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Scientists want to save elephants through inspecting seized ivory
Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:00:00 +0100
Scientists are using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms.
© Cape Times
Peter Howell: At Sundance, Harvey Weinstein is the elephant that’s no longer in the room
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:35:18 +0100
Everybody’s still talking about Harvey Weinstein at Sundance, the festival he helped make famous.
© The Star
R300m special needs school a white elephant
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:38:00 +0100
A state-of-the-art government school for children with special needs in Lyndhurst is not being used because it doesn't have an occupational licence.
© Cape Times
Baby elephant rescued from village ditch
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:01:00 +0100
Rescue workers saved a baby elephant that fell into a ditch near a village in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, according to the publicity department of Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture.
© Shanghai Daily
Scientists studying seized ivory in search for clues in bid to save elephants from poachers
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 01:11:45 +0100
Scientists are using information gleaned from both illegal ivory art and elephant dung to provide clues that could help save the lives of pachyderms that ...
© Japan Times
Thailand seizes more than $450K worth of elephant tusks
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:09:27 +0100
BANGKOK — Thai authorities have seized 326 pounds of African elephant ivory, including three large tusks, worth around 15 million baht ($469,800) from a Bangkok airport. The haul from Nigeria consisted of the tusks and 31 tusk fragments that were seized...
© New York Post
Study finds war also hell for elephants, rhinos and hippos but DMZ impasse has been like a ‘park’
Wed, 10 Jan 2018 22:35:02 +0100
War is hell for wildlife, too. A new study finds that wartime is the biggest threat to Africa’s elephants, rhinos, hippos and other large animals.The ...
© Japan Times
Sabarimala pilgrim killed in elephant attack
Mon, 08 Jan 2018 04:28:02 +0100
A 30-year-old man was killed in an elephant attack in the trekking path leading to the Lord Ayyappa Temple in early hours on Monday. The deceased was identified as R Nitesh Kumar, a resident of Chennai. Kumar was attacked at about 1.30 am on Monday, while...
© Deccan Herald
Ivory move ‘China’s new year gift to the elephant’
Sun, 31 Dec 2017 17:01:00 +0100
THE doors to the ivory trade in China closed yesterday, and the world starts 2018 a step closer to a land free of the slaughter of endangered animals. China honors its commitment to ending commercial
© Shanghai Daily
Villager killed driving elephant away from community
Thu, 28 Dec 2017 11:50:31 +0100
SA KAEO: A citizen policeman who tried to drive a wild elephant away from his community single-handed at night was later found trampled to death in a sugarcane field in Khlong Hat district.
© Bangkok Post
Orphaned Myanmar elephants blanketed against cold
Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:24:00 +0100
When an unexpectedly cold front from China descended on parts of Southeast Asia this past week, people in Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia bundled up in coats to stave off the region’s unusual weather. But what’s an elephant to do?
© Bangkok Post
'Am I going to get out of here alive?' In one of Africa's most dangerous corners, a fight to the death for the elephants
Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:00:00 +0100
Garamba National Park in northeastern Congo is one of the most dangerous places to be a wildlife ranger and one of the most difficult places to save elephants from rampaging militias.
© LA Times
Guinea worm, river blindness and elephantiasis are among the world's neglected tropical diseases. A battle is on to wipe them out
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:00:00 +0100
One infection known as dracunculiasis can cause people to suffer a burning blister that bursts as a parasite called the Guinea worm breaks through the skin. Another one, elephantiasis, causes grotesque swelling in limbs. Yet another, known as river blindness,...
© LA Times

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Baby elephant attacked after challenging bull
Thu, 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...
© New York Post
We’re eating the ANC elephant piece by piece: Malema
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 15:50:38 +0200
EFF leader Julius Malema has thanked Marikana residents for voting the ANC out of the ward where koppie on which 34 miners died in 2012 is situated.
© Cape Times
'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,...
© Deccan Herald
Indian girl born with ‘elephant’s trunk’ hailed as Hindu god
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 15:27:52 +0200
The yet-to-be-named girl was born with a bulge that obscures her nose, according to a report. Doctors said a gene mutation combined with possible malnutrition gave the girl the protuberance.
© NY Daily News
Mahout, kavadi protest hits elephant capture operation
Sun, 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,...
© Deccan Herald
Youth killed by elephants in Bankura
Sun, 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...
© Deccan Herald
Workshop on elephant care at BBP
Thu, 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...
© Deccan Herald
Lalit Modi linked to Prince Charles elephant charity: Report
Sun, 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...
© Deccan Herald
Japan’s oldest elephant dies
Fri, 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.
© Cape Times
Dad abandons kids to flee elephants
Mon, 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.
© Cape Times
Hanako, Japan’s oldest elephant, dies at age 69
Thu, 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...
© Japan Times
Six elephants rescued from slush pond
Thu, 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...
© Deccan Herald
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...
© The Punch
Salary cap elephant in the room as Blackhawks await the coming upheaval
Thu, 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...
© Chicago Tribune
Zoo caretaker hurt while trying to calm elephants
Sun, 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...
© Deccan Herald
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