No freedom for Happy: Lonely Bronz Zoo elephant denied personhood

Happy the elephant will remain at the Bronx Zoo. On Tuesday, the New York Court of Appeals decided she was not entitled to legal personhood, and therefore she has no rights to bodily liberty. The … Read More

Elephant tramples woman to death, then returns to funeral to attack her again

Last week, a 70-year-old woman in India suffered fatal injuries after she was attacked by an elephant who had escaped from the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary. In a truly bizarre twist, the same elephant showed up … Read More

Elephants dying from plastics consumed at dumpsite

Endangered elephants are dying after consuming plastics at a dumpsite in Sri Lanka. As reported by the Associated Press, two more dead elephants have been discovered at the open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka, … Read More

Suspected poacher likely trampled by elephant

Park officials believe that a deceased person found in a South African national park was fatally trampled by an elephant. On October 22, the Kruger National Park Tweeted about the discovery, and outlined their belief … Read More

Heartwarming visit from orphaned elephant to her keeper after 8 years and brings her baby along

An orphaned elephant raised by the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya nearly 20 years ago, and who later joined a wild herd a few years later when full grown, returned to the trust to “say … Read More

Mom elephant tramples crocodile to death protecting her baby

In a rare video posted on Tuesday, capturing a protective mother elephant in the safari footage app Latest Sightings, a crocodile was trampled to death by a very protective elephant mom.

“This unlucky crocodile

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Father arrested for dropping his child into elephant habitat at San Diego Zoo

In San Diego, a father who took his young child to the zoo and dropped the toddler into the elephant habitat on Friday has been arrested and charged with child endangerment and trespassing in a … Read More

Huge crowd laughs hysterically as they chase frightened elephant down street

In an appalling display of animal cruelty in India, a social media user on Twitter posted a disturbing video of an elephant being chased away by a group of local citizens. The video, tweeted by … Read More

Indian billionaire’s tacky tweet showing elephant dressed in jeans raises animal cruelty questions

An Indian billionaire businessman, who often shares his thoughts and photos on Twitter, has been receiving substantial backlash after sharing a photo of an elephant made to wear jeans and a t-shirt being led along … Read More

Mahouts tied elephant to tree and whipped her for disobeying caught on video

In Chennai, India, two mahouts tied a 19-year-old female elephant to a tree this week and purposely beat her on her legs while the defenseless pachyderm screamed out in pain. A video, taken by an … Read More