Elephants are large animals, but they've proven to be more impervious to cancer. In a new study, scientists explain that this is partly due to a once-dead gene called LIF6.
For four decades, Mali has been trapped in a tiny concrete enclosure without friends, space and adequate medical care.
Elephant versus crocodile: which one wins?
Scientists prove elephants' body-awareness in a simple test that even children less than 18 months old can't ace.
Elephants are terrified of bees. In order to protect farm lands from elephant crop raids in Africa, farmers hang beehives into fences that scare elephants away.
Over 25,000 of Gabon's forest elephants have disappeared in the last ten years.
China just announced a major turning point in the fight against illegal poaching -- banning ivory trading and processing by the end of March 2017.
To escape death from ivory poachers and legal hunters, massive numbers of elephants are flocking Chobe National Park, Botswana.
Africa is known for its great savannas and exquisite wildlife, including the sought-after elephants that freely roam on the continent's horizon. But alongside this, poaching and elephant killings are rampant, and according to recent findings, spending some for elephant conservation can actually mean saving and earning more.
Researchers discover just how widespread poaching still is as they found that most ivory in the black market come from elephants killed less than three years ago.
After news of African forest elephants taking over 90 years for its population to recover due to slow breeding, its cousin, Africa's savanna elephants, are dwindling in numbers.
The severity of elephant poaching in South Africa has escalated through the years, and this could still worsen. A new study reveals that it would take about a century, 90 years to be exact, for elephants to re-breed and overcome what they have lost.
Elephant poaching has been one of the biggest problems in Zimbabwe’s wildlife sanctuary. Wildlife authorities will deploy aerial drones to fight poachers.
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