The author would like to thank Big Five Tours & Expeditions for providing the Addo Elephant National Park
tour and accommodations at Elephant House.
While visiting South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park
, I noticed an elephant bull trying to shove his way into a water hole.
Such sentiments are echoed by animal rights groups such the International Fund for Animal Welfare, which has just spent around US$2 million (1.3 million [pounds sterling]) buying 4,000 hectares of farmland to extend South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park
. The group has donated the cash with one proviso: that no elephants are culled in the park.
The mum and calf were then reunited at Addo Elephant National Park
in South Africa.
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Currie compared costs and the outcomes at seven sites including: protected areas -- a large conservation area designated in its entirety for rhino protection (South Africa's Kruger National Park), and a smaller, clearly identified zone within a larger area (Kenya's Tsavo East National Park); sanctuaries -- small, intensely managed, high-security `breeding banks' that release rhinos into protected larger areas (the AWF-supported Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary in Tsavo West National Park, South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park
and the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in Laikipia, Kenya); and captivity sites (the White Oak Captive Breeding Center in Florida and Cincinnati Zoo).
But his mum protected him from the more boisterous youngsters as they charged around South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park