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Asian Elephant Conservation News

An Asian elephant wearing a GPS satellite collar in a forest in Myanmar
Mar. 13, 2018
Scientists at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute have found that poaching is an emerging crisis for Asian elephants in Myanmar. They published their findings March 13 in PLOS ONE.
elephant holding block in the yard outside of the Elephant Community Center
Jul. 12, 2016
What affects an elephant’s ability to get pregnant? Scientists from the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) set out to solve that mystery.
African Elephant in Gabon
May. 01, 2011
How much land do African elephants need to be successful? The answer cannot be measured in acres or miles. The “given” is they need food and water, but they need enough area to allow them to...