African Elephant
Extinct and Living Elephants’ Genomic History Sequenced
Extinct and Living Elephants’ Genomic History Sequenced
Jim Daley | Feb 27, 2018
Gene flow between elephant species was a common feature of their evolutionary history.
Image of the Day: Elephants at Sunset
Image of the Day: Elephants at Sunset
The Scientist Staff | Jan 11, 2018
Conflict threatens already at-risk wildlife populations and conservation efforts in war-torn areas.
Elephant Footprints Create Habitat for Tiny Aquatic Creatures
Elephant Footprints Create Habitat for Tiny Aquatic Creatures
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2016
Researchers discover diverse communities of invertebrates inhabiting the water-filled tracks of elephants in Uganda.
Telltale Tusks
Telltale Tusks
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 22, 2015
Sequencing DNA from ivory may be useful for tracking down elephant poachers.
Poached Toward Extinction?
Poached Toward Extinction?
Tracy Vence | Aug 20, 2014
Tens of thousands of African elephants have been illegally killed in the last four years, a report shows.
Super Sniffers?
Super Sniffers?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 24, 2014
African elephants have more genes for olfactory receptors than dogs or humans, a study shows. 
Discerning Elephants
Discerning Elephants
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Mar 12, 2014
Elephants are able to tell human voices apart based on cues for age, sex, and ethnic group.