Photo of the Day Contest, “All for One, One for All”

All for One, One for All Photo Credit: Shazaad Kasmani Tsavo East National Park, Kenya Order: Proboscidea Family: Elephantidea Genus: Loxodonta Species: L. africana The African Bush Elephant (Loxodonta africana) or African Savanna Elephant is the largest land mammal on Continue Reading

Live From the Congo: Elephant Ivory Project’s Journey to Stop Elephant Poaching Begins

Today, I’m packing. After two years in the works, we’re kicking off the Elephant Ivory Project in earnest on Sunday morning, when Andy Maser and I fly to Kinshasa–the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)–with a case of Continue Reading

IUCN Species of the Day: African Elephant

  Photo credit: Etienne de Waal   The African Elephant, Loxodonta africana, is listed as ‘VULNERABLE’ on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™. It is the largest living terrestrial animal and is found across much of sub-Saharan Africa, but Continue Reading