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Elephant ivory could be bankrolling terrorist groups

Elephant ivory could be bankrolling terrorist groups | Elephant | Scoop.it
The ivory trade may be helping to fund terrorist groups like al-Shabaab. Now an $80 million initiative will scale up the fight against elephant poaching

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

The amazing intelligence of elephants | John Sweeney | Comment is ... | Elephant | 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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Elephant kisses bride at wedding in Thailand video | Metro News

Elephant kisses bride at wedding in Thailand video | Metro News | Elephant | Scoop.it
The first kiss is a moment most wedding couples will never forget. But in this bride's case, her clinch with a curious elephant is likely to live longer in the memory.
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The elephant in the room: Elephant vocal folds may hold clues to ...

The elephant in the room: Elephant vocal folds may hold clues to ... | Elephant | Scoop.it
Up until a year ago, how an elephant made its guttural infrasonic calls was still a matter of debate, as Christian Herbst, from the University of Vienna, Austria, points out: 'Some people suggested it's just like in us humans, so a ...
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Linnaeus's Asian elephant was wrong species - Nature.com

Linnaeus's Asian elephant was wrong species - Nature.com | Elephant | Scoop.it
Linnaeus's Asian elephant was wrong species
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... four-volume work called Thesaurus. The first volume was issued in the mid-1730s.
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Linneaus' Asian Elephant 'Type Specimen' Was Wrong Species, New Research ... - Huffington Post

Linneaus' Asian Elephant 'Type Specimen' Was Wrong Species, New Research ... - Huffington Post | Elephant | Scoop.it
Linneaus' Asian Elephant 'Type Specimen' Was Wrong Species, New Research ...
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Researchers have now confirmed a long-held suspicion that the pickled fetus he used as its archetype was, in fact, that of an African elephant.
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