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
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
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
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
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
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
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