Initial survey results reveal a worrying decline in Guinea's forest elephant population

Research, conducted by Save The Elephants and the University of Twente in partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service, has discovered that elephants move more at night in areas that suffer high levels of poaching, turning to feeding and travelling instead of sleeping.

Initial survey results reveal a worrying decline in Guinea's forest elephant population

A new survey by Fauna & Flora International (FFI) has highlighted the increasing risk in the density and distribution of forest elephants in Guinea's Ziama Massif forest. This is the first time ...

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Elephants are changing their behaviour in fear of poachers

Research, conducted by Save The Elephants and the University of Twente in partnership with the Kenya Wildlife Service, has discovered that elephants move more at night in areas that suffer high ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Phys.org

Elephants increasingly become more nocturnal to evade poachers

The intelligent animals have responded to poaching by shifting their foraging patterns.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from ZME Science

Elephants hide by day, forage at night to evade poachers

A sharp increase in illegal hunting driven by the global ivory trade has forced elephants in Kenyan reserves to upend their usual habits and adopt nocturnal patterns to survive.

Thu 14 Sep 17 from Daily Mail

Here, Ivory Traders Exploit More Than Elephants

Wed 13 Sep 17 from National Geographic

Elephants alter their behavior to avoid poaching threat

Fear is a powerful motivator. In parts of Africa, the fear of poachers has inspired new behavioral patterns among elephants.

Wed 13 Sep 17 from UPI

Elephants Changing their Behaviour in Fear of Poachers

NewsResearchers have discovered that elephants move more at night in areas that suffer high levels of poaching, turning to feeding and traveling instead of sleeping. Contributed Author: University ...

Wed 13 Sep 17 from Laboratory Equipment

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