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Once seen as loners, male elephants shown to follow elders

A line of elephants trundles across a dusty landscape in northern Botswana, ears flapping and trunks occasionally brushing the ground. As they pass a motion-activated camera hidden in low shrubbery, photos record the presence of each elephant.What’s special about this group? It’s only males.Female elephants are known to form tight family groups led by experienced…

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Countless elephants die Strangely in Botswana

By Julia Hollingsworth | CNN More than 360 elephants have died in mysterious circumstances in Botswana in the past three months, according to local conservationists. Some carcasses were found clustered around waterholes, while others appeared to have died “falling flat on their faces,” according to Niall McCann, director of conservation at United Kingdom charity National…

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Thai Elephants, Out of Work Due to Coronavirus, Trudge Home

(BANGKOK) — The millions of unemployed in Thailand due to the coronavirus include elephants dependent on tourists to feed their voracious appetites. With scant numbers of foreign visitors, commercial elephant camps and sanctuaries lack funds for their upkeep and have sent more than 100 of the animals trudging as far as 150 kilometers (95 miles)…

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Internet of Elephants launches Wildeverse, an AR game about endangered animals and conservation

On Friday, the Kenyan augmented reality game developer Internet of Elephants launched its latest game in partnership with the conservation science experts from the Borneo Nature Foundation, Goualougo Triangle Ape Foundation, Zoo Atlanta and Chester Zoo. The new game, called “Wildeverse”, uses AR to create a virtual forest that players can explore to find certain…