Settling back into my seat in front of the camera monitor with my coffee, I noticed Kiti was getting back up again 5 minutes later. After filming her for three weeks now I knew her sleep patterns and this wasn't normal...Kiti was in labor.
In November of 2013, Off The Fence producers Emre Izat and Kate Bradbury hunkered down at Abu Camp in the legendary Okavango Delta, waiting to film the birth of a baby elephant at the camp's adjacent elephant sanctuary and rehabilitation center.
The public destruction of ivory stockpiles is a dramatic statement demonstrating a commitment to fighting wildlife trafficking. Kenya is eliminating any chance that this ivory could ever reenter the market, and is reinforcing that elephants are worth more to them alive.
The Zambia Department of National Parks and Wildlife (DNPW) released today the Great Elephant Census results. Two elephant landscapes are stable, one is declining, and one is declining catastrophically due to poaching.
February 26th marks the two year anniversary of the Great Elephant Census’ very first survey over the iconic Tsavo National Park in Kenya. Since this first flight, 19 countries, 95% of the known savanna elephant range, have been surveyed for the first pan-African elephant survey in over 40 years.