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Baby elephant playing with muddy water

African Elephants with baby

Samburu - baby elephant

Smiling Baby Elephant Is The Cutest (PHOTO)

Not only are baby elephants incredibly cute, but they seem to have way too much fun with whatever they're doing. Even if it's not playing in the ocean or rolling in mud, this particular elephant really likes his stick.<p><i>(Story continues below photo.)</i><p>The photo above has received thousands of up votes …

Mana Pools

Elephants in Sunrise

Dialogue

Four African nations spurn ivory sales

<b>The leaders of four African nations have pledged to honour a 10-year moratorium on sales of ivory.</b><p>The leaders of Botswana, Gabon, Chad and Tanzania made the statement at a gathering in London to discuss the illegal wildlife trade.<p>The aim is to draw up a global declaration that will tackle animal …

Extinction

World leaders say enough is enough on illegal ivory: Agreement to stop wildlife trade hailed as 'watershed' moment

Leaders and delegates from 46 countries have pledged to fight the £12bn illegal wildlife trade together for the first time. In what has been called a …

Fighting Wildlife Crime: New U.S. Strategy Broadens Scope

U.S. takes leadership role to protect endangered wildlife and enhance global security.<p>President Obama's new national strategy to combat illegal wildlife trafficking around the globe is intended to be far more sweeping than curbing the poaching of African elephants.<p>It is also aimed at combating …

Endangered Species

Jumbo-gardeners: How elephants affect weather

The tropical forests of Congo help create downpours many miles away. What’s a key element in this forest flourishing? The elephant.<p>The tropical rainforests of Africa and Asia play a crucial role in keeping our planet healthy. They moderate our climate, absorb the carbon we produce, and act as a …

The Nature Conservancy

A most beautiful elephant

In a meeting recently in London, I described a particular elephant as, “the most beautiful I’d ever seen” and when questioned further, added that she …

A Haven for Elephants and Rhinos

Latest News & Updates:<p>January was a generally positive month, with a huge drop in the number of carcasses found. Only 3 carcasses were discovered in …

Wildlife

UWA wants 20 years for poachers

<b>By Henry Sekanjako</b><p><b>The Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has asked the Government to amend the Wildlife act and introduce stiff penalties of fines not</b> …

Ugandan court to release smuggled ivory

On the eve of World Wildlife Day, court orders release of 2.9 tonnes of ivory destined for sale in China and the UAE<p>This outrageous news went unnoticed on the day when the Ugandan media was focussed the signing of a controversial anti-gay bill into law by Uganda’ president Yoweri Museveni.<p>The …

Searching For The Elephant's Genius Inside the Largest Brain on Land

A male African elephant in Tanzania (Credit: Ferris Jabr)<p>Many years ago, while wandering through Amboseli National Park in Kenya, an elephant …

Data sharing crucial to combat poaching - INTERPOL

<b>NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 26 – A new report by INTERPOL on poaching has recommended the need for greater information sharing to enable a more proactive and</b> …

How does empathy help elephants?

<i>By S. de Silva</i><p>A small family of elephants in Uda Walawe wanders upon a dead calf which does not belong to them. Yet they show great interest, …

Now Palm Oil is Also Killing Indonesia’s Elephants

Conscious consumers now have yet another reason to question the palm oil industry. In addition to their deleterious impact on orangutans, tigers, …

Zimbabwe seeks to sell 76 tonnes of ivory

Government is seeking permission to sell stockpiles of elephant ivory and rhino horn worth over $12 million that it cannot sell due to an …

The natural death of an elephant

The rapid rise of elephant deaths due to poaching in Africa make a tuskless carcass a familiar sight. Behind the protective boundaries of the Moremi …

Teenage elephant mums die younger but are fitter

Reporter, BBC Nature<p>Elephants that give birth as teenagers die younger, but are fitter than mothers that delay, say scientists.<p>Researchers studied Asian elephants working in the timber industry in Myanmar, also known as Burma.<p>Mothers that gave birth younger were found to have larger families …

Wildlife

When Giants Fall - When Giants Fall

Leslie Griffith<p>Director/ Executive Producer/ Writer<p>Greg Nelson<p>Director of Photography<p>Gary Lundgren<p>Editor<p>Kevin Ang<p>Motion Graphics Artist / …

Investigative Journalism

World

Read the latest World and International news headlines from Sky News Australia. For coverage of breaking news from around the World visit …

Elephants Know How Dangerous We Are From How We Speak

Elephants pay attention when we speak, a new study in Kenya shows.<p>When an elephant killed a Maasai woman collecting firewood near Kenya's Amboseli National Park in 2007, a group of young Maasai men retaliated by spearing one of the animals.<p>"It wasn't the one that had killed the woman, says Graeme …

Wildlife

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NATIONAL<p>A party-list lawmaker is worried the passage of a bill restoring the powers of the police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group to issue …