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Suspected Poacher Gets Trampled to Death by Elephant Then Eaten by a Pride of Lions
Only the man's skull and his pants were retrieved by rangers at South Africa's Kruger National Park.
Scientists Reawaken Cells From a 28,000-Year-Old Mammoth
Yuka the woolly mammoth died a long time ago, but scientists gave her cells a short second life in mouse egg cells.
Voluptuous Women Ride Elephants and Ostriches in These "Ironic" Sculptures
Italian sculptor Matthias Verginer hopes his work encourages people to accept themselves.
Relapse: Facing Canada's Opioid Crisis
Everything You Should Know About Carfentanil, the Drug Even Deadlier Than Fentanyl
It's allegedly been used as a chemical weapon and is an elephant tranquilizer—now, it's being spiked into heroin.
A Hyperrealistic Sculptor Finds Freedom in a Fragmented Exhibition
Artist Daniel Firman finds curatorial freedom in the mission of one Turkish gallery.
Remembering Alan Clarke, the King of Bleak, Violent British Cinema
The auteur died 25 years ago, leaving behind films about borstal life, soccer hooliganism, and British skinheads, influencing the likes of Gus Van Sant and Harmony Korine in the process.
Robert Mugabe Wants to Eat a Lion for His Birthday
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will celebrate his 91st birthday this month in style, blowing out the candles on a feast of two elephants, two buffalo, two sables, five impalas, and a lion worth $120,000 in total.
PREMIERE: Watch Elephant's Heartbreaking Video for "TV Dinner"
Hug somebody this holiday season.
South African Environment Minister: 'We Appreciate Western Help Against Poaching — But We Need Asia's'
Amid an alarming surge in elephant and rhino killings, Edna Molewa tells VICE News why South Africa is considering drastic steps — and why marches in the West won't end the problem.
VICE News Capsule
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks behind the headlines. This week, Al Jazeera journalists detained in Egypt face 15 years in prison, Kenyan police seize hundreds of elephant tusks, and the Thai military sweeps the country for weapons.
When They Ate the Zoo, Nobody Wanted to Touch the Hippo
Amid the bombardments, famine, and extreme state of emergency during the Siege of Paris in 1870, Parisians demanded haute cuisine. That Christmas, one of the city's greatest chefs, Alexandre Étienne Choron, cooked an elaborate banquet meal of...
The Race to Save Elephants Being Wiped Out by Organized Crime and Jihadists
The illegal poaching industry in South Africa has gotten so profitable that criminal gangs and even Islamist extremists are getting involved.