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Psychological impact from loss of family structure parallels PTSD in people. (An elephant family moves through Kenya’s Amboseli National Park) Highly intelligent and social animals, African elephants depend on their sophisticated communication skills for survival in the wild. A recent study investigated the effects of culling and relocation on elephant decision-making and cognition decades later. […]

1 / 26 Lion’s leap, by guide Brendon Cremer. Photographed at Duba Plains, Okavango, Botswana. “We photographed this young sub-adult together with the rest of the pride shortly after we found them finishing off the remains of a lechwe they must have killed during the night. The pride was moving through the network of open […]