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The future health and survival of captive elephants could be determined by the first molecular characterization study of the African elephant’s body fat.
While African wildlife often run afoul of ranchers and pastoralists securing food and water resources for their animals, the interests of fauna and farmer might finally be unified by the "Sodom apple," a toxic invasive plant that has overrun vast swaths of East African savanna and pastureland.
WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, legendary Grammy Award-winning drummer of Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver, The Cult and Kings of Chaos,
Scientists have long-suspected that our ancestors were at least partially to blame for the extinction of the mammoth and a new research review from a Penn State anthropologist has revealed that ancient humans may have had an accomplice – domesticated dogs.
Elephant Scale LLC, a leader in vendor-neutral Hadoop and Big Data training, announces a two-day training workshop for Oil & Gas exploration industry.
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An open letter to President Obama published today in the Washington Post expresses support for the Administration's proposed new
"Ivory's Curse: The Militarization and Professionalization of Poaching in Africa" reveals similarity between the illicit networks that enable terrorism, weapons, human trafficking, and ivory commercialization WASHINGTON,
A new study suggests that elephants are able to detect which humans pose a threat based on their voice and language. The discovery suggests that elephants can distinguish language between ethnic groups.
People often reflexively put their arm around someone else in distress and a new study from researchers at Emory University in the journal PeerJ has found that elephants also console each other in times of need.
During its lifetime, the heart of a mouse beats about the same number of times as an elephant. However, the mouse only lives about a year, while the elephant might live to the age of 70.
The Northern Elephant Seal (Mirounga angustirostris) is one of two species of elephant seal (the other is the Southern Elephant Seal). It is a member of the Phocidae ("true seals") family. Elephant seals get their name from their great size (the Southern Elephant Seal is the larger of the two species) and the fact that the adult males have a large proboscis, which is used in making extraordinarily loud roaring noises, especially during the mating season. There is a great sexual dimorphism...
- Large; stout; burly.