Baby elephant attacked after challenging bullThu, 28 Aug 2014 18:13:56 +0200
A gutsy elephant calf foolishly challenged a hulking buffalo bull to a head-on test of power. The cocky youngster got the gumption to provoke the beastly buffalo after he spotted...
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'Fences, speed limits to avoid elephant deaths'Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:36:04 +0200
The Centre has before the Supreme Court listed out measures undertaken by different state governments, including fencing, coordination of forest and railways staff and setting up speed limit, to prevent elephant deaths due to train-hit.Among the states,...
Mahout, kavadi protest hits elephant capture operationSun, 23 Mar 2014 18:33:23 +0100
Forest department has captured 10 of the 25 jumbos till dateThe arrest of a kavadi on charge of setting fire to Nagarahole National Park has affected the elephant capture operation in Hassan district.A few mahouts and kavadis of Mattigodu elephant camp,...
Lalit Modi linked to Prince Charles elephant charity: ReportSun, 09 Aug 2015 10:16:59 +0200
Indian Premier League (IPL) founder Lalit Modi, against whom a non-bailable warrant has been issued in a case of money laundering, gave at least USD 30,000 to a charity set up to protect elephants in India headed by Britains Prince Charles, a media report...
Workshop on elephant care at BBPThu, 28 May 2015 17:29:16 +0200
The Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) will hold a workshop in methods of elephant handling to mark the first anniversary of the arrival of rescued elephants on Friday.The park will also welcome the arrival of elephant Sunder, who was rescued by People...
Youth killed by elephants in BankuraSun, 01 Feb 2015 10:32:54 +0100
A 25-year-old youth was trampled to death by a herd of 12 elephants at Rakhadanga in Bankura district, forest officials said today.Sukanta Adhikary was trampled to death by the elephants last night, Sonamukhi-Patrasayar Forest Ranger Subhas Sarkar said.After...
Six elephants rescued from slush pondThu, 02 Apr 2015 17:49:44 +0200
Six elephants, including a young one, were rescued from a slush pond of Chikkathota coffee estate near Kedakal near Suntikoppa in the taluk on Thursday. Forest officials told Deccan Herald that the elephants might have entered the estate from the forest...
Japan’s oldest elephant diesFri, 27 May 2016 12:08:44 +0200
Animal lovers were mourning the death Hanako, who passed away “quietly” after spending most of her 69 years in captivity.
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Europe, Africa and the ‘elephant’Thu, 02 Jul 2015 01:00:13 +0200
The European Union Climate Diplomacy Day, which takes place annually on June 17 to highlight the positive climate action that is being taken around the globe in collaboration with the European Union and its member states, is a great initiative. During...
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Hanako, Japan’s oldest elephant, dies at age 69Thu, 26 May 2016 12:41:19 +0200
Hanako, the oldest elephant in Japan, died Thursday afternoon at Inokashira Park Zoo in Tokyo, the metropolitan government said. The beloved female was 69 years old. According to the metropolitan government, Hanako was found lying on the floor of her...
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Dad abandons kids to flee elephantsMon, 09 Feb 2015 15:35:44 +0100
A Botswana man turned tail and ran, leaving his children behind, when they came across a herd of elephant.
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Zoo caretaker hurt while trying to calm elephantsSun, 13 Sep 2015 16:40:32 +0200
The caretaker of elephants in the National Zoological Park here sustained injuries on Sunday morning when he fell in the enclosure while trying to separate two fighting animals.Zoo official R A Khan said three elephants in the park were let loose for...
Salary cap elephant in the room as Blackhawks await the coming upheavalThu, 18 Jun 2015 04:19:00 +0200
Except for a couple of hours of sleep followed by a meeting with coaches, a session with the media and, for captain Jonathan Toews, a call from President Barack Obama, it has been a raging party for the Blackhawks since they captured their third Stanley...