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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Feb. 11, 2016 A recent study provides new evidence that larvae swim faster, straighter and more consistently in a common direction when together in a group. The research is the first to ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Toxins from harmful algae are present in Alaskan marine food webs in high enough concentrations to be detected in marine mammals such as whales, walruses, sea lions, seals, ... read more
Feb. 11, 2016 Researchers have adapted a retractable protein polymer -- found naturally in certain bacteria -- to mechanically rupture cell membranes, which could lead to new drug delivery methods and other ... read more
Feb. 10, 2016 Considerably more of the fossil record of creatures such as mammoths, mastodons, camels, horses and ground sloths has been lost in what is now the continental United States ... 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
Sep. 11, 2013 Wild Asian elephants slink quietly away at the sound of a growling tiger, but trumpet and growl before retreating from leopard growls, researchers have found. The work could help Indian farmers ... 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