Man flogs crying elephant in head previous to Buddhist parade ritual

In a disturbing video, an elephant trainer straddled the back of an elephant in Sri Lanka in a river appearing to give him a bath before a ritual Buddhist parade. The man repeatedly beats the … Read More

Starving elephant photo goes viral: Sri Lanka withdraws her from parade

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

Elephant being beaten to lie down accidentally crushed his trainer

In Kerala, India, an elephant trainer was accidentally crushed to death after he hit the elephant so hard the man lost his balance and fell underneath the animal.

According to Mail Online, video of … Read More

Loneliest elephant ‘unlawfully imprisoned’ at the Bronx Zoo claim

Happy could be the loneliest elephant at the Bronx Zoo, and on Tuesday the 47-year-old Asian elephant was named in a lawsuit charging she has been “unlawfully imprisoned” by making her living in isolation with … Read More

Terrified circus elephant fell and toppled into audience during performance

A terrified circus elephant performing in Osnabruck, Germany on Wednesday in one of Germany’s largest circuses, accidentally bumped into another elephant carrying a female performer and toppled into the audience.

Fortunately no one was seriously … Read More

South African big game hunter crushed by elephant falling on top of him

In Zimbabwe, a professional South African big game hunter was killed on Friday after an elephant shot by a member of the group fell. Theunis Botha, 51, had been walking with his friends when three … Read More

Atork the Elephant suffered 2-hours before dying after authorities used AK-47

Tourists visiting eastern Cambodia who wanted better pictures of a 60-year-old elephant and begged the handler to unchain the animal, watched as police opened fire on Atork the elephant after he trampled his owner to … Read More

Viral photo of elephants sharing one last moment together is heartbreaking

The viral photo of two elephants sharing one last moment together, as their trunks touch and their eyes longingly gaze upon each other, sadly reminds us how heartless humans can surely be. A Facebook image, … Read More

American trophy hunter ‘cries’ after shooting elephant for his ivory tusk

A professional hunter and his wealthy American client spent days in northern Namibia (neighboring  ‎Zambia and Zimbabwe) tracking down game prey including buffalo, zebra and leopard. The client’s biggest priority was to kill an elephant, … Read More