Elephants can eat 300 pounds (~136 kilograms) of food and 30 to 50 gallons of water in just a single day.
Jeanette Dickson
Christine Kidd
Joy Mooney
Human-wildlife conflict is a major threat facing Africa's elephants.

AWF recruits, trains, and equips wildlife scouts from local communities to deter poachers and prevent elephants from destroying crops. This reduces conflict with elephants and provides additional income for the communities.

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Humanwildlife conflict is a major threat facing Africa's elephants
Lee Bauer
Mary Wilkins
Gail Nicholas
Japan’s largest e-commerce retailer, Rakuten, still allows the sale of legal ivory on its platform. These sales contribute to the slaughter of as many as 30,000 elephants each year. You can help #StopTheIvoryTrade by signing AWF's letter to Rakuten's president. Take action. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Japans largest ecommerce retailer Rakuten still allows the sale of legal ivory
Sammy Almaita
Kathy Spragg Rhee
Pascal Vander Goten
Seventy-eight percent of elephant, rhinoceros, great ape, and large carnivore populations supported by AWF are either stable or increasing in size.
Seventyeight percent of elephant rhinoceros great ape and large carnivore popula
Kuba Hasny
Sandra Cihla
Kay Malan
In 2013, the conviction rate of wildlife crimes in Kenya was 43 percent. Today, it's more than 90 percent. [ Bit.ly Link ]
In 2013 the conviction rate of wildlife crimes in Kenya was 43
Rusty Rucker
John Franklin Snr
Linda Witte
Relative to their size, servals have the longest legs of all cats. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Relative to their size servals have the longest legs of all cats
Deborah Fisher
Marie Bajard
Karen Black
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Ben Triana
Rob Haine
Nancy Roberts
A new study found evidence that the illegal wildlife trade now exists on the Darknet. [ Bit.ly Link ]
A new study found evidence that the illegal wildlife trade now exists on the Darknet
Gillian Sernich
Cheryl Drayer
Suzanne Kirn
Baboons don't have a prehensile tail, but they can still climb. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Richard Vlasaty
Jessi Ojeda
Molly Scott
AWF is proud to partner with Toys''R''Us to help the students of Classroom Africa’s Manyara Ranch Primary School experience the national parks in their backyard and become future conservation leaders. [ Bit.ly Link ]
AWF is proud to partner with ToysRUs to help the students of
Annette Peterson
Catherine J Fusco
Happy #WorldGiraffeDay!
Happy WorldGiraffeDay
Patty Auger Kundrat
Maxine Eggleston
Alexis Martinez Jr.
Eighty-seven percent of all AWF donations go directly to conservation programs that protect Africa's iconic wildlife and wild lands.
Eightyseven percent of all AWF donations go directly to conservation programs that
Matt Pavkovic
Joy Mooney
Nick Moracha
Poaching isn't the only threat elephants face. Habitat loss and human-wildlife conflict are also significant challenges.

AWF works with local communities to give the world's largest land mammal room to roam. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Glenda Payne
John Barnaby
Valerie Cook
Gary Austin
Carole Bennett Huden
Nolene Tungate
Every year, hundreds of thousands of zebras travel 1,800 miles (~2,900 km) from Tanzania’s Serengeti plains to Kenya in search of food and water. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Tricia Taylor Jaram
Kenya B Paley
Charlie Whittaker
AWF supports 60 research and conservation projects that help protect 80 species.
AWF supports 60 research and conservation projects that help protect 80 species
Stephanie Jones
Hannah Maclean
Joanne Smith
Do you know which of these species is the fastest?
Do you know which of these species is the fastest
Hannah Maclean
Jennie Marx
Migle Spike
Last Chance: There are just hours left to join actor and animal advocate Candice Bergen for her wildlife hero challenge.

Beloved species like lions, elephants, and rhinos are on track to extinction in a few short decades. That's why Candice Bergen gave AWF $50,000 to fight the threats these species face. And she wants you to join her. Become a wildlife hero. Donate by midnight! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Last Chance There are just hours left to join actor and animal
John Barnaby
Sue Wheeler
Janet Langlands
Hippos can eat 88 pounds (44kg) of grass in a single day.
Fernanda De Marchi Assunção
Joan Goodwin Connor
Nancy Giacci
AWF trained 624 law enforcement officers from April 2015 to November 2016.
AWF trained 624 law enforcement officers from April 2015 to November 2016
Cheryl Bradley
Wendy Verhagen
Michael Patterson