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Ban on sending wild elephants to zoos a step...

A large majority of countries voted in Geneva to prohibit the transfer of elephants caught in the wild to so-called captive facilities

Wildlife meet mulls trade rules to counter...

Some countries are calling for stronger protections for all African elephants, while countries in southern Africa, where populations are better protected...

At Kenyan orphanage, baby elephants find...

The youngest elephant in the centre's care is Larro, 10 months.

Bee scent could repel elephants, prevent...

Now, researchers say this well-honed fear of bees could be used to help repel the majestic beasts in places where they risk conflicts with humans.

Did you know elephants can live up to 70...

Did you know African elephants can live up to 70 years

Britain to ban ivory sales

The decision, which must be approved by parliament, comes after a consultation in which 88 percent of the 70,000 respondents were in favour of such a ban....

Elephant poaching declines in East Africa...

While the outlook for elephants looks good in Botswana, South Africa and Namibia, in Central Africa, there have been dramatic losses of elephant populations...

Understanding elephants in Uganda

According to Tumwesigye, the elephants under captivity must walk for 3 to 4 times a day. This keeps their joints in motion.

Elephants hide by day, forage at night to...

Females live in close-knit families and often have young calves at their side, while bulls tend to be more solitary

Elephants are insomniacs, sleeping just 2...

They found that the elephants slept only two hours per day on average, usually sometime between 2:00 am and 6:00 am.

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