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trade

Kenyatta family was linked to illegal ivory trade which was earning them and other close relatives $10 million” President Uhuru Striped For Fake Public Gesture Of Setting Ivory Ablaze

2016-04-30 - Nairobi, Kenya. Martin Oduor

Immediately after the 1974 elections, the Kenyatta family was linked to illegal ivory trade, which was earning the Kenyatta family and other close relatives $10 million (equivalent to about Sh100 mill...


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fossil

Diver finds mastodon jaw in area river

2016-04-30 - Atlanta, United States.

Shark-tooth diver Bill Eberlein experienced a first in his lifetime when he found a mastodon jaw embedded in the mud of a river bed. "I have been diving in coastal Georgia rivers for over 15 years for...


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conflict

Elephant Herd Enters Rourkela

2016-04-30 - ROURKELA, India.

Panic gripped Sector-22 of Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), located on the southern tip of the city, when a herd of seven elephants strayed into the area and damaged boundary walls of two buildings on Wedn...


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culling

Elephants face slaughter in Save Valley

2016-04-30 - Chiredzi, Zimbabwe.

ABOUT 300 elephants and some lions could be culled €´ reduced in population through selective slaughter €´ in the Save Valley Conservancy amid reports that the large number of ...


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fossil

Officials work to stabilize fossilized mammoth skull found near Sequim Bay

2016-04-29 - Sequim, United States.

The partial remains of a Columbian mammoth skull discovered in the bluffs near Sequim Bay in early January are undergoing a stabilization process at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture in ...


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event

Support Kenya: Watch The Ivory Burn Live on April 30

2016-04-27 - Nairobi, Kenya.

On Saturday, April 30, Kenya Wildlife Service will host the largest ivory burn in history €´ a bold statement against elephant poaching, and one we hope will mark the beginning of the end ...


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circus

Charges against Boswell Circus three withdrawn

2016-04-26 - Port Elizabeth , South Africa.

Charges against two circus owners and an employee from the well known Brian Boswell Circus have been withdrawn in the Port Elizabeth magistrate€s court. Jane Boswell, her daughter Georgina, and...


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evolution

DNA proves mammoths mated beyond species boundaries

2016-04-23 - Hamilton, Canada.

Several species of mammoth are thought to have roamed across the North American continent. A new study in the open-access journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, provides DNA evidence to show that...


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smuggle

Vietnam seizes 100kg of ivory at Hanoi airport

2016-04-23 - Hanoi, Vietnam.

More than 100 pieces of tusks were seized as customs officers checked a suspicious cargo in Noi Bai International Airport on Friday. The shipment was held on suspicion of being elephant tusks upon its...


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transfer

Circus elephants retiring after Providence shows

2016-04-23 - Providence, United States.

The Greatest Show on Earth is headed to Providence next week and it will be the last time elephants are ever a part of the show. For the first time in its 146-year history, the Ringling Brothers and B...


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