Bees and Black Mambas – recruiting new bee-lievers

Black Mambas

  We are thrilled to announce the expansion and next stage of our successful “Bees, Trees, Elephants and People Programme”.  Elephants Alive will be training the award-winning, all-female Black Mamba Anti-Poaching Unit to become bee-keepers. We now share Headquarters with the Black Mambas within the Greater Kruger National Park on the border of the Associated…

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The story of Fortunate the Elephant


Despite the lockdown in South Africa, elephant conservation continues. Fortunate the elephant had finally been spotted! This handsome bull elephant was first collared by Elephants Alive in 2015 and has played a crucial part in pioneering research, trying to understand why elephants are attracted to the Phalaborwa mine.  This large, open-cast mine is situated on…

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