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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Oct. 8, 2015 Researchers have been able to watch the interior cells of a plant synthesize cellulose for the first time by tricking the cells into growing on the plant's surface, according ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 As record ocean temperatures cause widespread coral bleaching across Hawaii, scientists confirm the same stressful conditions are expanding to the Caribbean and may last into ... read more
Oct. 8, 2015 Biologists have compared a database of modern ants with a database of fossil ants. The analysis has shown in which locations fossilized ants are more related to the ants now ... 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
Nov. 16, 2010 Long-nosed Cape rock elephant-shrews are fond of sticky treats, according to new research. Investigations show for the first time that the elephant-shrew, Elephantulus edwardii, licks the nectar of ... read more