(NEW YORK) — Ivory poaching has led to a "rapid evolution" of tuskless African elephants, as elephants without tusks were far more likely to survive during the height of the ivory trade, according to new research. Much of the distress on the species occurred during... Read More.
(LONDON) -- A suspected poacher has been trampled to death after accidentally running into a herd of breeding elephants while trying to flee from authorities. The incident occurred on Saturday, April 17, in Kruger National Park in northeastern South Africa when field rangers were out... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A suspected poacher was killed by a herd of breeding elephants that he encountered while fleeing from park rangers, according to South African officials. Three people attempted to run away after they were spotted by rangers at the Kruger National Park, one of... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The populations of Africa's elephants are now in more danger than they ever have been.The African forest elephant is now listed as critically endangered, and the African savanna elephant is now listed as... Read More.
By DRAGANA JOVANOVIC, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The mystery surrounding hundreds of sudden elephant deaths in Botswana seems to have been solved and the findings bring an end to months of speculation on why at least 330 elephants were found... Read More.