Latest Ivory Stories
According to a report by Zimbabwe's Sunday Mail, a poacher was trampled to death by the very elephant he was attempting to kill.
According to a new report from the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), poachers entered into Dzanga-Ndoki National Park and into an area known as the “village of elephants” this week. Eye witness reports claim the poachers were shooting in the direction of the elephants, but it is not yet known how many elephants may have been slaughtered.
A new study led by the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy reveals that over the past decade, a stunning 62 percent of all forest elephants have been killed for their ivory across their entire range in Central Africa.
A new study from a large group of international researchers shows African forest elephants are being rapidly pushed toward extinction by illegal poaching and the ivory trade.
The Ivory-billed Woodpecker, (Campephilus principalis), is a very large and extremely rare or extinct member of the woodpecker family, Picidae. It is officially listed as an endangered species, and until recently had widely been considered extinct. However one male bird has been reportedly sighted in Arkansas in 2004 and 2005. If its rediscovery is confirmed, this would make the Ivory-billed Woodpecker a lazarus species, a species that is rediscovered alive after being considered...
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