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Elephant Poaching in the Pandemic

Elephant Poaching in the Pandemic

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 8, 2020 0

You probably already know the perilous position that the world’s elephants are currently negotiating. The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has officially listed the Asian elephant as endangered and the African elephant

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The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

The Footsteps of Large Animals Fill Landscapes with Life

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 29, 2019 0

When you weigh anywhere from 1,000 to 14,000 pounds, you tend to leave huge, deep footprints wherever you walk. But more than just evidence of your passing through, those footprints, it turns out, can

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Finding Harmony in Botswana

Finding Harmony in Botswana

WWF October 24, 2018 0

We stare in awe as three generations of lioness – a grandmother, mother and two cubs – saunter peacefully near our 4×4. Their blonde, sun-soaked coats blend harmoniously into the surrounding golden grass and

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Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Esteeming Elephants: September 22 Is National Elephant Appreciation Day

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 18, 2018 2

More than 1,500 “national” days have been declared, according to the National Day Calendar. For example, January 2 is National Cream Puff Day. March 4 is Marching Music Day. The first Saturday in May

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The Elephant Protector: Celebrating Daphne Sheldrick

The Elephant Protector: Celebrating Daphne Sheldrick

Emily Goodheart Kautz April 20, 2018 0

Natural Habitat Adventures celebrates the life of a remarkable woman and champion of elephant conservation, Dame Daphne Sheldrick, who passed away at the age of 83 this month. Daphne created the David Sheldrick Wildlife

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Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The Beating Heart of KAZA

Botswana’s Okavango Delta: The Beating Heart of KAZA

WWF February 28, 2018 0

Our Cessna was 5 minutes north of Maun, Botswana, when the landscape changed dramatically. Gone was the dry savanna scrub that had defined the Kalahari and so much of Botswana. In its place were

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Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Bad Economics: Pachyderm Poaching and Refuge Reductions

Candice Gaukel Andrews November 8, 2016 0

We are losing animal species at an alarming, unprecedented rate, and our wild places are increasingly coming under attack. If we’re not careful, our planet could soon have far fewer other kinds of beings

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Protecting the Woolly Mammoth to Save Today’s Elephants

Protecting the Woolly Mammoth to Save Today’s Elephants

Candice Gaukel Andrews September 27, 2016 1

The woolly mammoth—an animal that went extinct 4,000 years ago—is currently being considered for legal protection under conservation trade rules. “How that can be?” you might well ask. The answer lies in a story that’s entwined with some very

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