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Female Elephant Dies In Odisha’s Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary

2020-11-02 - Angul, India. KalingaTV Bureau

A 25-year-old female elephant died while undergoing treatment at Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary in Odisha’s Angul district on Monday. According to reports, a team of forest officials spotted the the ailing female elephant during their routine patrolling in the forest yesterday. A calf aged around one-and-a-half-years was also found near the sick elephant.


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Orissa: Elephant Shankar"s home return! villagers under fear

2010-11-05 - Angul, India. Sangram Ranjan Nath

When Shankar arrived at Tikarpada Sakakosia wildlife forest, the villagers protested him. Shankar is now a well discussed elephant not only at Angul but also in Keonjhar area. Shankar a pet elephant who was enged for drive away the other wild elephant, and eco truism project at Telkoi Keonjhar district.


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Tusker turns berserk, kills mahout in Orissa

2009-11-05 - Angul, India.

A tusker from Nandankanan Zoo, trained to carry tourists in Satkosia forest of Orissa, went berserk and killed its mahout (keeper) at Tikarpara, about 60 km from here, official sources said today. The mahout, identified as Bimal Das, was taking the elephant out of the forest yesterday when the animal attacked him and pierced its tusk into his body, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), S Mishra said.


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Search on for injured tusker

2007-12-16 - Angul, India.

After a lull of one year, elephant poachers in Satkosia wild life Sanctuary have awaken to activity again. According to a report a tusker is running wild in Kadalikhola area under Majhipara reserve forest of Satkosia with a bullet lodged in its head. Blood stains were also found which proved the fact that the tusker was indeed hurt. Local residents suspect the poachers are on the look out for the injured tusker.


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Number of elephants go up in Satkosia

2007-05-11 - ANGUL, India.

The elephant population in Satkosia wild life sanctuary, a part of Mahanadi Elephant Reserve, has gone up within a span of two years, according to the just concluded census conducted in the area. According a reliable source, there are 145 elephants in the sanctuary area now as against 98 found in 2005 special census. The elephant population in 2002 in this part was 155.


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Corridor destruction, elephants stray into Orissa villages

2005-10-19 - Angul, Orissa, India.

Sarat Pradhan of Burukina village finds it risky to venture out of his home after the sunset as a herd of elephants, not seen in five years, are on prowl in his village. This is the scenario in village Burukina and adjoining 5 villages situated in Samal-Pabitranagar areas in Angul district. All this attributed to the destruction of natural corridors of elephant population across the state, which compels the pachyderms to stray into human habitat areas, wildlife experts said.


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Corridor destruction, elephants stray into Orissa villages

2005-10-19 - Angul, Orissa, India.

Sarat Pradhan of Burukina village finds it risky to venture out of his home after the sunset as a herd of elephants, not seen in five years, are on prowl in his village. This is the scenario in village Burukina and adjoining 5 villages situated in Samal-Pabitranagar areas in Angul district. All this attributed to the destruction of natural corridors of elephant population across the state, which compels the pachyderms to stray into human habitat areas, wildlife experts said.


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Orissa: Elephant Shankar"s home return! villagers under fear

0000-00-00 - Angul, India. Sangram Ranjan Nath

When Shankar arrived at Tikarpada Sakakosia wildlife forest, the villagers protested him. Shankar is now a well discussed elephant not only at Angul but also in Keonjhar area. Shankar a pet elephant who was enged for drive away the other wild elephant, and eco truism project at Telkoi Keonjhar district.


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6 Headlines about Elephants from Angul2020-11-02 - Angul, India - Female Elephant Dies In Odisha’s Satkosia Wildlife Sanctuary 2010-11-05 - Angul, India - Orissa: Elephant Shankar"s home return! villagers under fear 2009-11-05 - Angul, India - Tusker turns berserk, kills mahout in Orissa 2007-12-16 - Angul, India - Search on for injured tusker 2007-05-11 - ANGUL, India - Number of elephants go up in Satkosia 0000-00-00 - Angul, India - Orissa: Elephant Shankar"s home return! villagers under fear

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Third elephant calf born in Beekse Bergen

2024-02-20 - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands.

African elephant Punda has become the mother of a healthy elephant calf after a 22-month pregnancy. This is the third calf born in the Safari Park Beekse Bergen k in four months. Never before have thr...


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Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium’s elephant calf dies at age 2

2024-02-15 - Pittsburgh, United States.

The zoo said Tsuni died Thursday after a sudden, brief battle with elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). Her EEHV was detected through routine blood testing on Feb. 8, even though she presente...


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Farewell to Seoul"s oldest elephant passing at age of 59

2024-02-15 - Seoul, South Korea.

The oldest female elephant in South Korea passed away Tuesday at a zoo in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province, at the age of 59, zoo officials said Thursday. The female elephant, named Sakura, had suffered fr...


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A star is born: Baby elephant debuts

2024-01-30 - Bangalore, India.

The Bannerghatta Biological Park is brimming with excitement as it welcomes a delightful new addition—a baby boy elephant calf. This adorable arrival brings the elephant count in the Bannerghatta zo...


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Guruvayur Kannan, nine-time winner of elephant race, dies at 62

2024-01-27 - Guruvayur, India.

Elephant Kannan, of the Guruvayur Devaswom Elephant Camp, a nine-time winner of the festival-related elephant race, has passed away. His demise was around 5:30 pm on Saturday. The tusker's age at the ...


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A baby elephant is found dead

2024-01-27 - Koh Nhek, Cambodia.

Villagers found a baby elephant dead in Koh Nhek district, Mondulkiri province in the middle of the forest​ on January 26, 2024, suspected of being shot. Mondulkiri Provincial department of environm...


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Discoveries: The Evolutionary Edge of Elephant Trunks and Ancient Giants

2024-01-13 - Beijing, China.

A recent study published in the journal eLife has uncovered new findings on the development of dextrous trunks by indigenous elephants. According to Dr. Shi-Qi Wang, a senior author of the research, t...


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Alleged poaching kills 46-year-old Sumatran elephant in Riau park

2024-01-13 - Pekanbaru, Indonesia.

The Tesso Nilo National Park in Pelalawan District, Riau Province, again lost one of its Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximus sumatranus) after a poacher allegedly killed it for its tusks. The 46-year...


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Celebration of Elephants: A Must-see New Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History

2024-01-11 - New York, United States.

In a narrow but sprawling curatorial space at the uptown museum, The Secret World of Elephants, now opened, tells the story of elephant species and their relatives through life-size models, videos, gr...


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Workshop On Handling Human-Wildlife Conflicts

2024-01-11 - Mysore, India.

In response to the escalating threat posed by leopards, elephants and other wild animals in the Mysuru region, specialised task forces have been established to address the situation. A dedicated Leopa...


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Los Angeles Zoo mourns loss of 53-year-old Asian elephant Shaunzi

2024-01-04 - Los Angeles, United States.

The Los Angeles Zoo is grieving the death of 53-year-old Asian elephant Shaunzi. Zoo staff observed that Shaunzi was unable to stand up in her exhibit at around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, according t...


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