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Despite poaching, elephants' social networks hold steady

While the demand for ivory has put elephants under incredible pressure from poachers, their rich social networks have remained remarkably steady. That's according to evidence on the grouping patterns among adult female elephants ...

dateDec 17, 2015 in Ecology
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Engineers develop new method to repair elephant tusks

When Birmingham Zoo veterinarians approached researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering to help them stop a crack from growing in their oldest elephant's tusk, the engineers saw an opportunity ...

dateNov 18, 2015 in Ecology
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