If you are interested in finding out more about elephant research and conservation, the ivory trade or the Magnificent Seven, you may find the following websites useful starting points.
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Elephant Research & Conservation
- African Elephant Bibliography: Comprehensive listing of over 4,500 references
- African Elephant Specialist Group of the World Conservation Union (IUCN) provides a range of technical resources for elephant conservation and management including an extensive bibliography and a peer-reviewed journal, Pachyderm
- African Wildlife Foundation's elephant conservation programme
- Amboseli Elephant Research Project: Kenya's long-running project, set up by Cynthia Moss over 30 years ago.
- Savanna Elephant Vocalization Project aims to give easy access to years of field studies related to elephant communication.
The Ivory Trade
- CITES' Elephant Trade Information System (ETIS)
- CITES' Monitoring the Illegal Killing of Elephants (MIKE) project
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Did You Know?
- The park was first proclaimed in 1898 as the Sabie Game Reserve by the then president of the Transvaal Republic, Paul Kruger. He first proposed the need to protect the animals of the Lowveld in 1884, but his revolutionary vision took another 12 years to be realised when the area between the Sabie and Crocodile Rivers was set aside for restricted hunting.