The Canberra Times
Wednesday, 6 December 2023

Pain of translocation

By Rosslyn Beeby
Updated April 18 2018 - 9:58pm, first published March 5 2012 - 3:00am

Do elephants forget? Not too easily, it seems, when there's a high level of stress involved. New research has shown it may take up to seven years for African elephants to recover from the trauma of being captured, tranquilised and transported to new territory.

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