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Video: Mother elephant teaches baby not to talk to strangers


A mother elephant teaches her curious young one not to talk to strangers.

How lions’ hunting techniques have adapted in Ruaha


A big pride of lions in Ruaha National Park adapts to targeting elephant and giraffe in order to keep all of their hungry mouths well fed.

27 wild dogs put 3 leopards in their place


Wild dogs give three leopards a time-out in three separate trees!

Video montage as elephant appears out of nowhere

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A bull elephant surprises two birders in Kruger.

Prince Harry’s photos show the reality of poaching


Prince Harry has released some personal accounts of his summer visit to southern Africa, sharing some insight into the poaching crises.

Video: Tiny elephant gets stuck in waterhole


An elephant calf gets stuck in a waterhole. Watch as the herd returns and the elephants lends a helping trunk.

Kenya to destroy vast ivory stockpile


137 tonnes of ivory is to be burned in Kenya.

Video: Saving Jetta, Kenya’s teenage elephant


Watch as an elephant is saved from a spear.

All of the Big Five in one heat wave

© FJ Mammes

Seeing all of the Big Five in soaring temperatures.

Video: Baby elephant falls and rolls down hill


An adorable video of a hasty baby elephant that falls and rolls down a hill in Kruger.

Video: elephant charges film crew


The crew at Black Bean Productions is given a fright when an elephant charges their vehicle in Limpopo.

Video: elephant dings car door in Kruger


An elephant bull rams a minivan full of tourists in the Kruger.

Elephant, 46 vultures and 4 lions killed in Kruger

A shocking site: the dead vultures found on the scene

Early reports show that chunks of meat from an elephant were removed from both the rump and spine, and Temik spread on the exposed areas in a serious poisoning incident in the Kruger.

Lion, elephant stare-down in the Serengeti


An elephant herd and a lion pride face off at a waterhole in the Serengeti.

What it means to go on an art safari

©Alison Nicholls

Africa Geographic’s Art Safari in the Kariega Game Reserve is explained by tour leader and artist, Alison Nicholls.

Hunted giant not Kruger elephant?


Bull elephant hunted in Zimbabwe is likely not Nkombo from the Kruger National Park.

Iconic elephant shot in Zimbabwe


An elephant with tusks estimated to weigh 120lb (54,4+kg) each was shot in the Malapati concession, located in southeastern Zimbabwe near Gonarezhou National Park.

Four men killed by poachers in Garamba National Park, DRC

© David  Santiago Garcia/ African Parks

Four men have been killed protecting Garamba’s elephants, leaving behind widows and 14 children between them.

Video: elephants making more elephants in Addo


There’s no time like the present for this male elephant who’s not letting anyone get in his way!

Lion kill: two for one


A lion makes a splash when it takes down not one but two zebra at Kalkheuwel waterhole in Etosha.

Video: elephant stabs and kills buffalo


An angry elephant attacks a buffalo at a waterhole in the Kruger National Park.

Anger as Kruger truck driver breaks the rules


Truck driver crowned Kruger Park’s biggest idiot for disturbing playing baby elephants.

A prayer for Kipini’s elephants and rangers

© Giorgio Stella

The elephant families of Kenya’s remote northern coast need your help.

Baby elephant rescued after being hit by car

The baby elephant at Wild is Life.

Vets rush to the aid of a baby elephant that was hit by a car near Kariba in Zimbabwe.

Video: an elephant comes a-knocking


Knock knock! Who’s there?! An elephant has a joke to tell some unsuspecting guests.

Babies and bush sightings at Amakhosi Safari Lodge

© Alexis Clauline

A newborn baby giraffe and elephant are welcome additions to the reserve while some guests get a lot closer to the wildlife than they expected!

Elephant tramples Zimbabwe curio seller to death

© Janine Avery

A Zimbabwean man has been trampled to death by an elephant in the resort town of Victoria Falls.

Video: An elephant gets up close and personal


A tracker sitting on a chair at the front of a safari vehicle did the right thing to remain calm while an elephant sniffed him out.

Elephant attacks car in Hluhluwe


Two French tourists had a close encounter with an elephant bull on Tuesday at the Hluhluwe Game Reserve when it rammed into their car.

3 of the Big 5 in 1 photo


Three of Africa’s famous Big Five are caught on camera by lucky tourists!

Lions make light work of a waterbuck


Camera traps capture footage of lions feasting on a waterbuck after a particularly windy night in Limpopo.

Poachers arrested as baby elephant rescued

This baby elephant, now named Losoito, survived the massacre and was sent to an elephant orphanage, and the ultimate goal will be to return him to the wild

Three poachers arrested for killing this young elephant’s family.

Teen calls on young people to get involved in conservation

Male lions, such as the one pictured above, are shot each day by trophy hunters around the world.

A teenager calls on young people across the world to stand up and act to save wildlife. Here’s his advice on how they can make a difference.

Video: A baby ellie plays with the birds


Watch this cute video of a baby elephant playing with some swallows in the Kruger.

Emergency as elephant poached near Kruger

Elephant poached in Balule Nature Reserve, found on 23 July 2015.

A dead snared elephant with its tusks removed was found in Balule Game Reserve on the western border of Kruger last Thursday.

Elephant ivory sculpture unveiled at Botswana airport

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Botswana unveils a sculpture made up of elephant ivory tusks on display at the international airport.

Baby elephant killed before he even learned to use his trunk

© The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

A 5-month old elephant is killed in Kenya.

Outnumbered cheetahs outsmart wild dogs

Wild dogs close in on cheetahs

Cheetahs seize the right moment to make a quick getaway from the Zululand Rhino Reserve’s new wild dogs.

Elephant freed from snare after 2 years

vets remove snare from elephant's leg

A 35 year old elephant in northern Zimbabwe gets nicknamed ‘Lucky’ after finally having a snare removed from its leg after two years.

Narrow escape for young elephant

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A lion leaps on an elephant’s back during a high speed chase.

Tanzania elephant catastrophe

An elephant carcass lies in the Mozambican bush after being shot dead by a poacher.  © Alastair Nelson, Wildlife Conservation Society via AP

Tanzania’s elephant population drops from 109,051 in 2009 to 43,330 in 2014.

Critical elephant corridor rediscovered in North Kenya

Elephant in Kenya

GPS collars fitted on elephants give hope to conservation efforts.

Elephant roadblocks don’t stop 3,000km cycle to Vic Falls!

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Eelco makes it to Vic Falls in his epic cycle for the orange-breasted waxbill – with some interesting elephant encounters along the way!

Elephant poached in Bwabwata


An elephant was found dead at Muit’jiku village of Kavango East in the Bwabwata West National Park in Mukwe Constituency in Namibia.

Pamela Anderson begs Zimbabwe to stop exporting baby elephants

Pamela Anderson has sent an urgent letter to Zimbabwe on PETA’s behalf to stop the exportation of baby elephants.

Two cheetahs’ breakfast run with elephants

It’s hair raising action when cheetahs are chased off their kill by a herd of elephants!

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