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China’s wandering elephants on the move again

China’s famed wandering elephants are on the move again, heading south west while a male who broke from the herd is still keeping his...

China’s wandering elephants become global stars

A herd of wandering elephants in China have become international stars. Major global media are chronicling the herd’s more than year-long, 500-kilometre (300-mile) trek from...

China tries to keep elephant herd out of city of 7 million

A herd of 15 wild elephants that walked 300 miles from a nature reserve are approaching the major Chinese city of Kunming as authorities...

Botswana investigating deaths of hundreds of elephants

Botswana says it is investigating a staggeringly high number of elephant carcasses found in the popular Okavango Delta area of the southern African nation...

Poachers carry out ‘mass killing’ of six elephants in one day in Ethiopia to remove tusks

At least six elephants were killed in a single day by poachers in Ethiopia last week, wildlife officials said, the largest such slaughter in...

African elephant poaching rates declining

Elephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, new analysis suggests. The annual poaching mortality rate fell from a high of more than 10% in 2011...

Kenya burns ivory from more than 8,000 elephants in protest against trade

Kenya's president has set fire to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than one ton of rhino horn in a dramatic statement against...

Kenya to burn stacks of ivory in bid to protect elephants

Kenyan wildlife officers have started stacking 105 tons of ivory and one ton of rhino horns to make 12 towers which are to be...

Elephants kill five people in eastern India

Elephants have killed five people in two separate attacks in eastern India, an official said. One of the animals died after being tranquillised. Senior forest official...

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