Ivory-seeking poachers are exhausting Africa’s elephant populations at an alarming rate, according to new research recently published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The study provides the first reliable estimate of illegal elephant kills for the entire continent.
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The residents of Elephant Nature Park, a rescue and rehabilitation center in Northern Thailand, have cause to celebrate. The 250-acre park—which is home to roughly 40 injured, disabled, and orphaned elephants of all ages—installed a new elephant-sized playground.
I recently started an editorial internship at The Wildlife Society. This is my first piece published on their online news site.