Elephants Moved Across Africa in Risky Operation

Originally deemed as an impossible task, staff with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) have successfully transported four wild African forest elephants across the Ivory Coast (Cote D’Ivoire). The challenging relocation was conducted to relieve growing conflict between the large animals and villagers in Daloa, a town near the elephants’ home in Marahoue National […]

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Microsoft founder funds Africa-wide elephant survey to measure ivory poachers’ toll

Beginning next year, light planes and helicopters will undertake the first ever continent-wide aerial survey of Africa’s vanishing elephant populations. The hugely ambitious initiative, which will count elephant herds in 13 countries, is being funded by Microsoft founder, Paul Allen, through his Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. The new survey, which is estimated to cost […]

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Place of Elephants…

African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) dusting at Madison Pan, Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe. With Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris Littile Makololo Camp. Nikon D4. Nikon 28-300 mm. ISO 800 f6.7 @ 1/3000 sec. Lexar Media. © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari

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Central africa to mobilize up to 1,000 soldiers to save its elephants (Warning: graphic photos)

Central African states on Saturday said they would mobilize up to 1,000 soldiers and law-enforcement officials to immediately start joint military operations to protect the region’s last remaining savanna elephants, threatened by Sudanese poachers on a killing spree in the region. On the night of March 14-15, in southern Chad, these poachers killed at least […]

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