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Hunting Threating Collapse of African Forests
2013-07-23 12:32:00

Scientists from several universities are warning that current hunting trends in Africa could create complete ecological collapse for entire forest systems.

Water Helps Elephants Keep Their Cool On Hot Summer Days
2013-07-11 15:18:53

Elephants are known to keep cool through a number of ways, including using their enormous ears as fans and/or radiators. However, the species rarely stray away from water, so scientists decided to look into the role evaporative cooling plays in keeping elephants cool at different temperatures.

2013-07-02 23:04:34

Underground Elephant named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in San Diego. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 This countywide survey and awards

African Elephant Ivory Tracked With Carbon-14 Dating
2013-07-02 05:12:28

Almost 25 years ago, an international ban was placed on the sale of ivory to slow the tide of elephant deaths. Currently, the slaughter rate for African elephants is such that they might be extinct before the end of the century if it continues unchecked.

Philippines Destroy Five Tons Ivory
2013-06-18 15:40:46

The Philippines has announced it will destroy five tons of seized ivory, a major symbolic step for a nation known for playing a major role in the illegal ivory trade.

2013-06-17 23:22:53

For this summer, A Plus Warehouse is pleased to offer a 5% discount on any work bench. (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 For those A Plus Warehouse friends that


Latest Elephant Reference Libraries

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2005-06-02 11:31:58

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...

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Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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