The Natural History of the African Elephant

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This article outlines the key characteristics of the African Elephant, including its anatomy, diet, habitat preferences and life span.

African Elephant Research at the NC Zoo

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Since 1998, the North Carolina Zoological Park and its partners have been involved in research designed to protect African Elephants in Cameroon and Nigeria.

Just the Facts: African Elephants

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Learn more about African Elephants in this article written specifically for emerging readers.

Yankari Collaring Season – Spring 2014

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Just two days after arriving in Wikki, Nigeria, the Yankari team successfully collars an elephant and begins collecting location data.

Yankari Collaring Season – Fall 2013

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Dr Mike Loomis joined several Nigeria-based colleagues to begin an African Elephant research project in Yankari Game Reserve.