By Bianca T. Esposito, NWNL Research Intern (Edited by Alison M. Jones, NWNL Director) NWNL research intern Bianca T. Esposito is a Syracuse University senior studying Biology and Economics. Her summer research was on the nexus of biodiversity and water resources. She already has 3 NWNL blogs on African and N American watershed species: Wild v … Continue reading Surprisingly Similar: Deer and Elephant
For 30 years NWNL has studied Kenya’s iconic, charismatic jumbos that create water access for so many other species in the Mara River Basin. What can you do to celebrate and help elephants? (scroll down for a few ideas 🙂 ) Participate in the #elegram project ---------> and tell others to participate too! Send an … Continue reading Happy World Elephant Day!
The African savannah elephant is the largest land mammal in the world. In folklore, elephants are known for not forgetting. For the African savannah elephant, memory is a tool for surviving challenges that may come intermittently over decades. Long-term memory tends to be vested in the older females, called matriarchs, without which the herd could … Continue reading An elephant’s memory of water