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  1. News - World - KENYA

    Kenya poachers kill Satao, famed giant African elephant, for his tusks

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 06:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nairobi Famed African giant falls victim to poachers One of Africa's largest elephants has died in Kenya after being shot by poachers using poisoned arrows, wildlife officials revealed yesterday as they mourned the loss of an "old friend". The elephant known as Satao and famed for his giant tusks, was aged around 45. He was wounded in May ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1532924/kenya-poachers-kill-satao-famed-giant-african-elephant-his-tusks
  2. News - World - CONSERVATION

    African nations making progress in battle to protect elephants, UN says

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 10:00pm by AFP

    ... way to go, however. The Cites report found that more than 20,000 elephants were poached across Africa last year alone. While the number is staggering, it actually signals a levelling off after ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1531917/african-nations-making-progress-battle-protect-elephants-un-says
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: Abu Camp, Botswana

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 11:21pm by Martin Williams

    ... Martin Williams Martin Williams Abu Camp, Botswana Let me guess, Abu's the name of the founder, right? Almost. Abu was a bull elephant, born in the wild in South Africa. He was orphaned during a cull and shipped to a wildlife park in Texas, in the United States, before being brought to Botswana, along with fellow elephants Cathy and Benny, to appear in the 1989 movie ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1549447/hot-spots-abu-camp-botswana
  4. News - World - CONSERVATION

    Tanzania's entire population of elephants could be killed by ivory poachers in 6 years

    Posted May 10th 2014, 01:34am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Dar es Salaam Country tells UN conference that animals are being lost at rate of 30 a day to ivory poachers Elephants in Tanzania 'facing extermination' Poachers are killing Tanzania's elephants for their ivory at such alarming rates that the population could be completely wiped out in just six years, conservationists said yesterday. A two-day ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508775/tanzanias-entire-population-elephants-could-be-killed-ivory-poachers-6
  5. News - World - NATURE

    Elephants can identify voices of human enemies, says study

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:23pm by Reuters

    ... McClatchy-Tribune in Los Angeles Elephants can identify human voices, says study Elephants may be known for their long memories, but it seems they are incredible listeners, too. African elephants who hear human voices can tell people of different sexes, ages and even ethnic groups apart, according to a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Such keen ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1446638/elephants-can-identify-voices-human-enemies-says-study
  6. News - World - WILDLIFE

    US-Africa summit on wildlife poaching addresses Asian demand

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 08:24pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Leaders at US-Africa summit compare notes on elephant and rhino slaughter, and agree curbing demand for ivory and horn is key to survival Asia seen as key to poaching fight Those trying to protect the elephant and rhinoceros populations of Africa often face dangerous criminal traffickers who are bold, enterprising and well-equipped, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1567756/us-africa-summit-wildlife-poaching-addresses-asian-demand
  7. channel hop

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Yvonne Lai

    ... will a 4,000-year-old relationship between a human tribe and elephants die out with this generation? For the answer to these and other pertinent questions, tune in this week. Tonight, The Black Donnellys comes ... Reilly), Tom Guiry (Jimmy) and Keith Nobbs (Joey). Also tonight, Animal Planet looks at another close-knit band in Kingdom of the Elephants (8pm). Mawee Ang is the daughter of a mahout, or elephant ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607272/channel-hop
  8. News - Hong Kong - Lifestyle

    Fancy an 'elephant dung' coffee? Visit Macau to taste most expensive beans in the world

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 04:47am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Adventurous visitors to Macau line up to try unusual beans costing US$1,500 a kilogram Coffee lovers embrace the elephant in the room Whether its description involves an expletive that has to be deleted or it is hailed as God's gift to caffeine aficionados, "elephant dung" coffee is the most expensive cup on the planet. Also known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1455094/adventurous-visitors-macau-try-elephant-coffee-beans-us1500-kilogram

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