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Elephant | Basic Facts About Elephants | Defenders of Wildlife

Elephant | Basic Facts About Elephants | Defenders of Wildlife | Elephants | Scoop.it
Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about elephants.
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CHADS LAST ELEPHANTS - NUMBERS PLUNGE FROM 4,300 TO 450

CHADS LAST ELEPHANTS - NUMBERS PLUNGE FROM 4,300 TO 450 | Elephants | Scoop.it

 

PARAMILITARY-STYLE TACTICS PROTECTS CHADS LAST ELEPHANTS - NUMBERS PLUNGE FROM 4,300 TO 450  http://ow.ly/kvOaE

 

May 9, 2013 Huffington Post Green
MASSIVE ELEPHANT SLAUGHTER STRIKE SANCTUARY (GRAPHIC PHOTOS) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/10/central-african-republic-elephants-dzanga-ndoki_n_3255935.html?utm_hp_ref=green

 

 

16 March 2013 - New York Times

SLAUGHTER OF THE AFRICAN ELEPHANTS TENS OF THOUSANDS OF FOREST ELEPHANTS HAVE BEEN BUTCHERED IN THE PAST DECADE

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/17/opinion/sunday/slaughter-of-the-african-elephants.html?_r=0

 

GOOD NEWS....

28 March, 2013 - Africam
CENTRAL AFRICA IS FORMING AN ARMY OF 1000 SOLDIERS TO PROTECT ITS ELEPHANTS http://www.africam.com/wildlife/central_africa_forming_army_1000_soldiers_protect_its_elephants

 

19 March 2013 - Africa Geographic
KILLING SPREE SLAUGHTERS 86 ELEPHANTS IN CHAD, INCLUDING 33 PREGNANT FEMALES, IN LESS THAN A WEEK http://blog.africageographic.com/africa-geographic-blog/news/killing-spree-slaughters-86-elephants-in-chad/

 

62% OF ALL AFRICA'S FOREST ELEPHANTS SLAUGHTERED IN 10 YEARS (warning: graphic images) http://sco.lt/528gJF

 

19 March 2013 - Mongabay

In what is being called the worst elephant massacre in Africa this year, poachers have recently killed as many as 89 elephants in Chad.... http://newsongreen.org/poachers-slaughter-89-elephants-in-chad-including-over-30-pregnant-mothers/

 

86 elephants, 33 pregnant, slaughtered in one night : TreeHugger http://www.treehugger.com/endangered-species/86-elephants-33-pregnant-slaughtered-one-night.html

 

20 March 2013 - Al Jazeera Poachers in Chad slaughter 89 elephants - Africa http://www.aljazeera.com/news/africa/2013/03/201332085244135472.html

 

11 March, 2013 - Mongabay

SEEING THE FORESTS THROUGH THE ELEPHANTS: SLAUGHTERED ELEPHANTS TAKING RAINFOREST TREES WITH THEM

 http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0311-hance-forest-elephants-dispersal.html#PXU2DbqQ2LBlx3xi.02

 

April 26, 2013 Environmental News Service
ELEPHANTS POACHED AMIDST CHAOS IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC - CONGO, CAMEROON http://ens-newswire.com/2013/04/26/elephants-slaughtered-amidst-chaos-in-central-african-republic/

 

 

7 March, 2013 Mongabay

WHAT HAPPENED TO THE ELEPHANTS OF BOUBA NDJIDA?What happened to the elephants of Bouba Ndjida? [warning: graphic photos] http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0307-russo-elephants-bouba-njida.html

 

6 March 2013 - International Union for Conservation of Nature
AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR AFRICAN ELEPHANTS http://ecowatch.com/2013/poaching-african-elephants/

 

March 6, 2013 Time Magazine

HALF OF AFRICA'S LIONS MAY GO EXTINCT IN 40 YEARS  - Yahoo! News http://news.yahoo.com/half-africas-lions-may-extinct-40-years-160131003.html

 

5 March, 2013 - TIME MAGAZINE
SURVIVAL OF SPECIES: WHY IT'S TIME TO GET SERIOUS ABOUT THE BLOODY ILLEGAL WILDLIFE TRADE http://science.time.com/2013/03/05/traffic-why-its-time-to-get-serious-about-the-bloody-illegal-wildlife-trade/#ixzz2MnadVlS2WildlifeTrade

 

19 February 2013 Terra Daily
2012 ANOTHER DEADLY YEAR FOR ELEPHANTS IN AFRICA: CITES http://www.terradaily.com/reports/2012_another_deadly_year_for_elephants_in_Africa_CITES_999.html

 

----------------AND IT'S JUST NOT ELEPHANTS

 

GIRAFFE KILLING SPREE is Hunting for ALL the Family http://sco.lt/98qGVF

 

ECOCIDE PROFITS : Does CITES offer any hope?  http://sco.lt/8oKSJ7

 

 

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'BATTLE FOR THE ELEPHANTS' - NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC VIDEO - Global Ivory Trade, Poaching And Extinction http://sco.lt/8TXlw1

 

 

MORE ON THE HORRIFIC SLAUGHTERING OF ELEPHANTS

http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=ELEPHANTS

 

MORE ON THE HORRIFIC SLAUGHTERING OF RHINOS

RHINOS IN CRISIS: POACHING AND ILLEGAL TRADE REACH HIGHEST LEVELS IN 20 YEARS  http://sco.lt/96R5nt

 

 

 

MORE ON ILLEGAL WILDLIFE POACHING

http://www.scoop.it/t/biodiversity-is-life?q=POACHING

 

 

 

 


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Sue Woolley's curator insight, March 20, 2013 12:53 PM

how could  they get away with doing   this   to a beautiful elli ....done without compassion ...pure evil!

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To Save Wildlife, and Tourism, Kenyans Take Up Arms

To Save Wildlife, and Tourism, Kenyans Take Up Arms | Elephants | Scoop.it

In this stretch of northern Kenya, destitute villagers have seized upon an unconventional solution that, if replicated elsewhere, could be the key to saving thousands of elephants across Africa, conservationists say. In a growing number of communities here, people are so eager, even desperate, to protect their wildlife that civilians with no military experience are banding together, grabbing shotguns and G3 assault rifles and risking their lives to confront heavily armed poaching gangs.


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Elephant | Species | WWF

Elephant | Species | WWF | Elephants | Scoop.it
Elephants, the largest land mammals, still face being killed for their tusks. Help WWF’s elephant conservation efforts to fight poaching, conflict and habitat destruction.
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