a woman was killed by an elephant at Esupetai village in Narok county, which ... watch video
Newsy (July 1, 2014) Kendall Jones has hunted big game for years. Now people are outraged by photos in which she poses with animals she's killed, including an elephant.
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Nov. 27, 2015 Ticks can transmit various diseases to people and animals. Some well-known diseases spread by ticks include tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and Lyme disease. Researchers are ... read more
Nov. 27, 2015 A microscopic marine alga is thriving in the North Atlantic to an extent that defies scientific predictions, suggesting swift environmental change as a result of increased ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Cells communicate with other cells in our bodies by sending and receiving signals. Cancer can occur when these signals are 'dysregulated' and abnormal cells grow out of control, scientists have ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Biologists used material from both humans and plants to examine chemical modifications to messenger RNA, or mRNA, finding that the modifications appear to play a significant role in the process by ... read more
Oct. 23, 2014 Here are three disaster scenarios for zoo or aquarium managers: one, a wildfire lunges towards your facility, threatening your staff and hundreds of zoo animals. Two, hurricane floodwaters pour into ... read more
July 10, 2012 When is an elephant a picky eater? A study of the African elephant finds that, despite its large size and fast-operating digestive system, this mammal does not eat just anything. This megaherbivore ... read more
Dec. 21, 2010 By comparing the DNA of modern elephants from Africa and Asia to DNA extracted from two extinct species, the woolly mammoth and the mastodon, researchers have concluded that Africa has two -- not one ... read more