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Found the most beautiful place I have ever been to.

The past days have been incredible. The very alone Christmas was not as lonely as I had thought it might be, the Kilimanjaro was more visible than the days before, and the second National Park is breathtaking. 213 more words


The World Lost Two Magnificent Elephants in 2014

May 30: Satao, 45-46: One of Africa’s last ‘great tuskers,’ Satao had tusks weighing over 100 pounds. He was found poisoned to death by poachers in Kenya. 419 more words

The Loss of Satao

Beloved African Elephant Killed for Ivory


National Geographic has written about ‘Kenya’s most adored elephant’. This is a sad month for Tsavo National Park. 60 more words


Satao, one of Africa's largest elephants, killed by poachers for ivory tusks weighing more than 45 kg

One of Africa‚Äôs last “great tuskers,” elephants with ivory weighing more than 45 kilograms, has been poisoned by poachers in Kenya.

The bull, named Satao, and likely to have been born in the late 1960s, succumbed to wounds from poison darts in a remote corner of Tsavo National Park, where he had migrated to find fresh water after recent storms. 550 more words