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Conquering the arch at the Moses Mabhida Stadium

Steven Entwistle will walk over the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban wearing the standard diving dress of the early 1900s diver, weighing 70 kgs, to raise funds for the Lawrence Anthony Earth Organization to help build the first rhino rehabilitation centre in Zululand.

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A crossing of giants

This blogger recounts a magical experience with elephants in Amboseli National Park.

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The cutest charging elephant calf!

This video shows a young elephant calf charging a vehicle and then very quickly realising that this might not be such a good idea after all.

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Ban on ivory imports into the USA

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the intention to stop all commercial trade in African elephant tusks and rhino horn, starting with a suspension on the importation into USA of sport-hunted African elephant trophies taken in Tanzania and Zimbabwe.

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Biggest elephant in Southern Africa dies

It is with deep sadness and regret that Tembe Elephant Park has announced the death of Isilo the elephant. Isilo was the king of the elephants and wildlife in the Tembe Transfrontier Park on the South Africa/Mozambique Border and was known as the biggest “tusker” in Southern Africa.

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CSI African style: Dead elephant kills huge croc

This blogger comes across a strange situation in the Okavango; one dead crocodile, attached to one dead elephant.

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Baby elephant wanders into South African living room

A 10-day-old runaway baby elephant found herself in the front room of a ranch in Zululand, South Africa.The elephant is thought to have traversed 30 miles of nature reserve before ending up at the Thula Thula Private Game Reserve.

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Tourists get way too close to Kruger elephant… again

Die Burger reports that a group of Italian tourists were spotted approaching a large elephant at the Afsaal picnic spot in the Kruger National Park on Wednesday.

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2 lions vs. 12 hyenas

A group of twelve hyenas take on two lions in Botswana’s Chobe National Park for their share of an elephant kill.

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Namibian elephant in farmlands subject of hunting debate

A bull elephant has been making its way across commercial and game farms in the Hochfeld and Omitara areas of Namibia and has been the subject of concern after a recent advertisement surfaced to have the elephant hunted.

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