A new study tracking the movement of the mammals to detect risk of poaching may help save the lives of elephants.
Poison is becoming the weapon of choice for poachers in Zimbabwe, where the elephant population has fallen by 10,000 in the past decade.
The winter cold aggravates the giant mammals’ arthritis.
Those trying to stop the ivory trade can learn from people tackling drugs trafficking.
The actor had a close encounter with a bull elephant while on safari in South Africa.
'Kenya is making a statement that for us ivory is worthless unless it is on our elephants,' President Uhuru Kenyatta said.
Animal rights activists criticize Ringling Bros. retirement facility and the use of elephants in smaller circuses.
The petition followed the death of a tourist elephant in Cambodia.
Their human caretakers will visit the 9,000-pound animals in the Sunshine State.
Some species get cancer all the time; others, rarely at all. A young researcher in Salt Lake City is trying to figure out why.
As many as 50,000 elephants are killed each year for their tusks.
The event is designed to raise awareness about the poaching epidemic of African elephants.
Damning report highlights visits from Chinese president and naval delegation as 'surges in business' for local traders in illegal ivory
A report from the Born Free Foundation says that the ivory trade is conducted through as few as 200 shipping containers