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WWF keeps elephants safe by scaring the bejeezus out of them with drones

WWF keeps elephants safe by scaring the bejeezus out of them with drones | Elephants | Scoop.it
Wildlife conservationists in Africa and Asia are using drones to keep elephants safe from poachers – but they're not doing it how you think they are. The reality is much more awesome, and terrifying (for the elephants, at least).

Via Thomas Faltin
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See where how the WWF is helping elephants

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The amazing intelligence of elephants | John Sweeney | Comment is ...

The amazing intelligence of elephants | John Sweeney | Comment is ... | Elephants | Scoop.it
John Sweeney: Researchers have found that elephants understand pointing. It's more evidence of their intelligence, yet people still hunt them.
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Explore the intelligence of Elephants

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Victory! Toronto Elephants Finally Go to Sanctuary

Victory! Toronto Elephants Finally Go to Sanctuary | Elephants | Scoop.it
Toka, Thika, and Iringa —the three elephants from the Toronto Zoo—have finally arrived in California, two years after the Toronto City Council overwhelmingly agreed that the...... (VICTORY!
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Elephants being released into sanctuary :)

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Poachers kill 300 elephants with cyanide — Nehanda Radio

Poachers kill 300 elephants with cyanide — Nehanda Radio | Elephants | Scoop.it
Cyanide has been used to kill 300 elephants in Zimbabwe's biggest nature reserve - three times the original estimate - as new photos show the scale of the slaughter.
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Poachers threaten lives of Elephants

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Bob Barker spends nearly $1 million to relocate three elephants from Canada to ... - New York Daily News

Bob Barker spends nearly $1 million to relocate three elephants from Canada to ... - New York Daily News | Elephants | Scoop.it
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If the price is right, come on downnnn! Bob Barker doing good for Elephants

 

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African Elephants Understand Human Gestures

African Elephants Understand Human Gestures | Elephants | Scoop.it
Like dogs and horses, African elephants can understand human pointing cues to find hidden food without being trained to do so.

Via Thomas Faltin
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Communicating with Elephants - how cool!

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Baby Elephants Survive Against the Odds: An Elephant Orphanage in Zambia

Baby Elephants Survive Against the Odds: An Elephant Orphanage in Zambia | Elephants | Scoop.it
The number of calves that have perished in this current poaching wave is unclear. Also unknown is how many babies survive.

Via Wildlife Margrit
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Elephant Orphanage - helping these poor elepahnts in time of need!

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Wildlife Margrit's curator insight, October 3, 2013 5:06 PM

Many thanks to those who with dedication and determination do all they can to give baby elephants a chance.

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Zoo Elephants Are Packing on the Pounds, Causing Concerns - Valley News

Zoo Elephants Are Packing on the Pounds, Causing Concerns - Valley News | Elephants | Scoop.it
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Zoo Elephants Are Packing on the Pounds, Causing Concerns
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This fall, zoo researchers from across the country are wrapping up the biggest study of zoo elephant health in the nation's history.
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Obese Elephants? How does the rising weight of Elephants affect their lives?

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Poachers kill more than 300 elephants in Zimbabwe's largest game ...

Poachers kill more than 300 elephants in Zimbabwe's largest game ... | Elephants | Scoop.it
More than 300 elephants and other animals have died of cyanide poisoning by poachers in Zimbabwe's largest game park, a wildlife conservation group said Monday. “In July, around 300 elephants had died from cyanide ...
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Elephants are being poached - what does this mean for the Elephant population?

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Twitter / ItsEarthPics: Two baby elephants hold each ...

Twitter / ItsEarthPics: Two baby elephants hold each ... | Elephants | Scoop.it
Two baby elephants hold each other's trunks as they run with the family http://t.co/Pu2RC8yAft
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Adorable - baby elephants!

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Mahouts fear losing their elephants - The Nation

Mahouts fear losing their elephants - The Nation | Elephants | Scoop.it
Mahouts fear losing their elephants
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It would be terrible for me," Watcharapong Mohom, who has been living with 21-year-old elephant La Aung Dow for more than 10 years in Tha Lat village of Chumphon Buri's Tambon Sri Narong, said last week.
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Should we fear the future of the Elephant?

 

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Protecting Circus Elephants - Huffington Post

Protecting Circus Elephants - Huffington Post | Elephants | Scoop.it
Protecting Circus Elephants Huffington Post So I was pleased to learn that the Los Angeles City Council took action to ban bullhooks and any devices designed to inflict pain for the purpose of training and controlling the behavior of elephants used...
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Elephants within the Circus: Should this be allowed?

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