elephants

A sanctuary in Thailand is rehabilitating captive elephants with the aim of returning them to the wild. BBC Wildlife's Richard Eccleston reports on the project.
Radiocarbon dating of ‘antique’ ivory being sold in European countries reveals that many are not antique at all. 
The UK government plans to implement a new ivory trade ban
The environment secretary says the ban will be one of the toughest in the world. 
Site of poisoned vultures and elephant carcass
A huge number of white backed vultures were reported dead after feeding on an elephant carcass in Zimbabwe.
7.2 tonnes of ivory tusk
Customs officers in Hong Kong have seized 7.2 tonnes of ivory tusks hidden beneath frozen fish. 
Working with African Parks in Malawi, Prince Harry has been assisting in one of conservation’s most ambitious translocations. 
African elephant
Experts from ZSL will convene at the 17th CITES CoP to make key recommendations that will help to halt the decline of Africa's elephants.
African elephants
African elephant populations can’t meet demands of legalised ivory trade, a recent report argues.
Elephant
No less than 500 elephants are making their way north across Malawi in what is being billed as one of the largest translocations in history.
Charging elephant
What's it like to be charged by an elephant? Well, you discover they've got very hairy legs but surprisingly soft lips, says one man who knows.
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