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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

elephant ivory sculpture botswana

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

lion hunt

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!

cycle elephant

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!

Cheeky little elephant

A baby elephant learns to trumpet and charge in South Luangwa.

Elephants at Siduli Hide in Zimbabwe

Oh the things you will see from Victoria Falls Safari Lodge’s Siduli Hide!

Ian Redmond commends Malawi’s ivory burn announcement

Renowned conservationist, Ian Redmond, has stepped forward to champion Malawi’s fight against wildlife crime following the government’s announcement of its ivory burn this Thursday 2nd April.

Contradictory emergency measures to save two of Africa’s iconic pachyderms

The contradictory measures being used to save rhinos and elephants.

Elephant trapped in muddy well is rescued

An elephant walks free after getting stuck in a muddy well in Kenya.

Stuck between 2 elephants in musth

This scary video shows what it’s like to be stuck and helpless between two elephants in musth.

White elephant in Kruger

A selection of unusual sightings of possible albino elephant calves in Kruger.

Elephant killed after protests by the Maasai community

An elephant has been killed by KWS after hundreds of agitated Kajiado locals from the Maasai community protested after elephants killed a local man.

If you buy ivory, you kill people

Elephant Action League launches 2015 global campaign to address the human toll of ivory trafficking.

Namibia to increase rhino and elephant protection

The Namibian government will beef up protection for rhino and elephants and tighten laws to curb increased poaching.

First elephant in 18 years spotted in the Kgalagadi

The first elephant in 18 years was spotted this weekend in South Africa’s Northern Cape in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park by one of the park’s officials.

The amazing Akagera

Akagera National Park: one of conservation’s success stories.

Elephant survives attack by 14 lions

A young elephant somehow manages to bravely fend off an attack by a 14 member pride of female lions in Zambia.

Lions take down first elephant of the season in Savuti

A pride of lions take down the first elephant of the season in Savuti.

Rebranding environmental crime as a crime against humanity

Environmental crime is hindering Africa from seeing economic growth, destroying the future of the people.

Elephant charges tourists in Kruger

A bull elephant charges a group of tourists on a walking safari in Kruger National Park.

A desert elephant siesta

During our recent Africa Geographic visit to Namibia, we shared a rather special moment with a family of desert elephants, as they settled down for a mid-morning siesta.

Demanding an end to the slaughter of rhinos and elephants

The Global March for Elephants and Rhinos (GMFER) is taking place in more than 120 cities across the world on October 4 this year. It will see the delivery of memoranda of demand and proposed changes to South Africa’s legislation delivered to key government representatives across the globe.

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