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May 13, 2016 Wildlife
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4 Times The Struggle Was Real for Clumsy Baby Elephants

By: Jay Jasinski

When You're a Clumsy Baby Elephant, Everything is a Struggle It took a lot of restraint not putting the trite "cuteness overload" in the title of this post, though the...

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May 7, 2016 Videos
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VIDEO: Elephant Goes Crazy Over Hose Bath

By: Jay Jasinski

Elephant Kicks Leg in Excitement Over a Hose Bath Remember when you were a kid in the summer, and all it took for you and your friends to have fun...

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May 2, 2016 Videos
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VIDEO: Every 15 Minutes an Elephant is Poached (AWF)

By: Jay Jasinski

The Orphans of Poaching Poachers are devastating our planet's elephant populations. For instance, in 2009, over half of Tanzania's elephants were killed by poachers. This is the sort of problem...

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May 2, 2016 Politics

Lupita Nyong'o on Elephants: “Poaching Steals From Us All”

By: African Wildlife Foundation

Lupita Nyong'o, Sauti Sol and Caroline Mutoko Launch “Poaching Steals From Us All” Campaign in Kenya In the run up to the world's largest ever ivory bonfire, to be conducted...

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March 24, 2016 Wildlife

China Extends Bans of African Elephant Ivory Imports

By: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Yesterday, China extended the ban on the imports of African elephant ivory carvings acquired after the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) took...

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February 1, 2016 Wildlife

Ground-Breaking Work on Forest Elephants Released

By: International Fund for Animal Welfare

Written by Vicki Fishlock, Resident Scientist at the Amboseli Elephant Research Project Forest elephants live secretive lives in the rainforests of Central Africa. We don’t know much about their lives,...

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January 5, 2016 Wildlife

Tanzania’s Elephant Population Has Dropped 53 Percent in Six Years

By: Planet Editor

Elephants against the horizon. (Photo Credit: Billy Dodson via AWF) The first numbers for Africa’s Great Elephant Census (GEC) are coming in, and the news is...

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October 28, 2015 Wildlife

AWF: Stop the Sport Hunting of Elephants!

By: African Wildlife Foundation

At a time when African elephants are facing extraordinary threats to their survival, AWF is urging governments that currently allow sport hunting of elephants to suspend such activities, and to...

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October 16, 2015 Wildlife

40 Elephants Poisoned in Zimbabwe in Just Three Weeks

By: Planet Editor

On Tuesday, Zimbabwe authorities revealed that the carcasses of 26 elephants had been found in Hwange National Park. Two weeks earlier, 14 elephant carcasses were found in the Matusadona and...

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August 24, 2015 Climate & Energy

Sale of Mammoth Ivory May Contribute to Elephant Poaching, Experts Say

By: Planet Editor

Scientists take samples from Arctic sea ice and melt ponds in the Chukchi Sea, 2010. (Image Credit: Kathryn Hansen / NASA) The Arctic is currently melting...

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August 5, 2015 Wildlife

Elephant Population Has Grown 600 Percent in Uganda

By: Planet Editor

Elephant photographed in Uganda. (Photo Credit: Pixabay) The elephant population in Uganda has grown by at least 600 percent since the 1980s, thanks to an ambitious...

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July 26, 2015 Wildlife

Obama Administration Announces New Restrictions on Domestic Ivory Sales to Save Elephants

By: Center for Biological Diversity

Elephant with ivory tusks. (Photo Credit: Pixabay) WASHINGTON— President Obama announced new regulations today that restrict the trade of ivory over state lines and expand limits...

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