300-year-old Asian elephant species revealed as African

Researchers have revealed that a 300-year-old type specimen for Asian elephants is actually an African elephant.

African elephants are `picky eaters`

The African elephant does not eat just anything, it selectively chooses species and parts of the woody plants that comprise its diet, a new study has revealed.

Asian ivory trade poses danger to African elephant

Carefully, the Chinese ivory dealer pulled out an elephant tusk cloaked in bubble wrap and hidden in a bag of flour. Its price: USD 17,000.