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Why Drones Make Elephants Go Berserk
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, drones, animals, environment, interesting, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 10 days ago - theatlantic.com
The elephants noticed the drones, which hovered anywhere from 25 feet to 300 feet above them. And it wasnâEUR(TM)t just that the elephants noticed them; in many cases, the elephants were clearly agitated. Some of them took off running.
Poaching of Old Forest Elephant Matriarchs Threatens Rainforests
Offbeat  (tags: poaching, elephants, elephant matriarchs, animals, environment, humans, protection, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 15 days ago - eurekalert.org
The oldest females guide and teach their young where to go for food and minerals, what to eat, how to process tricky foods, and how to avoid danger. Without these mothers, forest elephant social lives and their understanding of their ecosystem
The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

Ray
- 30 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
Stunning Photos Of Elephants Could Have Huge Impact On Their Future
Offbeat  (tags: elephants )

Angie
- 46 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Stop Ivory, a NGO that helps protect elephants, commissioned the series as a way to persuade decision makers to tighten regulations on the illegal ivory trade that threatens the endangered species. Hopefully they will help bring up the elephant in the ro
Elephant Dies Trying To Free Her Calf From Illegal Electric Fence In Vellore
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, elephant )

Lone
- 114 days ago - ndtv.com
Chennai: A 10-year-old elephant died trying to save her calf which was caught in an electric fence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district this morning. Both mother and child were electrocuted.
The Animals We Love
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, dogs, elephants, monkeys, pictures, pets, wildlife, off-beat )

Marcia
- 115 days ago - yourshot.nationalgeographic.com
The pictures speak for themselves and each has a note from person submitting the picture and a note from the author.
Mali's Desert Elephants Face Extinction Within Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: mali, elephants, endangered, save, animals, poachers )

Scooby
- 120 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge government to tackle ivory trafficking as 16 elephants killed in this year, with over 80 killed in 2015
Animal Charity Releases Its Annual List of the Worst 10 Zoos for Elephants in North America
Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants, worst, north america )

Scooby
- 135 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
International animal protection organization In Defense of Animals has released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America.
Touching Video of Elephants Helping a Calf Out of a Waterhole.   video
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, baby, herd, solidarity, struggle )

Evelyn
- 174 days ago - youtu.be
Solidarity is the only way of solving crises ... When will we learn from the animal world???
Chester Zoo: Animal Rights Campaigners Fury After Five Elephants Dead in Six Years
Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants )

Tracy
- 209 days ago - express.co.uk
A ZOO has been left reeling by the deaths of two young elephants hit by a devastating disease.
Elephants Gather Around To Watch Their Newest Family Member Arrive
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, wildlife, protection )

Tracy
- 215 days ago - thedodo.com
She came to the sanctuary an orphan, just 3 years old and in no shape to be in the wilds of southern Kenya on her own.
Meet Diego, the Dog That Hunts Rhino Poachers
Offbeat  (tags: diego, dog, poachers, hunts, elephants, rhinos, ivory )

Scooby
- 220 days ago - motherboard.vice.com
While poachers are finding new, crueler ways to kill endangered species, poacher hunters are finding more creative ways to catch poachers.
Prince William Urges Chinese to Stop Buying Ivory and Rhino Horn
Offbeat  (tags: Duke of Cambridge, prince William, speech, royal, ivory, china, video, poachers, elephants )

Scooby
- 221 days ago - theguardian.com
Duke of Cambridge uses speech hours before Chinese president Xi JinpingâEUR(TM)s UK state visit to campaign against trade in illegal wildlife products.
U.S. Hunting Clubs, Rhino Hunter Sue Delta Over Trophy Ban
Offbeat  (tags: Delta air, trophy hunting, Cecil, Africa, Dallas, rhino, elephants, trophy )

Scooby
- 224 days ago - trust.org
- Hunting clubs and a man who paid $350,000 for a license to hunt a black rhino AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Hunting clubs and a man who paid $350,000 for a license to hunt a black rhino in Namibia have sued Delta Air
 

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