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Stolen Solar Panels At Water Point Force Elephants Into Settlements

2009-10-09 - Etosha National Park, Namibia. Brigitte Weidlich and Oswald Shivute

THEFT of solar panels from a water point for elephants in the Etosha National Park has forced a small herd to search for water among human settlements in the past few days and one of them killed a person near Ruacana on Wednesday night. Joseph Hamukwaya, a resident of Oshifo near Ruacana, was apparently on his way home when he was killed by the elephant, Ruacana Councillor Lazarus Kornelius told The Namibian yesterday.


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Seismic sensors count elephants

2005-06-18 - Etosha National Park, Namibia. Fiona Proffitt

American scientists have come up with a hi-tech method of surveying elephants, using military-designed seismic sensors to detect their footsteps. Researchers from the Geophysics Department at Stanford University used the sensors to monitor African elephants and other large mammals in Etosha National Park, Namibia.


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2 Headlines about Elephants from Etosha National Park2009-10-09 - Etosha National Park, Namibia - Stolen Solar Panels At Water Point Force Elephants Into Settlements 2005-06-18 - Etosha National Park, Namibia - Seismic sensors count elephants

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