December 2014 – Wrapping an elephant year
Andrea finally returned to Dzanga to an enthusiastic welcome from the locals
June 2014 – Diving elephants
We had two fantastic students from a local high school working with us all year as part of their study program. They investigated how elephant activity varied seasonally at a river where the elephants dive for minerals! Out of the office, Peter had an extremely challenging field trip to the Republic of Congo....
December 2013 – Rumbling in two voices
A fascinating study showing that elephants can produce rumbles from their mouths and from their trunks
August 2013 – A summer of elephants
ELP was busy this summer: Peter went to Cameroon to set up recorders, Andrea worked with Peter on her data from Dzanga while monitoring the situation in C.A.R., and we had two high-school volunteers Maya and Jonathan (pictured here) who were great!...
April 2013 – Trouble in the Central African Republic
The C.A.R has undergone a series of dramatic, violent political uprisings in recent months. A rebel group has overthown the leadership of President Gen. Francois Bozize. Andrea stayed at Dzanga Bai as long as she could, but finally decided it was too dangerous to stay, so she fled downriver under cover of darkness to the...