Posts Tagged ‘elephants’

 

 
How Chobe’s Elephants will Inspire you

How Chobe’s Elephants will Inspire you

If you are an elephant lover then there is no better place in the world to see these majestic and intelligent mammals than on a Botswana safari to the Chobe National Park. The Park has an estimated population of 70 000 elephants. These elephants are also very tolerant of humans ...

 

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Author: Rebecca Sparrow

August 23, 2011

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Uganda Elephant Numbers On the Increase

Uganda Elephant Numbers On the Increase

The current elephant population of Uganda is sitting at 5,000 – an increase of 3,000 from 1982 when years of civil war had depleted the numbers to little more than 2,000. Although this is an encouraging sign, the numbers are still nowhere near where they were in the 1960s when ...

 

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Author: Rebecca Sparrow

July 25, 2011

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The Best Places to Watch Elephants

The Best Places to Watch Elephants

The African elephant is a true continental icon and embodies the spirit of Africa’s last, truly wild places. And, perhaps more than any other animal, it is incredible to behold in its natural habitat. So, where is it best in Africa to view this most noble of creatures? If “ellies” ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

June 15, 2011

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Zambezi Elephants, the Crossing...

Zambezi Elephants, the Crossing…

After spending a whole year in the Lower Zambezi National Park, the thing that I most photographed was the area where Elephants were crossing the Zambezi. Early in 2010, water levels were high as Kariba was letting out excess water it had collected for the Soccer World Cup. Yes, The ...

 

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Author: Etienne Oosthuizen

February 21, 2011

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Elephant art

Elephant art

Elephants are one of my favourite animals to photograph. Unlike many others they show such emotion and personality without really doing anything. There’s something about just looking into an elephant’s eyes and seeing their beauty and soul. I followed this herd in the Pilanesberg, South Africa, for around an hour ...

 

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Author: Kerry de Bruyn

June 14, 2010

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Check-In with Elephants at Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia

Check-In with Elephants at Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia

Mfuwe Lodge is no ordinary hotel! In fact, it’s a VERY SPECIAL place inside Zambia’s world-famous South Luangwa National Park! Having had the chance to stay at this unique luxury accommodation in the past, I know for sure that it is simply exquisite! For instance, each chalet has its own en-suite ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 26, 2009

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The Problematic Issue Around Elephant Populations: Two Opposing Views

The Problematic Issue Around Elephant Populations: Two Opposing Views

1. Culling of Elephants to Counteract Overpopulation? Broadcaster: NewsRevue; 2008 CNN Footage! In this first video, CNN reveals the problem around elephant populations and conservation matters. According to South African authorities, the natural balance of the ecosystem is being upset by elephant overpopulation. The pachyderms uproot trees and destroy the environment, and their ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

August 14, 2009

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An African Elephant Story: Always Keep Up with your Family

An African Elephant Story: Always Keep Up with your Family

Hello All!!! How have you been lately? Health is good, life fantastic…that’s all I can wish you (and so much more), on this New Year already rich in emotions (Barack Obama’s inauguration, Gaza, Australia surprised by fire…)! I’m sorry if I kept you waiting, but it’s been quite a “hectic” ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

February 18, 2009

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