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Forest elephant steak; the new ivory. Loxodonta cyclotis poached as bushmeat

2008-02-11 - Zemio , Central African Republic

Once smoked the meat would fetch about CFA 35 000 (US$60) per 100 kg basket. The meat from this one carcass would have fetched a little over US$200. Each tusk weighed around 2 kgs (4 kg in total) and fetched about CFA 8,000 (US$14) per kg (big tusks can fetch a maximum of around CFA 12,000 (US$19) per kg). The total value of the meat (about US$200) was therefore about 4 times that of the ivory (US$50). The hunter confirmed that this was the usual scenario - elephants are hunted for their meat an...



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The Elephant Whisperer Andrea Turkalo

2008-01-29 - Bayanga, Central African Republic

This is an interview with Andrea Turkalo, who has spent over 20 years in Africa. For the last 18 of them, she has observed wild forest elephants in a jungle clearing called Dzhanga Bai. The elephants come in great numbers to dig out minerals found below the surface. Turkalo drove for an hour down a muddy logging road to get to Bayanga, the only village in the area. In Bayanga, she agreed to be interviewed in order to help spread new research findings about these unique elephants. The bai is foun...



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The Elephant Whisperer, Andrea Turkalo

2008-01-29 - Dzhanga Bai, Central African Republic

This is an interview with Andrea Turkalo, who has spent over 20 years in Africa. For the last 18 of them, she has observed wild forest elephants in a jungle clearing called Dzhanga Bai. The elephants come in great numbers to dig out minerals found below the surface. Turkalo drove for an hour down a muddy logging road to get to Bayanga, the only village in the area. In Bayanga, she agreed to be interviewed in order to help spread new research findings about these unique elephants. The bai is foun...



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Video: "Elephant Woman" Andrea Turkalo Goes Wild for Research, airing on PBS, made possible by National Geographic Mission Programs and WWF and presented by WLIW New York

2007-01-08 - Dzanga Bai, Central African Republic

Wildlife Conservation Society biologist Andrea Turkalo doesnt just study elephants-sometimes she lives with them too. Turkalo has spent the past 15 years researching the forest elephants of Dzanga Bai, a large clearing in the Central African Republic. Join Turkalo in the field as she works to unravel the mysteries of the elusive forest elephants, and learn what keeps the "elephant woman" coming back for more.



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4 Headlines about Elephants from Central african republic2008-02-11 - Zemio , Central african republic - Forest elephant steak; the new ivory. Loxodonta cyclotis poached as bushmeat 2008-01-29 - Bayanga, Central african republic - The Elephant Whisperer Andrea Turkalo 2008-01-29 - Dzhanga bai, Central african republic - The Elephant Whisperer, Andrea Turkalo 2007-01-08 - Dzanga bai, Central african republic - Video: "Elephant Woman" Andrea Turkalo Goes Wild for Research, airing on PBS, made possible by National Geographic Mission Programs and WWF and presented by WLIW New York


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2008-02-11-Zemio
Forest elephant steak; the new ivory. Loxodonta cyclotis poached as bushmeat
2008-01-29-Bayanga
The Elephant Whisperer Andrea Turkalo
2008-01-29-Dzhanga bai
The Elephant Whisperer, Andrea Turkalo
2007-01-08-Dzanga bai
Video: "Elephant Woman" Andrea Turkalo Goes Wild for Research, airing on PBS, made possible by National Geographic Mission Programs and WWF and presented by WLIW New York