It was to be the closing ceremonies of a Sri Lanka festival on Thursday, where elephants are dressed up in splendid finery and marched through the streets ending in a celebration full of noise, fireworks … Read More
On Saturday, about 100 protesters rallied around “Happy” the elephant’s enclosure at the Bronx Zoo and demanded she be released to an animal sanctuary after living in isolation for the last 13 years. The group … Read More
A baby elephant, tied to his mother by a rope and chain, collapsed in exhaustion from the extreme heat while his mother gave rides to tourists in eastern Thailand late last week. The elephant calf, … Read More
Asian elephants have been hunted, captured and trained for more than 4,000 years. They are rarely bred in captivity since a female elephant is pregnant for 22 months, nurses her baby for two more years, … Read More
In Hoedspruit, South Africa, Riff Raff, the bull elephant will not be shot dead for knocking down fences and trampling on farmland. Animal activists have managed to secure a reprieve for the 45-year-old pachyderm.
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There continues to be an outpouring of disgust after the video of a trophy hunter surfaced, showing a man sneaking up on a sleeping lion and then shooting it. Guy Gorney, 64, of Manhattan, Illinois … Read More