Journal of the African Elephant, African Rhino and Asian Rhino Specialist Groups

Thank you for visiting the Pachyderm website. The Editorial Board is excited to announce to our readership that the next issue of Pachyderm, issue 56 will be published in August 2015, and incorporate relevant news covering July 2014-June 2015. All prospective authors who have already submitted material for issue 56 will be contacted shortly. We are pleased to inform you that Susie Goss has accepted the offer of becoming the managing editor of Pachyderm. Susie is a communications specialist with over 20 years’ experience, focusing on environmental issues relating to biodiversity, conservation, climate change and sustainability, and recently served as a Programme Officer on Knowledge Management for UN-REDD. She holds an MSc in Environmental decision-making. If you are interested in being a reviewer, please register on and also let Debbie Gibson, Kees Rookmaaker and Susie Goss know that you are ready and willing to help out. Your efforts really do contribute to keeping Pachyderm in high demand. Elephant related material to both Debbie and Susie, and rhino related material to Kees Rookmaaker at and Susie - All past issues of Pachyderm remain accessible to the public. The Editorial Board

No 55 (2014): January - June 2014

Cover Page
Angolan authorities rarely inspect the displays of ivory in Mercado do Artesanato in Luanda, resulting in the largest quantity of illegal ivory on sale in southern Africa.
Credit: Lucy Vigne