Secrets of male elephant society revealed in the wild

Mature male elephants play a crucial role in passing on their knowledge to younger males, a study suggests.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Sept. 3, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: botswana elephants

Hundreds of elephants found dead in Botswana

Some 350 elephant carcasses have been spotted in Botswana's Okavango Delta since May.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
July 1, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: wildlife botswana elephants

Conservation: Calls to protect species across borders

Measures to protect the jaguar and Asian elephant are being proposed at an international summit.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Feb. 20, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: conservation animals wildlife-conservation endangered-species elephants

One of Kenya's last big 'tusker' elephants dies aged 50

Tim the elephant had tusks so long, they reached the ground. He died of natural causes.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 5, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: kenya wildlife-conservation endangered-species elephants

Sri Lanka elephants: 'Record number' of deaths in 2019

Officials warn that human activity is resulting in rising numbers of elephant deaths.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Jan. 11, 2020 ~2 min

Tags: wildlife elephants sri-lanka

Zoo trade in baby elephants banned internationally

The international wildlife regulator bans the capture and export of baby African elephants.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Aug. 27, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: conservation elephants

Chester Zoo elephant calf's EEHV survival 'momentous'

The survival of a calf which had a "lethal" virus will help the global fight against it, a zoo says.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
June 11, 2019 ~2 min

Tags: elephants cheshire chester

Botswana elephant poaching 'no hoax'

A study confirms one of the last elephant sanctuaries in Africa has "a significant poaching problem".

By Alastair Leithead • bbcnews
Feb. 25, 2019 ~9 min

Tags: conservation animals wildlife poaching botswana elephants

Botswana mulls lifting elephant hunting ban

A government report recommends lifting a four-year ban on hunting elephants.

By Alastair Leithead • bbcnews
Feb. 22, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: conservation animals botswana elephants

TEDWomen: Vibrations offer new way to track elephants

A technique used to study earthquakes have been adapted to track elephants in the wild.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Dec. 1, 2018 ~2 min

Tags: elephants

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