Elephants photos & video
Learn more about threats to elephants:
- Facts and Fables: Are there too many elephants in Southern Africa?
- Cultural traditions in Japan may no longer dictate use of ivory
- Fatal flaw: Inadequacies of Japan's ivory trade controls
- Using DNA to track the origin of the largest ivory seizure since the 1989 trade ban
- Fact sheet: Combating poaching and other threats to elephants
- Fact sheet: Protecting elephants and their habitats
Popular posts about elephants:
- Explore educational video, activities, and curriculum for children.
- Elephant special issue of World of Animals magazine.
- Video: IFAW collaring elephants in Tsavo National Park.
- Video: IFAW elephant rescues in India and Africa.
- IFAW digital magazine and iPad app: Unveiling the Ivory Trade
- IFAW digital magazine: Using Science to Save Elephants
- IFAW and INTERPOL, working together to fight wildlife crime
- Protecting elephants: A safe life in the wild
It’s a tough task to move elephants. The journey involved a full day and night that slowly covered 450km and involved Read more »
One recent Friday afternoon volleys of shots reverberated through the hot Miombo woodlands of the vast Kafue National Park Read more »
Whenever I talk about Americans’ role in killing beautiful imperiled species through sport hunting, I almost always Read more »
Worldwide momentum is building, with the Belgian government the latest to heed our call to destroy stockpiles of confiscated Read more »
Mobile scratching post - in the video above, mum's leg is usually available and is just the right size for a little Watch Video »
A month ago in Western Africa we began our jumbo mission to take four elephants which were in conflict with the rural Watch Video »
Watch the BBC interview with IFAW’s Tania McCrea-Steele talking about illegal wildlife trade and our work to reduce Watch Video »
Four orphaned Asian elephant calves were moved to Manas National Park this week by the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) and Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) in association with the Assam Forest Department. The elephants will be gradually rei Read more »
This morning the Belgian government, in conjunction with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (www.ifaw.org), destroyed its stockpile of seized ivory weighing more than 1.5 tonnes. “The Belgian government is putting wildlife traffickers on Read more »
IFAW STATEMENT ON: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service suspends the import of sport-hunted African elephant trophies
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced it would suspend imports of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe. Jeffrey Flocken, North American Regional Director of the International Fund for Animal Welfare (I Read more »
As Singapore said today it had intercepted a tonne of smuggled ivory – the second large scale seizure by the island state in three months – the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW – www.ifaw.org) called for improved internat Read more »
In what may be one of the saddest incidences of poaching in recent times, an expectant elephant has been speared to death within the Amboseli ecosystem. The incident happened on Thursday around 3 p.m. within Oltiani area. Reports indicate that a herd Read more »
Prominent Chinese Citizen Calls for End to Fat Cats’ Fancy for Exotic Gifts – Elephant Ivory, Tiger Bone ….
The fondness of China’s bureaucrats for giving and receiving exotic gifts made from animal products will soon be cut short if some of the country’s most eminent figures have their way. Numerous proposals urging for the government to take Read more »
IFAW recently investigated how CITES is enforced in the European Union, and given the amount of wildlife goods being seized, Read more »
Rampant poaching has put African elephants on the verge of extinction in the wild, and the United States (U.S.) is complicit Read more »
Investing in a Worthy Cause The third financial year for the Tsavo Conservation Area Project (TCAP) commenced on an Read more »
In a communiqué read by Mali delegate, Alpha Maiga, the range states also opposed a recommendation by the CITES Read more »
The Coalition’s chairman, Mali Minister for Environment, Aghatam AG Alhassane, said, “We need to discuss Read more »
The railway line, which joins the holy city of Haridwar on the foothills of the Himalayas to the busy capital of the Read more »