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With New Kenya Airways Flight, It's About to Get Way Easier to Go on Safari - Condé Nast Traveler

Thu, 2018-01-18 17:20

Condé Nast Traveler

With New Kenya Airways Flight, It's About to Get Way Easier to Go on Safari
Condé Nast Traveler
That won't be the case with the new Kenya Airways flights, Saperstein says. “The late-morning arrival time [of 10:55 a.m.] will give people much more time to adjust to the time change—or even head over to the Sheldrick elephant orphanage or the ...

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Elephant on Kenyan reserve named after Sophie Gregoire Trudeau - The Globe and Mail

Thu, 2018-01-18 12:24

The Globe and Mail

Elephant on Kenyan reserve named after Sophie Gregoire Trudeau
The Globe and Mail
That decision came about last May, shortly after she had her calf, because a crew with CBC's "The Nature of Things" happened to be in Kenya filming a documentary on the matriarchal behaviour of animals such as elephants, lions and baboons. With ...
Meet 'Sophie Grégoire Trudeau', Newest Mother In The First Ladies HerdCBC.ca

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CHIPOLOPOLO TAKES AIM AT ELEPHANTS - ZNBC

Thu, 2018-01-18 06:19

Zambia Reports

CHIPOLOPOLO TAKES AIM AT ELEPHANTS
ZNBC
The Zambia national team go into the second match of the African Nations Championship (CHAN) against the elephants Ivory Coast with victory guaranteeing them passage to the quarterfinals. Coach Wedson Nyirenda's charges will be facing a wounded Ivory ...
Chipolopolo Shoot Down ElephantsZambia Reports
Last-gasp Namibia win sends Uganda outESPN (press release) (blog)
Zambia face wounded ElephantsLusaka Times
SuperSport -Times of Zambia -Namibian
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Zambia face wounded Elephants - Lusaka Times

Wed, 2018-01-17 15:27

Kampala Dispatch

Zambia face wounded Elephants
Lusaka Times
Zambia battles a wounded Elephant on Thursday evening in Marrakech when they face Cote d'Ivoire in their penultimate Group B match at 2018 CHAN. Group B leaders Zambia head into the crucial match after a hard-earned 3-1 victory over bottom placed ...
Start was greatZambia Daily Mail
Cote d'Ivoire goalie warns ZambiaNew Telegraph Newspaper

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Elephant Whispers: A second chance - Lowvelder

Wed, 2018-01-17 13:55

Lowvelder

Elephant Whispers: A second chance
Lowvelder
Tembo, Shamwari, Ziziphus, Medwa, Lindiwe and Andile were six elephants in urgent need of relocation, or they faced being killed. The search for reserves where they could be relocated was unsuccessful, as elephant numbers had placed many game parks ...

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China has banned ivory, but has the African elephant poaching crisis actually been stemmed? - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 2018-01-16 21:46

NEWS.com.au

China has banned ivory, but has the African elephant poaching crisis actually been stemmed?
NEWS.com.au
Craig Millar, Head of Security and Field Operations for Big Life Foundation, told news.com.au: “Since China's ban on ivory has come into effect we've seen not so much a drop in poaching, but a drop in prices. “Kenya has been showing a steady decline in ...

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Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants - Auction Central News

Tue, 2018-01-16 15:27

Auction Central News

Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants
Auction Central News
Despite the global embargo on elephant ivory that has been in place since 1990, the rate of elephant slaughter for tusks is at a crisis point. In this picture, three female African bush elephants travel as a small herd in Tanzania. July 29, 2010 photo ...

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South African baby elephant saved from mud hole by rangers | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2018-01-16 12:08

Daily Mail

South African baby elephant saved from mud hole by rangers | Daily ...
Daily Mail
A group of wildlife rangers saved a baby elephant trapped in a mud hole at the Addo Elephant Park in South Africa on Saturday to the joy of a group of visiting tourists.

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Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth more than $450K - Northwest Herald

Tue, 2018-01-16 06:21

Northwest Herald

Thailand seizes large elephant tusks worth more than $450K
Northwest Herald
The size of the tusks shows they were taken from large African elephants, which remain scarce in the wild, and the tusks' discolored state indicates they had been kept in storage for a long time, said Somkiat Soontornpittakkool, an official from the ...

Seized ivory may help save elephants - The Detroit News

Mon, 2018-01-15 22:27

The Detroit News

Seized ivory may help save elephants
The Detroit News
The goal was to determine whether the ivory was from older stockpiles held by African national governments or from elephants recently poached. “We found 90 percent of the ivory was coming from elephants that died within three years of the seizure date ...

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Scientists Want to Save Elephants Through Inspecting Seized Ivory - Bloomberg

Mon, 2018-01-15 16:17

Bloomberg

Scientists Want to Save Elephants Through Inspecting Seized Ivory
Bloomberg
The goal was to determine whether the ivory was from older stockpiles held by African national governments or from elephants recently poached. "We found 90 percent of the ivory was coming from elephants that died within three years of the seizure date ...

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Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants - WTOP

Mon, 2018-01-15 16:09

WTOP

Seized ivory probed for clues that could help save elephants
WTOP
The goal was to determine whether the ivory was from older stockpiles held by African national governments or from elephants recently poached. “We found 90 percent of the ivory was coming from elephants that died within three years of the seizure date ...

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Seized Ivory Probed for Clues That Could Help Save Elephants - U.S. News & World Report

Mon, 2018-01-15 16:09

U.S. News & World Report

Seized Ivory Probed for Clues That Could Help Save Elephants
U.S. News & World Report
8, 2018 photo, Wendy Hapgood, left, and John Steward, directors of the Wild Tomorrow Fund, measure an elephant tusk at a New York State Department of Environmental Conservation warehouse in Albany, N.Y. The tusk was part of a $4.5 million seizure of ...

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Confine animals to avoid African swine - Lusaka Times

Mon, 2018-01-15 16:01

Lusaka Times

Confine animals to avoid African swine
Lusaka Times
Dr Chungu said African swine fever is a highly contagious viral disease of swine that could record 100% mortality. Meanwhile, Chieftainess Sikute of the Toka-Leya speaking people of Kazungula District in Southern Province has re-iterated calls to the ...

Kenya: Seven Elephants Killed in Kajiado As Human-Wildlife Conflict Rages - AllAfrica.com

Mon, 2018-01-15 11:43

AllAfrica.com

Kenya: Seven Elephants Killed in Kajiado As Human-Wildlife Conflict Rages
AllAfrica.com
KWS, he said, "must rise to the occasion and support the community by protecting the community from harm". "When the community's patience, friendliness and hospitality is stretched to the limit, then the community is forced to react," Mr Lenku, a ...

Wildlife warrior's exhibition highlights plight of elephants - Haslemere Herald

Mon, 2018-01-15 08:51

Haslemere Herald

Wildlife warrior's exhibition highlights plight of elephants
Haslemere Herald
WORLD record adventurer, artist and conservationist Holly Budge is giving a voice to the critical African elephant crisis with a hard-hitting exhibition at the White Space in Alresford. Appropriately entitled 'How Many Elephants', the exhibition aims ...

African elephant, hippo and rhino populations shrink amid wars - gulfnews.com

Sat, 2018-01-13 12:02

gulfnews.com

African elephant, hippo and rhino populations shrink amid wars
gulfnews.com
Washington: War is hell for wildlife, too. A new study finds that wartime is the biggest threat to Africa's elephants, rhinos, hippos and other large animals. The researchers analysed how decades of conflict in Africa have affected populations of large ...
Protected Wildlife Is a Major Casualty In War-Torn Areas of AfricaScientific American

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Italian couple falls in love with Kenyan jumbos - The Standard

Sat, 2018-01-13 07:09

The Standard

Italian couple falls in love with Kenyan jumbos
The Standard
They vowed that one day, the endless charm, boundless horizons made up of pristine and primeval nature would be their retirement home. Decades later in 2001, they bought a home and settled in Malindi at the Kenyan coast. They have never looked back ...

Thailand seizes elephant tusks worth $470000 - The Philadelphia Tribune

Sat, 2018-01-13 05:15

The Philadelphia Tribune

Thailand seizes elephant tusks worth $470000
The Philadelphia Tribune
The size of the tusks shows they were taken from large African elephants, which remain scarce in the wild, and the tusks' discolored state indicates they had been kept in storage for a long time, said Somkiat Soontornpittakkool, an official from the ...

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