Tag: elephant

China to phase out ivory trade

Today China has announced that it plans on phasing out the production and selling of products made from ivory. This is being done due to the amount of illegal elephant poaching which is occurring worldwide and has left elephants endangered in many areas. China… Continue Reading “China to phase out ivory trade”

Tweeting seals monitor the world’s oceans

Elephant seals equipped with special satellite tags are helping researchers collate information about ocean conditions in the most inhospitable areas on the planet. Researchers from the University of St Andrews in Scotland have been attaching non-invasive tags to elephant seals in a bid to… Continue Reading “Tweeting seals monitor the world’s oceans”

Unusual Occurrences

During my time in South Africa I visited two other animal sanctuaries and spent 4 days in Kruger National Park. I’ll start with Kruger. It was awesome. Just getting there was incredible as it took us a day to make it to the edge… Continue Reading “Unusual Occurrences”

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