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Mass elephant deaths in Botswana's Okavango Delta region baffle scientists; no sign of poaching
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Mass elephant deaths in Botswana's Okavango Delta region baffle scientists; no sign of poaching

A cluster of elephant deaths was first reported in the Okavango Delta in early May, with 169 animals found dead. By mid-June, the number had more than doubled, with 70 percent of the deaths happening around water holes

Ban transferring elephants to 'cruel' zoos after they are captured, is enforced
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Ban transferring elephants to 'cruel' zoos after they are captured, is enforced

Zimbabwe has captured and exported more than 100 baby elephants to Chinese zoos since 2012.

Elephant Day 2019: A story from conflict to coexistence between humans, elephants in Anamalai
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Elephant Day 2019: A story from conflict to coexistence between humans, elephants in Anamalai

Animal conflict needs to be redressed with a focus on problematic locations, not 'problem animals'

Poaching may have forced female elephants in Africa to evolve away their tusks
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Poaching may have forced female elephants in Africa to evolve away their tusks

Interestingly, the newfound rise in tuskless elephants is exclusively in females: Experts.

In a symbolic gesture against illegal trading, China destroys 600kg of ivory
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In a symbolic gesture against illegal trading, China destroys 600kg of ivory

China destroyed more than six hundred kilograms of ivory in front of media and diplomats as it seeks to shed its image as a global trading hub for illegal elephant tusks.

African elephants may be extinct in 20 years
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African elephants may be extinct in 20 years

African elephants could be extinct in the wild within a few decades, experts warned on Monday at a major conservation summit in Botswana.