African Elephant

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Name: African Elephant
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Angelina Jolie to Direct Elephant Poaching Drama ‘Africa’ for Skydance

Written by Eric Roth, the film will be produced by Jolie, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Jon PetersAngelina Jolie has signed on to direct “Africa,” about the paleo-archaeologist Richard Leakey's battle with ivory poachers that threaten the existence ... [Published The Wrap - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

The past is just as important as the future

Drexel is a huge technology hub and has an ever-increasing role in the future development of Philadelphia, but we can’t forget about the work this institution puts into learning more about the past. On Sept. 4, a paleontology team led by Kenneth Lacovara ... [Published Drexel University Triangle - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Elephant calf to debut at Reid Park Zoo

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - Reid Park Zoo's African elephant calf is ready to make her much-anticipated public debut.Beginning tomorrow, September 19, the one-month old calf will have access to the main exhibit Expedition Tanzania along with her mother, Semba, ... [Published KGUN 9 - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Protect our endangered species

One hundred years ago, Americans across the eastern United States could have looked up into the sky and seen it filled with passenger pigeons. Their flocks numbered in the billions and could turn day into night. Now they are extinct, the victim of overhunting ... [Published Troy Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Peak of determination

Tom Whittaker, the first amputee to scale Mount Everest, tells Renjith Leen about his icy travails on the world’s tallest peakCheerful, full of smiles and a rock-hard handshake are the first things that strike you when you meet Tom Whittaker, the first ... [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine

Copyright : APAElephants in Ezemvelo KwaZulu Natal Wildlife’s Ithala Game Reserve in South Africa’s east coast have been treated for the first time with a contraceptive vaccine to control their population’s growth rate.With the addition of Ithala’s population, ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Who Will Save the Elephants?

One of the greatest moments of my life was standing at Savute elephant camp in Chobe National Park in Botswana and watching dozens of elephants at a watering hole.They were massive. Loud. Wholly unconcerned with me or anyone else around them. They ... [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

that syncing feeling Monday, 09/15/14 10:56 PM

Hi everyone!  Thought I'd poke my head out of my self-imposed isolarium to check in with the world.  How's it going out there?  In here it has been quite busy - lots of coding going on, and lots of other stuff also - and I see the blogosphere has been ... [Published Critical Section - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

September 15 is National Double-Cheeseburger Day

Here are today's five thing to know about double cheeseburgers:The oldest fast food restaurant in the world is the White Castle franchise, which opened in 1921. The people of America eat more burgers out at restaurants or on the go than they do at home. ... [Published al.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 5 reports

Experts: Dinosaur Dreadnoughtus Tipped Scales at 130,000 Pounds

PHILADELPHIA | Eighty-five feet long, 30 feet tall, 130,000 pounds and still growing when it died, this dinosaur is among the largest land animals that ever lived — so big its discoverers are calling it the Dread-noughtus.Its skeleton, unearthed in the ... [Published Winter Haven News Chief - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Tucson's baby elephant surprises lucky Reid Park Zoo visitors

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - It's something no one expected, but some lucky visitors to the Reid Park Zoo got the thrill of a lifetime Monday morning.They got to see the five-day-old baby elephant walking out in the elephant exhibit.Parents were more ... [Published KOLD-TV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

Downtown underpass closes in anticipation of extra traffic

Downtown underpass closes in anticipation of extra trafficUpdated: Friday, August 22 2014 3:10 PM EDT 2014-08-22 19:10:37 GMTDue to the return of University of Arizona students, the 4th Avenue Underpass will shut down nightly this weekend, to prepare ... [Published KOLD-TV - Aug 22 2014]

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"Shockingly, at the time of death, the 59-ton Dreadnoughtus was still growing fast" said Lacovara

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Angelina Jolie to Direct Inspirational Biopic ‘... [Published The Guardian Express - 14 hours ago]
These small creatures make the jungle safer [Published Daily News TSN - Sep 20 2014]
Reality bites: A PR intern’s expectations vs ex... [Published Daily News TSN - Sep 20 2014]
Angelina Jolie to Direct Elephant Poaching Dram... [Published The Wrap - Sep 19 2014]
Professor discovers new dinosaur species [Published Drexel University Triangle - Sep 19 2014]
The past is just as important as the future [Published Drexel University Triangle - Sep 19 2014]
Elephant calf to debut at Reid Park Zoo [Published KGUN 9 - Sep 19 2014]
Baby elephant makes public debut this Friday [Published KOLD-TV - Sep 19 2014]
Protect our endangered species [Published Troy Daily News - Sep 18 2014]
Caprivi connections [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Sep 18 2014]
Peak of determination [Published Oman Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Hong Kong Lawmaker Meets Elephant Orphans of th... [Published WildAid - Sep 17 2014]
50 Years of Wildlife Photographer of the Year –... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
S/Africa: Elephants put on contraceptive vaccine [Published StarAfrica.com - Sep 17 2014]
Who Will Save the Elephants? [Published Huffington Post - Sep 16 2014]
that syncing feeling Monday, 09/15/14 10:56 PM [Published Critical Section - Sep 16 2014]
September 15 is National Double-Cheeseburger Day [Published al.com - Sep 15 2014]
Curios that kill: Time to save the elephants [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 15 2014]
Six Poachers Arrested Near Mozambique [Published Epoch Times - Sep 13 2014]
Elephants are the most powerful sniffers [Published thestar.com.my - Sep 13 2014]
Can Elephants Track Scents? [Published National Geographic - Sep 10 2014]
»African Barrick mulls consolidation [Published Mining MX - Sep 10 2014]
$26 Million Selfie at Illinois Jr. College [Published Forbes.com - Sep 10 2014]
Hong Kong Lawmaker Takes Her Fight Against Bloo... [Published WildAid - Sep 09 2014]
Zoo elephants: By penning them up, zoo is actin... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 09 2014]
North Haven Fair delights 60,000 [Published North Haven Citizen - Sep 08 2014]
Meet Dreadnoughtus, the biggest dinosaur ever d... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 08 2014]
Man Jailed After Calling and Texting Ex-Girlfri... [Published Malibu Patch - Sep 07 2014]
Woodland Park Zoo responds to The Seattle Times... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 06 2014]
[tt] NYT: Argentine Dinosaur Was an Estimated 1... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 06 2014]
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[tt] NYT: Argentine Dinosaur Was an Estimated 1... [Published TranshumanTech - Sep 06 2014]
Argentine Dinosaur Was an Estimated 130,000 Pounds, and Still Growing http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/05/science/dinosaur-dreadnoughtus-discovery.html By KENNETH CHANGPHILADELPHIA--Eighty-five feet long, 30 feet tall, 130,000 poundsand still growing when ...
Scientists Discover Oldest Living Ancestor of U... [Published Right Wing News blog - Sep 05 2014]
Scientists have discovered a precedent for our current federal government — a massive new dinosaur they call Dreadnoughtus schrani : Measurements of bones from its hind leg and foreleg revealed that the animal was 65 tons, and still growing when it ...
Friday Dinosaur Blogging: Dreadnoughtus [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 05 2014]
Well, this brings together a couple of LGM obsessions: Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur that has taken the crown for largest terrestrial animal with a body mass that can be accurately determined. ...
Dreadnoughtus dinosaur weighed 65 tons — more t... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Sep 04 2014]
Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or “fearing nothing.” Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help ...
Gigantic Dinosaur From Argentina Named 'Fearing... [Published Mashable! - Sep 04 2014]
Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or "fearing nothing." Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones ...
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South African elephant cull [Published Reuters Video: In Depth - Feb 26 2008]
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