Botswana has the largest elephant population on the continent and has traditionally been seen as a safe haven for the animals. However, poaching appears to be rapidly increasing.
A special team of Zimbabwean women have transformed from victims of violence into protectors of the country's most valuable natural treasures — its endangered elephants and rhinos.
EBay accused Amazon of abusing the auction site's internal email system to try to persuade sellers to switch.
The calf was badly wounded by a machete.
The program aims to protect elephants and black rhinos in East Africa.
The Chinese giant salamander is capable of growing up to 5.9 feet in length.
The Kenyan official made the statement during Sudan's, the world's last male northern white rhino, funeral on Saturday.
Police said they found a bear head, two bear paws, meat and a gutted dead civet in Somjit Boonkong's backpack.
One account said this was the worst animal welfare violation she'd ever seen.
Poachers sell the horns for various purposes.
Wildlife trafficking continues to affect the elephants, giraffes, buffalo and antelope in Garamba.
Johannesburg breeder John Hume says that making rhino horn more easily available will deter poachers from killing the rare animals.
Should we be saving the rhinos or the poachers driving them to extinction? The answer is not as easy as you might think.
Poison is becoming the weapon of choice for poachers in Zimbabwe, where the elephant population has fallen by 10,000 in the past decade.
Donkey skins are boiled down to form the basis of a tonic believed to increase sex drive and fight aging in traditional Chinese medicine.
The lions were found with their heads, skin, tails and feet removed after an attack by poachers.
An international ban on trading rhino horn remains in place.
But experts worry legal schemes can't overcome poaching and illegal profits.