The Natural History of the African Elephant

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

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

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

Yankari Collaring Season – Spring 2014

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

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