(Phys.org) —The viral spread of smartphones has jumped a species. African elephants are now also benefitting, thanks to new software algorithms developed by researchers and conservationists.
Apollo Kwilabya has loved the outdoors ever since he was a young boy, hunting small animals with his father in Tanzania's southern highlands.
It's a tough life for first time mums in the animal kingdom: a new study on southern elephant seals from Macquarie Island has revealed the true costs of breeding.
Australia can no longer lay claim to the origins of the iconic New Zealand kiwi following University of Adelaide research published in the journal Science today showing the kiwi's closest relative is not the emu as was previously ...
A South African animal rights group on Tuesday accused an elephant park of cruelty after "horrific" video footage emerged of abusive training methods used on baby elephants.
Paleontologists in Argentina's remote Patagonia region have discovered fossils of what may be the largest dinosaur ever, amid a vast cache of fossils that could shed light on prehistoric life.
South Africa's Kruger National Park which is battling a high number of rhino killings has recorded its first case of elephant poaching in over a decade, a spokesman said Friday.
Hong Kong on Thursday began destroying nearly 30 tonnes of ivory seized from smugglers in the world's largest such operation, a major step in the fight against the illegal trade in elephant tusks.
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Cambodian customs on Friday seized more than three tonnes of ivory—the country's largest-ever haul of elephant tusks—hidden in a container of beans.