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Sentences with the noun African Elephants

15 examples:

Some 30,000 African elephants are killed every year for their ivory.
(UPI - Science News, )

The move is designed to curb the mass slaughter of African elephants.
(Christopher Torchia, Associated Press in USA Today - World, )

A new paper explores lifetime reproductive patterns in African elephants.
(Science Daily - News, )

New York passes law banning ivory sales as demand drives disastrous poaching of African elephants.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Leonardo DiCaprio and Paul Allen helped to produce this stirring documentary about the threat to the survival of African elephants.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

China says it plans to shut down its ivory trade by the end of 2017 in a move designed to curb the mass slaughter of African elephants.
(AP in USA Today - World, )

More than 20,000 African elephants were killed for their ivory in 2013, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species said.
(NBC News Science, )

A new report confirms a grim outlook for the population of African elephants: the species has suffered a major decline in the last 10 years.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Considered one of the biggest dinosaurs ever discovered, it stretches at 122 feet and said to weigh 140,000 pounds – almost as heavy as 10 African elephants.
(Tech Times - Science, )

The newly described species of titanosaur dubbed Savannasaurus elliottorum weighed the equivalent of three African elephants when it lived in the late Cretaceous.
(Tech Times - Science, )

A family group of African elephants: two mature females, Thandi and Moyo, and two adolescent males, Tufani and Tsavo, has taken up residence in a Florida citrus grove.
(Daily Mail - News, )

More than a tonne of confiscated ivory was crushed in Times Square on Friday to highlight the illegal trade that activists say threatens the survival of African elephants.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

A conservation group and a builder of top-notch acoustic guitars have joined forces to combat the insatiable global appetite for ivory that is threatening the existence of African elephants.
(Louis Sahagun in Los Angeles Times - Science, )

More than 100,000 African elephants were killed for their tusks during a three-year period, reflecting persistent demand for illegal ivory that threatens the pachyderms' long-term survival, a conservation study reported this week.
(Carol J. Williams in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

China has announced a plan to phase out all ivory processing and trade by the end of 2017, the government said on Friday, a move that conservationists hope will stymie the mass killing -- and threat of extinction -- of African elephants.
(CNN - World News, )


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African elephants are larger than Asian elephants.

African elephants have less hair than Asian elephants.

African elephants have bigger ears than Asian elephants.

African elephants are divided into two different species: savannah and forest elephants.

African elephants living in the wild sleep for the shortest time of any mammal, according to a study.
(BBC News - World News, )

They found African elephants (pictured) have the greatest sense of smell, while humans have the worst.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

African elephants have the ability to distinguish between human languages, researchers have determined.
(UPI - Science News, )

The Wildlife Conservation Society say some 35,000 African elephants a year are slaughtered for their tusks.
(NBC News Science, )

UK scientists claim to have discovered that African elephants have an instinctive understanding of human gestures.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

He is back. 'Terminator' star Arnold Schwarzenegger is on a mission to save African elephants from illegal poachers.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Similar lasting changes could result from the extinction of large land animals today, in particular African elephants.
(Science Daily - News, )

A Chinese official said the moratorium would allow the government to evaluate if a ban helps protect African elephants.
(The New York Times - World News, )

African elephants demonstrate what appears to be an instinctive understanding of human gestures, according to UK scientists.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

The rapid growth in the illegal killing of African elephants seen since 2006 seems to have stabilised and may be decreasing.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

Expert says "African elephants could disappear from the wild within a generation," unless China does more to end the sale of ivory.
(CNN - World Business, )

Plans are under way for a 4,900-acre preserve in California that would aim to keep African elephants healthy, in shape and breeding.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

African elephants make a specific alarm call in response to the danger of humans, according to a new study of wild elephants in Kenya.
(Science Daily - News, )

African elephants in the Amboseli National Park in Kenya can tell the difference between two languages used by the Massai and Kamba tribes.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

CITES, a major wildlife conservation group, reported poaching of African elephants remains high, with over 20,000 illegally killed in 2013.
(UPI - News, )

A new study finds that wild African elephants sleep an average of two hours a day, the currently known shortest sleep time among land mammals.
(Tech Times - Science, )

In a study of 13 mammals, African elephants were found to have more genes associated with smell than any other species, including humans and dogs.
(NBC News Science, )

Attempts to give the maximum level of international protection to all African elephants have foundered at a key species conference in Johannesburg.
(BBC News - Science & Environment, )

New research reveals Asian elephants are less hierarchical than African elephants, possibly due to more plentiful food and water and fewer predators.
(UPI - Science News, )

Conservation groups and six African countries committed to protect African elephants, reduce trafficking and lower consumer demand for ivory, organizers said.
(UPI - Science News, )

South African photographer Greg du Toit beat almost 43,000 entries to be crowned this year's winner with his enigmatic portrait of African elephants in Botswana.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

A cargo plane packed with 17 African elephants touched down in Texas over the weekend, CNN reports, with the pachyderms headed to zoos in Dallas, Kansas, and Nebraska.
(Fox News - SciTech, )

Protected areas, such as nature reserves and national parks, play a crucial role in sheltering wildlife, such as African elephants, from hunting and habitat destruction.
(Science Daily - News, )

An animal-welfare group says one of the oldest African elephants in North America has been euthanized in California because of chronic degenerative joint and foot disease.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Jaw-dropping photographs have revealed how four-tonne African elephants were tranquilised and lifted by crane onto trucks in a massive rescue operation in Southern Africa.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Zakouma National Park in Chad, Central Africa is now home to a growing number of African elephants, which were once on the verge of extinction because of rampant poaching.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Through DNA analysis, researchers have disproved decades of rumors and hearsay surrounding the ancient Battle of Raphia, the only known battle between Asian and African elephants.
(Science Daily - News, )

Researchers at the Bren School of Environmental Science at the University of California in Santa Barbara say the amount is comparable to the weight of 1.2billion African elephants.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The poaching of wild African elephants for their valuable ivory tusks is memorably examined in "Gardeners of Eden," a compelling documentary that's short on running time but long on emotion.
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Humans have wiped out so many animals that the planet is on the verge of the first ‘mass extinction’ since the dinosaurs, with African elephants, tigers, gorillas and pandas all at risk.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Prince Charles and his two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, are joining forces with 50 world leaders to fight against poachers who slaughter African elephants for their in demand tusks.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

African elephants could go extinct within 12 years, the latest survey shows — an accelerating decline reflected in a grim trend here at the U.S. government's warehouse for confiscated animal parts: the size of tusks is shrinking.
(The Denver Post - News, )

In China and other Asian countries, ivory is a status symbol for an emerging middle class, a situation some observers say is contributing to the huge spike reported this week in the death rate of African elephants at the hands of poachers.
(Janet Davison in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

Recent genomic research has prompted a petition that calls for the reclassification of African elephants from one threatened species to two endangered species, forest elephant and savannah elephant, to protect both from imminent extinction.
(Science Daily - News, )

In a new study, researchers examined the olfactory receptor repertoire encoded in 13 mammalian species and found that African elephants have the largest number of OR genes ever characterized; more than twice that found in dogs, and five times more than in humans.
(Science Daily - News, )

Female elephants fill their mothers' social roles after a matriarch dies, making pachyderm networks resilient to the effects of poaching.African elephants (Loxodonta africana) are organized in family groups of females, which are linked together to form 'bond' groups and loosely affiliated clans.
(Nature, )

Measuring 40 metres from its nose to the tip of its tail, standing 20 metres tall and weighing 77 tons — the equivalent of 14 African elephants — the animal is believed to be a new species of titanosaur, a huge herbivore of the long-necked sauropod group that lived in the Late Cretaceous period.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

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