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How do giraffes and elephants alter the African Savanna landscape?

2020-09-14 - Nanyuki, Kenya. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)

As they roam around the African savanna in search for food, giraffes and elephants alter the diversity and richness of its vegetation. By studying the foraging patterns of these megaherbivores across different terrains in a savanna in Kenya, scientists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) and collaborating institutions discovered that these large mammals prefer to eat their meals on flat ground, potentially impacting the growth and survival of plant species on even savanna lan...


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Young injured elephant in Maasai Mara treated by vet

2020-09-12 - Maasai Mara, Kenya.

On Thursday's "Great Wildebeest Migration" live broadcast, a young elephant was spotted limping in the bush alone in Kenya's Maasai Mara. Its right foreleg was broken and the vet had to check it.


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2020-09-10 - Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenyan police arrest poacher with 14 kg elephant tusksSecurity officers in the northwestern Kenya town of Kitale on Thursday arrested a poacher in possession of 14 kilograms of elephant tusks with a market value of 1.4 million shillings (about 14,000 U.S dollars).


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Adorable video of 1-day-old baby elephant following his mother goes viral. Internet is in love

2020-08-24 - Tsavo, Kenya.

Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, an organisation that rescues, rehabilitates and releases orphaned baby elephants, is here to make your day with a delightful clip of a newborn elephant following its mother. The official Twitter account of the trust recently shared a video of their newest baby elephant, Lapa, from when he was less than a day old, waddling around the area with his mother Lenana.


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Tal Manor, Project Manager for Amboseli Trust for Elephants

2020-08-15 - Amboseli, Kenya.

Tal was raised in Kenya’s coastal town of Mombasa and worked with the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust for ten years. Tal's expertise centre on GIS(Geographic Information Systems), database management and film work, and now work as Project Manager for Amboseli Trust for Elephants.


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A mother elephant and her calf head for a nearby marsh at Kenya

Some Good News: An "Elephant Baby Boom" In One Kenyan National Park

2020-08-14 - Nairobi, Kenya. GABRIELA SALDIVIA

Amboseli National Park in Kenya is experiencing something of an elephant baby boom. The park, which sits at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro, has reported the birth of more than 170 calves this year and counting. What's more, two sets of twins were born this year, and number of poached elephants from January to today has been seven


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Former Orphan Elephant Gives Birth to a Wild Baby

2017-03-13 - Tsavo, Kenya.

This baby elephant was born on March 3, 2017, to Ndara, an ex-orphan elephant from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Nairobi Nursery. Shortly after giving birth, Ndara brought her new baby to see her former caretakers! The pair made a huge impression, the baby still wobbly on his little legs and following his mother like a shadow!


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The shocking moment Elephant throws buffalo several feet in the air

2016-12-04 - Nairobi, Kenya.

An arrogant buffalo was tossed several feet into the air after it decided to battle with a mother elephant. The buffalo, weighing more than 500kg did not survive the battle. These pictures were taken by a photographer who visited Kenya on vacation.


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President Uhuru will today lead the world to set fire on the largest cache of ivory ever destroyed at a go by any country. But the irony is that his family has been linked with the illegal trade of ivory!

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 million today) per year, as the country’s 120,000 elephants were killed at an annual rate of 20,000! – Source Charles Hornsby in his book, Kenya: A History Since Independence (1963-2011)


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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 for the global ivory trade, which kills an estimated 33,000 elephants every year. WildAid will be bringing these historic events to a worldwide audience through social media, and we invite you to watch it live.


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251 Headlines about Elephants from Kenya2020-09-14 - Nanyuki, Kenya - How do giraffes and elephants alter the African Savanna landscape? 2020-09-12 - Maasai Mara, Kenya - Young injured elephant in Maasai Mara treated by vet 2020-09-10 - Nairobi, Kenya - 2020-08-24 - Tsavo, Kenya - Adorable video of 1-day-old baby elephant following his mother goes viral. Internet is in love 2020-08-15 - Amboseli, Kenya - Tal Manor, Project Manager for Amboseli Trust for Elephants 2020-08-14 - Nairobi, Kenya - Some Good News: An "Elephant Baby Boom" In One Kenyan National Park 2017-03-13 - Tsavo, Kenya - Former Orphan Elephant Gives Birth to a Wild Baby 2016-12-04 - Nairobi, Kenya - The shocking moment Elephant throws buffalo several feet in the air 2016-04-30 - Nairobi, Kenya - 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 2016-04-27 - Nairobi, Kenya - Support Kenya: Watch The Ivory Burn Live on April 30 2015-11-16 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya to destroy vast ivory stockpile from thousands of elephants 2015-11-08 - Nairobi, Kenya - Video: Clumsy And Cute Baby Elephant Plays With Orphaned Mother 2015-04-09 - Laikipia, Kenya - Kenya: Third Elephant Killed in Laikipia Conservancy 2014-06-09 - Narok, Kenya - Alarm as 117 elephant carcasses found in Maasai Mara Game Reserve 2014-06-07 - Mombasa, Kenya - Kenyan police seize 300 elephant tusks being packed at port city 2014-05-03 - Nairobi, Kenya - 2 Kenyan police arrested transporting ivory 2014-05-03 - Nairobi, Kenya - KWS launch manhunt for poachers who killed 6 elephants in Tsavo 2014-04-30 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers held after revenge attack on elephants 2014-02-05 - Nairobi, Kenya - KWS Launches Elephant Census Exercise in Kenya 2014-02-04 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya to launch elephant census in Tsavo-Mkomazi ecosystem 2013-12-03 - Amboseli, Kenya - KWS to fit more satellite collars on Amboseli elephants 2013-11-10 - Nairobi, Kenya - British troops deployed to save Kenyan elephants from illegal slaughter trade that is funding terrorist attacks 2013-10-27 - Mombasa, Kenya - Fight to save Kenya’s wildlife uses the tools of the drug war 2013-10-20 - Masai Mara, Kenya - Using drones to thwart elephant poachers 2013-10-19 - Nairobi, Kenya - Census Shows Increasing Elephant Population In Kenya National Park 2013-10-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya, TZ to conduct aerial elephant count 2013-08-01 - Nairobi, Kenya - Former US defence attaché David McNevin convicted in Nairobi for allegedly smuggling ivory 2013-06-04 - Nairobi, Kenya - 10 KWS staff investigated for spying for poachers 2013-05-14 - Nairobi, Kenya - Deputy director of Kenyan campaign group Amboseli Trust for Elephants in Kenya, Soila Sayialel and her son Robert Sayialel arrested with ivory 2013-04-26 - Amboseli, Kenya - The Kenyan and Tanzanian governments are jointly conducting a cross-border aerial wildlife census in the Amboseli-Kilimanjaro/ Magadi-Natron landscape. 2013-04-26 - Tsavo, Kenya - Elephant Endotheliotrophic Herpes virus surveillance (EEHV) in Elephants in Tsavo 2013-04-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - Unlikely survival of baby elephant orphaned by ivory poachers 2013-03-12 - Nairobi, Kenya - Ivory trade puts Kenya on spot 2013-02-24 - Amboseli, Kenya - Sh8m worth of satellite collars fitted on elephants 2013-01-23 - Tsavo, Kenya - First reported case of fatal tuberculosis in a wild African elephant with past human–wildlife contact 2013-01-13 - Amboseli, Kenya - Baby elephant death in show Africa was a natural tragedy we couldn’t prevent 2013-01-10 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers shot dead after elephants killed 2013-01-09 - Tsavo, Kenya - Kenyan rangers hunt poachers who killed 11 elephants for ivory 2012-12-09 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya Wildlife Service Warns of Zebra-Elephant Losses 2012-11-13 - Amboseli, Kenya - Kenya: Elephant Qumquat"s Killer Arrested 2012-11-01 - Nairobi, Kenya - Youtube: Nairobi police recover 16 elephant tusks 2012-09-13 - Tsavo, Kenya - Three elephants killed by poachers at Taita Ranch 2012-04-15 - Kenya, Kenya - Three Somalis among arrested elephant poachers 2012-04-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - Chinese blamed for rise in elephant poaching 2012-03-29 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya authorities shoot dead 6 suspected poachers 2012-03-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - I"m ready for my close up! Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is upstaged by a cute baby elephant in Kenya 2012-03-03 - Tsavo, Kenya - Two elephants killed by poachers in Mwatate 2012-03-03 - , Kenya - Kenya: 20 Elephants Killed By Poachers in Marsabit 2012-02-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - The woman who fosters elephants in Kenya 2012-02-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya Launches 10-Year National Elephant Strategy 2012-01-21 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant Poachers Kill Wildlife Ranger 2012-01-18 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya: Voi Rogue Elephant Moved to Tsavo Park. Cost around Sh2 million 2011-12-25 - Mombasa, Kenya - Kenya seizes more Asia-bound ivory 2011-12-22 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya seizes giant haul of smuggled ivory 2011-11-27 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya seizes container with 87 elephant tusks 2011-09-26 - Nairobi, Kenya - Shot, face hacked off, tusks stolen... horror of the elephants butchered for their ivory 2011-09-22 - Narok, Kenya - Kenya rounds up elephants to ease trouble with humans 2011-09-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - KWS to move 50 elephants to Maasai Mara 2011-09-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant Poaching Increasing in Kenya 2011-09-15 - Mombasa, Kenya - Elephant tusks impounded at Kenya"s Mombasa port 2011-07-31 - Nairobi, Kenya - 5 Tons of Elephant Ivory Set on Fire by Kenya’s President (VIDEO) 2011-06-08 - Amboseli, Kenya - 40-Year Study Finds Elephants and Humans Are Remarkably Alike 2011-05-06 - Nairobi, Kenya - Tonne of ivory seized in Nairobi 2011-05-04 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers target GPS elephants just five miles from Wills & Kate"s safari lodge 2010-12-23 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya wildlife rangers kill three elephant poachers 2010-12-11 - Nairobi, Kenya - 2010-11-27 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenyan rangers gun down elephant poachers 2010-10-18 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant poachers go hi-tech to stay ahead of rangers 2010-08-27 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya seizes two tonnes of elephant ivory: officials 2010-08-26 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya jails Chinese national for ivory possession 2010-08-05 - Amboseli, Kenya - Life and death of elephant "Echo" 2010-05-28 - Nairobi, Kenya - Sex And The City - Davis Adopts Baby Elephant 2010-05-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Korean trader held over ivory haul 2010-03-21 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya wins the first round on ivory 2010-03-14 - Tsavo, Kenya - Three poachers killed in Tsavo park 2010-03-08 - Samburu, Kenya - Flash flood sweeps away elephant research camp in Kenya 2010-01-14 - Nanyuki, Kenya - Elephant Reflections by Dale Peterson (Author) and Karl Ammann (Photographer) 2010-01-14 - Nairobi, Kenya - American mother, baby killed by elephant in Kenya 2009-12-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - More ivory nabbed, suspects arrested in Eastern Africa 2009-11-30 - Nairobi, Kenya - Nearly 2 tons of ivory seized in eastern Africa 2009-11-10 - Nairobi, Kenya - FEATURE-China ivory demand bodes ill for Africa"s elephants 2009-11-09 - Shimba Hills National Park, Kenya - This man herds elephants 2009-10-24 - Voi, Kenya - 5 ivory dealers arrested in Voi 2009-10-22 - Nairobi, Kenya - Rains came too late for hundreds of wildlife 2009-10-22 - Nairobi, Kenya - Carcasses litter a parched and barren wilderness 2009-10-21 - Voi, Kenya - Tsavo merchant cashes in on elephant dung 2009-10-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - 100 Elephants Killed Daily To Meet Illegal Ivory Demand, Chinese Appetite Whetted 2009-10-14 - Tsavo National Park, Kenya - Wild animals invade Taita-Taveta 2009-10-09 - Nairobi, Kenya - Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher visit elephant orphans 2009-10-08 - Nairobi, Kenya - Richard Branson creates path for elephants 2009-10-02 - Nyahururu, Kenya - Drought Affects Wildlife in Kenya 2009-09-30 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya seizes massive ivory haul 2009-09-28 - Nairobi, Kenya - Miracle escape for Brit that played dead as he was trampled by an elephant and gored by tusks - exclusive and pics 2009-09-21 - Nairobi, Kenya - 2009-09-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya drought taking its toll 2009-09-20 - Tsavo, Kenya - Draught claims yet another elephant 2009-09-10 - Tsavo East National Park, Kenya - Kenyan Villagers Eat Elephants Killed by Train While Crossing 2009-09-09 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya"s famous elephants die of drought, poaching 2009-09-08 - Nairobi, Kenya - Chinese in Kenya not involved in ivory poaching 2009-08-23 - Nairobi, Kenya - Is our paradise being lost to guns and poachers? 2009-07-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants putting strain on Kenya"s ecosystem - report 2009-02-25 - Nairobi, Kenya - Slaughter of the elephants. Legal ivory sale linked to poaching surge across Kenya"s huge Tsavo National Park 2009-02-25 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya blames rise in elephant poaching on 2008 ivory sale 2009-02-25 - Amboseli, Kenya - Poison-Arrow Killings Surge in Africa Elephant Poaching 2009-02-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant poachers arrested in Kenya 2009-02-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers Kill Five Elephants in Kenya"s Most Critical Elephant Habitat 2009-02-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - Chinese national arrested with ivory at JKIA 2009-01-18 - Samburu, Kenya - Africa: taking flight over Kenya"s elephant country. There is always something new out of Africa. Here Brian Jackman visits Kenya"s remote northern territory. 2009-01-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant mother shown hitting out at naughty jealous calf 2009-01-16 - Nairobi, Kenya - From tusk till dawn: The stunning round-the-clock footage of an elephant family"s fortunes 2009-01-03 - Nairobi, Kenya - Wildlife conservationists hope the worst is behind them 2008-12-21 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers Leaving Elephant Orphans. 60 Minutes: Special Elephant Orphanage Cares For Poachers" Youngest Victims 2008-12-07 - OI Pejeta, Kenya - Ele-texting. Kenyan Elephants have been warning local rangers that they are nearing the crops of neighbouring villages through the use of text messages. 
 2008-12-05 - Tsavo, Kenya - Northern kenya elephants population on the increase. Results for the elephant and Grevys zebra cencus in Laikipia and Samburu ecosystem 2008-11-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Africa in biggest ever crackdown on wildlife crime 2008-11-05 - Nairobi, Kenya - Leakey speaks about ivory auctions and their disservice to conservation. Ivory Auctions a Disservice to Conservation 2008-10-17 - Mount Kenya, Kenya - British soldier survives elephant attack during bush mission 2008-10-11 - Ol Pejeta, Kenya - Kenya"s elephants send text messages to rangers 2008-10-08 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant orphanage in Nairobi 2008-09-19 - Nairobi, Kenya - Legalizing bushmeat hunting will not solve the food crisis 2008-09-15 - Mount Kenya, Kenya - GPS saves elephants from slaughter 2008-09-01 - Laikipia, Kenya - Man killed by stray elephant 2008-08-31 - Nairobi, Kenya - Africa: The Ivory Trade Need Not Endanger the Elephant 2008-08-30 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poaching stealthily stealing our heritage 2008-08-29 - Kampala, Kenya - Elephants Kill Two in Kanungu 2008-08-18 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya officials nab Chinese nationals with ivory trophies 2008-08-18 - Amboseli, Kenya - Ivory, bushmeat, dogmeat: the Chinese connection 2008-07-29 - Nairobi, Kenya - Our elephants at risk as China profits from ivory 2008-07-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya detains Chinese nationals for smuggling ivory 2008-07-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya: KWS Nets Chinese With Ivory 2008-07-16 - NAIROBI, Kenya - 2 Chinese questioned at Kenya airport after being found with ivory 2008-06-29 - Mombasa, Kenya - Jumbo wars come to Kenya 2008-05-28 - Laikipia, Kenya - GSM technology to help tame marauding elephants 2008-05-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants to be tracked using new device 2008-05-16 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya charges 2 Chinese citizens over ivory haul 2008-04-16 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya: Wildlife Corridor Project Gets a Boost 2008-04-05 - Nakuru, Kenya - Kenya: Employee in Court Over Tusks 2008-04-02 - Nairobi, Kenya - IUCN advises African states how to manage wild elephant populations 2008-03-31 - Amboseli, Kenya - Elephants, lions top locals’ hit list 2008-03-28 - Tsavo, Kenya - Elephant Population in Kenya’s Tsavo Climbs 4 Percent to 11,700 2008-03-27 - Amboseli, Kenya - New on DVD: Echo and Other Elephants 2008-03-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Cull concerns miss bigger picture 2008-03-17 - Amboseli, Kenya - Conservationists warn of elephant spearing in Kenya 2008-03-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Leakey backing for elephant cull 2008-03-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants killed by spear attacks in Kenya 2008-03-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Warlords turn to ivory trade to fund slaughter of humans 2008-03-17 - Amboseli, Kenya - Amboseli: Dim future for the elephants 2008-03-07 - Kwale, Kenya - Kenyans complain of elephant attacks 2008-03-06 - Nairobi, Kenya - Early recovery of nature-based tourism good for Kenya and good for biodiversity, says UNEP Head 2008-03-06 - Mombasa, Kenya - Elephant attacks keep children from school 2008-02-27 - Amboseli, Kenya - Ingenious ways to stop Amboseli Jumbo menace 2008-02-22 - Kinshushe, Kenya - Baboons, elephants destroying crops 2008-02-21 - Nanyuki, Kenya - Ol Pejeta Conservancy De-tusks Elephants 2008-02-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - Hungry Tanzania refugees eat chimps, wild game 2008-02-18 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya"s Elephants Signify Gains, Highlight Uncertainty 2008-02-11 - Nairobi, Kenya - Africa: Continents Plan to Save the Elephant 2008-02-08 - Nairobi, Kenya - More elephants but... 2008-02-03 - Mombasa, Kenya - Wild elephants on increase in Kenya due successful protection measures 2008-01-27 - Tsavo, Kenya - 13th February 2008: Time flies, alongside pilots counting elephants... 2008-01-25 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya: Hopes of Bumper Harvest Wane Near Elephant Corridor 2007-12-27 - Masai Mara, Kenya - A horseback safari in Kenya. It"s the best way to get away from the crowds, says Jane Wheatley, still wowed by the wildlife, food and a charismatic guide 2007-11-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - Outsize orphans offered second chance. Saving baby elephants is rewarding and fun, writes Bridget McManus. 2007-09-25 - Nairobi, Kenya - UK troops scare Kenyan wildlife 2007-08-18 - Meru, Kenya - Hordes of Zebras, Elephants Moved to Restock Kenya Park 2007-08-13 - Aberdare, Kenya - Tracking the Mau Mau. Philip Ngunjiri was in a group of journalists who recently trekked through the Aberdare Forest in search of the freedom fighters cave hideout 2007-07-24 - Meru, Kenya - Meru National Parks rebranding welcome 2007-07-20 - Mombasa, Kenya - Elephants cause panic at Mombasa beach 2007-07-17 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya firm on Ivory trade 2007-07-10 - Tsavo, Kenya - Seven elephants killed in Kenyan sanctuary 2007-06-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - A total of 228 elephants have been successfully translocated from the South Coast"s Shimba Hills Reserve to Tsavo East in the last two years. 2007-06-15 - Cherry Creek, Kenya - Kenyan rangers die in gun battle with poachers 2007-06-06 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant Meat: Popular, and a Threat 2007-06-03 - Laikipia, Kenya - Bransons new jumbo service 2007-05-19 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya: 7 African nations backing Kenya on plan to ban trade in ivory 2007-04-28 - Samburu, Kenya - Hotels threaten herds of roaming elephants in Samburu National Reserve 2007-04-25 - Nairobi, Kenya - Calls for 20-year ban on ivory 2007-04-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - Joachim Kagiri, the Kenya Wildlife Service deputy director in charge of wildlife and community conservation 2007-03-11 - Nairobi, Kenya - Some People Play Golf; We Save Elephants 2007-03-06 - Nairobi, Kenya - East Africa: Elephant Poaching on the Rise 2007-02-08 - Nairobi, Kenya - Briton trampled by elephant sues Il Ngwesi luxury lodge in Kenya 2007-02-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - New issue of Pachyderm available online: Pachyderm 41, Jul - Dec 2006 2007-02-02 - Nairobi, Kenya - Birth control for elephants to start 2007-01-28 - Narok, Kenya - In Kenya, elephants are hated. As people move closer to wildlife, clashes increase 2007-01-10 - Nairobi, Kenya - The impact of ecological variability on the reproductive endocrinology of wild female African elephants. 2006-12-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - Notorious poacher Hussein Ture shot dead 2006-11-26 - Nakuru, Kenya - Tension as elephant strays into slum of Nakuru 2006-11-13 - Nyahururu, Kenya - Elephants enjoy nightly maize feasts as KWS looks on. The govt compensates death and injury caused by wild animals, but not loss of crops 2006-11-07 - Amboseli, Kenya - Torrent: BBC Echo of the Elephants 4of4 The Final Chapter Xvid AC3 www mvgroup org avi 2006-11-05 - Shimba Hills, Kenya - Kenya"s elephants evicted after spats with neighbours 2006-10-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants kill three villagers in Kenya 2006-10-02 - Masai Mara, Kenya - Masai Mara elephant in Kenya tramples Briton to death 2006-10-02 - Nairobi, Kenya - Wildlife body starts moving 250 elephants in Kenya 2006-09-29 - Nairobi, Kenya - Rescue: Kenya Begins Relocation Of 250 Elephants 2006-09-26 - Samburu, Kenya - Elephant twins dead in Samburu/Buffalo Reserves 2006-09-25 - MOUNT KENYA, Kenya - FEATURE-Rampaging elephants anger Kenyan farmers 2006-09-14 - nairobi, Kenya - Kenya begins relocating 150 elephants 2006-09-01 - Nairobi, Kenya - Rangers kill rogue elephants after human attacks 2006-08-21 - NYERI, Kenya - Kenyan villages make a meal of marauding elephant 2006-07-24 - Nairobi, Kenya - Savannah Elephants stay mainly on the plain 2006-07-19 - Malindi, Kenya - Panic as wild elephants impose curfew on Malindi villagers in Kenya 2006-07-05 - Nairobi, Kenya - Nairobi Court halts exportation of Elephants to Thailand 2006-06-30 - Shimba Hills, Kenya - Elephant translocation from Shimba Hills to Tsavo Phase Two 2006-05-25 - Baringo, Kenya - Stray elephant kills 2 farmers in Baringo 2006-05-14 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant relocation in Kenya to resume in July 2006-02-17 - Tsavo, Kenya - Drought threat to Kenya"s parks 2006-02-13 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya transit point for animal and ivory trade 2006-02-12 - Nairobi, Kenya - East Africa Balances People and Wildlife 2006-01-19 - Tipilikwani, Kenya - Kenyan drought drives elephants on to farmland 2006-01-13 - Mombasa, Kenya - Elephants block Nairobi-Mombasa Highway 2006-01-12 - NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya"s Elephants Suffering From Drought, Clash With People in Search for Water and Food 2005-12-31 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants disrupt burial of jumbo victim in Kenya 2005-12-23 - Samburu, Kenya - MP wants elephants driven out of district 2005-10-18 - Samburu, Kenya - Using Texts to Save Kenya"s Elephants 2005-10-15 - NAIROBI, Kenya - In Kenya, stakes are raised in battle against poaching, U.S.-based group helping parks with upgrades to protect rhinos and elephants 2005-10-10 - Narok, Kenya - KWS blamed as wild animals kill 19, injure 38 in Narok 2005-09-29 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya"s relocation of elephants postponed 2005-09-22 - NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya Unveils Wildlife Protection Program 2005-09-16 - Nairobi, Kenya - Trunk calls 2005-09-09 - Laikipia, Kenya - Villagers dig trench to keep elephants at bay 2005-09-06 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers arrested with 22 elephants tusks in Kenya 2005-09-05 - NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenyan Rangers Resume Move of Elephants 2005-08-29 - SHIMBA HILLS, Kenya - 400 elephants moved from overcrowded reserve 2005-08-22 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya to relocate hundreds of elephants 2005-07-14 - Nairobi, Kenya - Killing Rogue Jumbos Makes Sense 2005-07-12 - Nairobi, Kenya - Ministers Disagree On Transfer of Elephants 2005-07-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - Poachers Kill Elephants At Wildlife Conservancy 2005-06-21 - Nairobi, Kenya - MP Opposes Plan to Move Elephants to Tsavo Park 2005-06-16 - Nairobi, Kenya - Friendly baby elephants 2005-06-05 - Meru, Kenya - Elephants fitted with SIM cards so they can text their whereabouts to animal lovers 2005-06-01 - Amboseli, Kenya - Elephants Imitate Sounds As A Form Of Social Communication 2005-03-23 - Amboseli, Kenya - Study by Savanna Elephant Vocalization Project shows Amboseli elephants can learn vocals 2005-03-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants text their location 2005-03-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - Sudan army "killing elephants 2005-03-10 - Nairobi, Kenya - Cites boosts Kenya"s elephants 2005-02-12 - Nairobi, Kenya - The elephant counters 2005-01-30 - Kilifi, Kenya - Elephants ‘impose’ curfew on villagers 2005-01-27 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya denies deal to donate wildlife to Thailand 2005-01-26 - NAIROBI, Kenya - Kenya"s plan to stock Thai zoos protested 2004-12-19 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant conservation gains momentum 2004-12-15 - Nairobi, Kenya - KWS Passes Buck Over Elephants 2004-12-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant tusks now more marketable than before 2004-12-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephant tusks now more marketable than before 2004-12-02 - Nairobi, Kenya - Plan to clear mines from elephant routes 2004-11-02 - Nairobi, Kenya - Elephants At Risk, Activist Warns KWS 2004-11-01 - Nairobi, Kenya - State is Blamed Over Wild Animals Encroachment 2004-10-07 - Nairobi, Kenya - A poachers" charter: Allowing "sustainable trade" in endangered species would make a few dealers rich, while wiping out Africa"s wildlife. 2004-03-27 - Nairobi, Kenya - Kenya plans massive relocation of elephants 2004-01-08 - Shimba Hills, Kenya - Elephants to Be Moved 2003-12-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - 50 Arrested After Jumbo Carcasses Are Found 2003-06-13 - Amboseli, Kenya - Erin of the EB family in the Amboseli Elephant Research Project died 21 May 2002-03-20 - Nairobi, Kenya - Collaring Elephants

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36 year old African female elephant born in Landa has died in Pretoria Zoo.

2020-10-27 - , South Africa.

National Zoological Garden: It is with a heavy heart that we inform all our loyal followers of the death of one of beloved elephants, Landa. Landa, aged 36, was a popular resident of the National Zool...


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Dasara Elephants To Go Back To Their Respective Camps Tomorrow

2020-10-27 - Mysuru, India.

Howdah elephant Abhimanyu and his team members, Gopi, Vikram, Kaveri and Vijaya, who participated in the Jumboo Savari at Mysore Palace yesterday and successfully fulfilled the responsibility given to...


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Female Asian Himeko in Himeji Zoo has died

2020-10-27 - , Japan.

Himeji Zoo announced that Himeyo, 43 years old, died 24th of October, from foot related problems. Her condition suddenly changed on the morning of the 24th, and she died.


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Yangon Zoo celebrates Momo’s birthday, away from crowds

2020-10-27 - Yangoon, Myanmar.

The Yangon Zoo’s most celebrated resident, Momo the elephant celebrated her 67th birthday at a party organised by zoo staff. Now approaching 70, Momo is one of the oldest Asian elephants in the worl...


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Mysore Dasara 2020: "Jamboo Savari" to be Live telecast on DD Chandana, FB, YouTube; How to watch

2020-10-26 - Mysuru, India.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic scare, the government has decided to organise the world famous Dasara celebrations in the palace city of Mysuru in a "simple" way. Jamboo Savari, the biggest attractions ...


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Baby Opal born at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens Pattaya

2020-10-26 - Pattaya, Thailand. Patcharapol Panrak

At 09.09 on October 26, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden Pattaya president Kamphol Tansajja held a religious ceremony to welcome a new born female elephant. The baby jumbo was born on October 19 to parents ...


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Mysuru Dasara

2020-10-26 - Mysore, India.

Mysuru Dasara is the “Nadahabba” or the State-Festival of Karnataka. With fairs, cultural events, dance performances and musical concerts, the ten-day festival is celebrated with pomp and pageantr...


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On this date in Maine history: Oct. 25, 1836

2020-10-25 - Penobscot Bay, United States.

The passenger steamship Royal Tar, heading from Saint John, New Brunswick, to Portland, burns and sinks in Penobscot Bay while carrying a variety of circus animals, as well as 72 passengers and 21 cre...


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Cameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes nearly 120 elephant tusks

2020-10-24 - Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Cameroon authorities arrested four ivory smugglers attempting to transport nearly 120 elephant tusks through the country’s south, officials said Friday. The group had trafficked nearly 675 kilograms...


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Captive elephants losing lives to wild tuskers at Sakrebyle camp

2020-10-24 - Shivamogga, India.

The death of a 35-year-old male captive elephant 'Ranga' after being attacked by three wild elephants in a forest area near Sakrebailu elephant camp on Thirthahalli road has exposed the apathy of the ...


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Jack the elephant bull (27) has moved from Basel Zoo and returned home to Sosto Zoo in Hungary.

2020-10-22 - Sosto, Hungary.

Jack moved into the new, recently opened Tembea elephant enclosure in May 2017. He spent three and a half years at Basel Zoo. Last Tuesday, he returned to Hungary as agreed. There were no offspring bo...


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Ranch provides un-herd of experience in east Bradenton

2020-10-21 - Myakka, United States. Liz Ramos

When going to the Myakka Elephant Ranch, be sure not to have anything sweet in your pocket because Lou, an African savanna elephant, will be able to sniff it out. Public can visit Myakka City nonprofi...


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Central Highlands province mulls ban on elephant rides on safety, welfare concerns

2020-10-21 - Dak Lak, Vietnam. Tran Hoa, Nguyen Quy

Authorities in Dak Lak Province are considering calling a halt to the famous elephant-back tours following accidents and animal protection concerns. Nguyen Thuy Phuong Hieu, deputy director of the Cen...


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Kester Vickery and Emma Fearnhead of Conservation Solutions administer some necessary drugs to ensure the Tusker is safely transported to its new home.

‘Majestic giants’ introduced into community owned reserves to strengthen elephant gene poole

2020-10-21 - Mkuze, South Africa.

in a joint operation between WILDLANDS – a programme of the WILDTRUST, the Aspinall Foundation (in partnership with Albus Environmental), Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Conservation Solutions, a 20-year-...


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Caught out in a virus world: Elephant camps across Thailand are attempting to reinvent their image as they shift their focus to domestic tourism in a bid to survive

2020-10-21 - Bangkok, Thailand.

Focusing on animal welfare, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is working with the Department of Livestock Development, veterinarians and elephant experts to seek a solution in enhancing the stan...


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Karnataka: Elephant Ekadanta Dies In Shivamogga Due To Cardiac Arrest

2020-10-21 - New Delhi, India.

A 35-year-old elephant, named Ekadanta, passed away at Sakrebailu camp in Shivamogga. According to Sakrebailu forest officers, the death of the elephant was caused by cardiac arrest.
His body w...


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Odisha forms state-level task force to reduce man-animal conflict

2020-10-20 - Bhubaneswar, India.

In its bid to reduce the man-animal conflict, the Odisha government on Tuesday set up a state-level task force to prepare a master plan for the next three years, official sources said. The state leve...


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A herd of elephants crosses a rural road in Xishuangbanna on April 7.

Human-elephant conflict escalates in China"s Xishuangbanna

2020-10-20 - Xishuangbanna, China.

According to the local forest authority, human deaths and injuries from wild elephant attacks in Xishuangbanna have soared since 2016. In 2019 alone, 12 people were killed by wild elephants in the pre...


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The year four top-flight circuses came to Cedar Rapids

2020-10-20 - Cedar Rapids, United States. Joe Coffey, The History Center

The Van Amburgh circus that came to Cedar Rapids was run by his longtime manager, Hyatt Frost. It boasted its three tents held “300 men and horses,” the “largest elephant in captivity” and a ...


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Why We Should Be Alarmed By This Wild Elephant Getting Its Foot Badly Hurt By A Hunter’s Trap In Kelantan

2020-10-20 - Kelantan, Malaysia. AKMAL HAKIM

Wildlife authorities managed to rescue an endangered female Asian elephant that sustained injuries to its right foot after being ensnared in a trap near Kampung Renyuk in Jeli. Fortunately, authoritie...


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