Mammals

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Mammals” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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Q: What do you call a male adult elephant? And an adult female? What about a baby?  Elephants have little in common with cattle, but they share with them the names for adult male (bull), adult...
If you like the work of the AfESG and are able to help with providing support or identifying potential sources of funding, please contact us.   The AfESG receives no core funding from IUCN or the...
The AfESG has assisted in the development of numerous national, subregional, and continental strategies and action plans for the African elephant. This page provides the current strategies in place...
On occasion, the AfESG finds it necessary to issue Group statements on particular elephant conservation issues.   To date, three such statements have been issued, on the following topics:  The...
This section provides a number of tools for researchers and students working on elephants, as well as for decision makers involved in elephant conservation.   The following in-depth studies and...
The AfESG works with both CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) and CMS (the Convention on Migratory Species) to provide technical advice on...
Journal of the African Elephant, African Rhino and Asian Rhino Specialist Groups Pachyderm is a bi-annual international peer-reviewed journal that deals primarily with matters related to African...
About the African Elephant Library The African Elephant Library is a collaboration between the AfESG and Save the Elephants (STE). The AEL includes references on the biology, ecology and management...
The search for effective measures to deal with human-elephant conflict is one of the most significant challenges for elephant management. The AfESG meets this challenge through the work of its Human...
About the Summit The African Elephant Summit was held in Gaborone, Botswana from 2-4 December 2013.   Delegates from 30 countries and 27 inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations...
Background The African Elephant Specialist Group (AfESG) is a group of technical experts focusing on the conservation and management of African elephants. The broad aim of the AfESG is to promote...
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has joined up with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Bangladesh to reduce incidents...
Since the Rohingya refugee influx into Bangladesh started over six months ago, there have been at least 10 deaths resulting from human-elephant incidents in the main Kutupalong-Balukhali refugee...

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