Around 205 Kenyan elephants, 512 wildebeest, 381 common zebra, 12 giraffes, and 51 buffalo have succumbed to the drought in the last 10 months, officials say.
The elephant is a straight-tusked elephant, which became extinct from our area around 400,000 years ago, experts say.
At least four protesters were shot dead in Kajiado county, where a demonstration called on the authorities to take steps for residents' security from wild animals.
Scientists who analysed tonnes of ivory seized over the span of 17 years were able to link separate shipments thanks to DNA testing, uncovering global smuggling networks.
As elephants in Sri Lanka experience loss of natural habitats, they're moving closer to human settlements and seeking out waste for food in landfills.
The herd was acting aggressively, constituting a threat for other animals and the park's visitors, according to officials.
The elephants have already walked 500 km (300 miles) from a nature reserve in Yunnan’s mountainous southwest and have reached the Jinning district on the edge of Kunming city.
APOPO, an NGO operating in countries where there are landmines left over from previous conflicts, is working on a grand-scale project that will help local communities and wildlife in Zimbabwe, clearing more than seven million square metres of land.
South Africa will clamp down on breeding of the animals in captivity after a review panel concluded the industry risked the conservation of wild lions and harmed tourism, environment minister says.
Kaavan, a 36-year-old Asian elephant, has spent most of his life in Islamabad Zoo but with much of that time without a companion.
Wildlife authorities say around 330 tuskers have died and that a species of cyanobacteria that produces neurotoxins was the cause.
The 70-year-old Sri Lankan elephant was withdrawn from the finale of the annual Temple of the Tooth pageant last month after a social media firestorm erupted against parading the feeble animal.
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