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Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan dies

2024-03-26 - Kochi, India.

Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan, 55, 55, died at Mangalamkunnu in Palakkad on Monday. The elephant owned by M A Haridasan had been under treatment for the past few months.


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More escort elephants must not be allowed at temple festivals: High Court

2022-04-15 - Kochi, India.

The High Court has directed that the government\'s order not to allow more escort elephants than existing ones must be complied with in festivals and other functions at temples under the Travancore Devaswom Board. A division bench comprising Justice Anil K Narendran and Justice PG Ajithkumar passed the order on a petition filed by Ambalapuzha native P Premakumar seeking action against the culprits in connection with the death of the elephant named Ambalapuzha Vijayakrishnan owned by the Devaswom...


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Mahout critically injured after being gored by elephant in Kochi

2021-12-25 - Kochi, India.

A Mahout was critically injured after an elephant he was giving a shower forward of parading in reference to a temple ritual turned violent and gored him. The Mahout recognized as Ratnakaran (57) of Onakkoor suffered a deep wound on his rib and was rushed to a non-public hospital close by. “The wound caused by the tusk is fairly deep. We have moved him into ventilator,” stated hospital sources. The elephant recognized as Polakulam Vishu Narayanan was dropped at the temple as a part of the pa...


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The elephant calf after it was rescued

Elephant calf rescued after falling into abandoned pit in Kerala, released in wild

2020-09-22 - KOCHI, India.

An elephant calf that fell into an abandoned pit was rescued and released in the wild by the forest department on Tuesday. The herd had entered a farm land close to the forest in search of food when the calf fell in the pit.


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Captive Elephants Rules Amendment an Eyewash

2015-11-09 - Kochi, India.

In a serious lapse on the part of the State Government, the much touted Captive Elephants (Management and Maintenance) Rules - 2012, framed for preventing abuse of elephants, was not tabled in the Assembly before being notified as a rule.

Replying to an RTI query, the State Information Officer stated that the examination carried out by the Information Commission had showed that there was no record to prove that the Captive Elephants (Management and Maintenance) Rules-2012 (SRO No ...


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Sonepur ban may hit supply of elephants to Kerala

2015-11-05 - KOCHI, India.

Supply of elephants — those bling-bedecked pachyderms that take pride of place at the state´s numerous temple festivals — to Kerala could be drying up. That´s because trade in the large mammals has been banned at the annual Sonepur cattle fair in Bihar, the biggest source for the creatures in recent years.


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Peruvaram Mahadeva temple: Squad checks on jumbos after complaint

2014-05-04 - Kochi, India.

Following a complaint that wounded jumbos were being paraded at the Peruvaram Mahadeva temple at Paravur, a five-member flying squad of the forest department inspected the elephants being readied for the ´kazcha seeveli´ ritual on Saturday evening. We´ve found a wound near the knee of an elephant, Mangalakunnu Karnan. But Dr Gireesh, the veterinarian who issued fitness certificates for the jumbos said the wound is not as severe as to cause pain to the animal.


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The elephant that killed its mahout and smashed part of a house in Thevara on Tuesday evening.

Only 1 licensed vet in Kochi to dart rampaging animals. Shortage of hands for sedating restive elephants a cause for concern

2014-02-06 - Kochi, India.

Don’t blame it on the veterinarians if they arrive late to dart restive wild animals as Kochi has only one licensed government veterinarian for the jumbo job. Though there is enough number of government veterinarians in the district who can dart the animals, including elephants, only one has the licence to pick up the dart gun and fire to sedate them. And it may take hours for making his service available as proved in the city on Tuesday. It took nearly three hours for the veterinarian to arr...


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Foot-and-mouth disease hits elephant rental business

2013-12-29 - Kochi, India.

The foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) that has afflicted domestic cattle in southern States is looking to threaten an unexpected sector — Kerala’s flourishing elephant rental business. The rental business’ high season has just opened and elephant owners are flush with bookings. In the case of certain top-end elephants with high brand value, the booking is for four or five months in advance. But the FMD outbreak in the State over a month ago left thousands of cattle infected. Though the airborne...


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The elephant kraal in Kodanad, near Perumbavoor, which has a long tradition of taming elephants in the State, is in a state of disrepair

Dearth of money, rare timber holding up repair of elephant kraal in Kodanad

2013-11-03 - Kochi, India.

Dearth of money and a serious shortage of hardwood kambakam (Hopea parviflora) is holding up repair work on the famed elephant kraal (aanakkood) at Kodanad, a village whose history is intimately linked to the tradition of capture and taming of wild elephants.


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The elephant catcher from Kochi

2013-10-24 - Kochi, India.

Juhaim Ibnu Abdul Jabbar, 22, is studying engineering at Toc H Institute of Science and Technology, Kochi. The name of my device is EDD (Elephant Deterrent Device). When elephants run wild, they end up dying in rail accidents or they become a threat to people on the streets, farmers and crops. My device can avert these tragedies.


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Elephant death raises Anthrax fear

2011-09-26 - Kochi, India.

The unnatural death of an elephant, suspected of Anthrax, at the Periyar Tiger Reserve a couple of days ago has raised fears of an epidemic outbreak. With Forest Veterinary officials suspecting symptoms of Anthrax in the animal, samples have been sent for detailed tests. A final confirmation will be made only after the results of the tests are out. It was last week that a female elephant was found dead at Vallakkadavu range, opposite to Nellikkampetti in the Thekkady range. The forest officials ...


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An elephant chases a car in Wayanad.

The conflict between elephants and humans has no winners

2011-09-13 - Kochi, India. Jose Kurian

Just two days ago wild elephants went on a rampage after they strayed into human inhabitations in the hamlets adjoining the jungles of Palakkad district. Man-animal conflict is a continuing story in the State’s jungle zones. For thousands of families living either within the jungles or contiguous to them, life has become dangerous. The elephants, for their part, bear the brunt of man’s commercial greed that has blocked their natural corridors.


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Tusker succumbs to injuries caused by Mahouts

2011-06-07 - Kochi, India.

A 42yearold elephant, which was suffering from serious injuries, died at Choondi near Muvattupuzha on Monday. The Forest Department has started looking into the circumstances that led to the death of the animal. Officials said the elephant died near Pariyaram Mahavishnu Temple where it was camped for the past few days. The mahout of the elephant Viswanathan also stayed near the temple. According to forest officials, tusker Nayarambalam Ramankutty, owned by the Nayarambalam NSS Trust, died on Mon...


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Rent an elephant for Rs.75,000 a day this season

2011-03-20 - Kochi, India.

Elephant owners in the state have increased the daily rentals of their elephants as temples in the state have ushered into this year’s festival season. They, however, justify the hike in rentals citing a variety of factors including the steep rise in the price of essential commodities and decreasing number of captive elephants.


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Elephant charging jeep in kerala, india

2009-12-17 - Kochi, India. theanand


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Controversy over Elephant’s burial

2009-09-05 - Kochi, India.

The burial of an elephant, which reportedly died of anthrax in Perumbavoor on Thursday, has kicked up a controversy. There are allegations that the pachyderm was buried, near the Muvattupuzha river, unscientifically and could pose a threat of polluting the river, a source of potable water in the district.
The Elephant Lovers Association has demanded an inquiry into the death of the elephant. It was on Thursday that Unnikrishnan, an elephant owned by a saw mill owner in Perumbavoor, died.


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Baby elephant chews explosive, dies

2009-02-13 - Kochi, India.

A four-year-old elephant died in Neryamangalam forest of Kerala's Idukki district after it chewed a fire cracker left by people living on the forest fringes to kill wild boars. The elephant, which was found on Tuesday with an infected mouth, died on Wednesday morning. Workers cutting bamboo inside the forest saw the elephant lying on the ground and informed forest guards. Conservator of forests (Kottayam high range circle), Bennychan Thomas, said the cause of the injury which led to its death wa...


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Woman killed by elephant

2009-02-06 - Kochi, India.

A woman was killed by an elephant at a temple here, triggering a stampede which left at least 19 others injured. The elephant caught hold of the woman by its trunk and flung her in the air. The others were injured in the subsequent stampede. Of the injured, the condition of three women is stated to be serious, police said. As part of the festivities in the temple, seven caparisoned elephants had been lined up at the temple grounds.


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Mass following: A file picture of spectators during pooram in Thrissur. Hotels and flats in the town make arrangements on their terraces for people to witness the festival, charging Rs750-1,000 per person.Liquor sales, too, see an increase during the fes

Festival brings business to Thrissur’s hotels, bars

2008-04-14 - Kochi, India.

Around 70 elephants will be readied for the festival, said K. Manoharan, president of the Paramekkavu temple committee. The committee puts up a gallery for foreign tourists to witness the festival, and 350-400 tourists are accommodated there annually. Care is taken to ensure that the elephants are given sufficient water and food and not made to stand under the scorching sun. Elephants have killed several people in the state last year, including during temple festivals that are mostly held during...


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Kochi collector M.S.Manoj has jumbo album on jumbos

2008-04-03 - Kochi, India. Juhan Samuel

A man in Kochi has raised a huge collection of news and photographs of Indian elephants culled from various dailies or other published materials. M.S.Manoj's collection includes photographs and news of accidents on railway tracks, temple festival, transportation of jumbos in vehicles and their plight, the famous Asiad Appu of India, and various other related issues ever happened in India. He started collecting news and pictures related to elephants in 1990 after coming across a news of his villa...


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Elephant economics rule in Kerala fests

2008-02-22 - Kochi, India. Ajayan

If elephants were stocks their price to tail-hair multiples would give a good indication of whether they are over-valued or not. Some revel in the prestige of owning an elephant but all talk of numbers is avoided because Indian laws do not allow animals to be used for commercial purposes


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Film stars seek ban on entry of elephants in urban areas

2007-09-20 - Kochi, India.

Film personalities, including Dilip Kumar and John Abraham, have taken up the cause of elephants by urging all states to ban the entry of the animals into urban areas. Dilip Kumar and his wife Saira Banu, Abraham, Raveena Tandon, Yana Gupta, Rahul Khanna and Celina Jaitley are among those who have signed a petition of the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals that asks all chief ministers not to allow elephants to enter urban areas.


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Court nod for elephant parading: Modifies its earlier order and sets guidelines for Thrissur Pooram

2007-04-13 - Kochi, India.

The Kerala High Court on Thursday modified its earlier order prohibiting parading of elephants from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in festivals with respect to the Thrissur Pooram and allowed the parading of elephants during the above timings during festivals on certain conditions. The court modified its order as it felt that the Pooram was not just a temple festival but a festival of all the people in Thrissur district. Besides, the secretaries gave the assurance that the elephants would be properly fed an...


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Overuse, cruelty driving elephants to madness

2007-03-31 - KOCHI, India. K.S. Sudhi

Kerala, the home to most number of captive elephants, is fast becoming their torture ground as well. Parading the animals in musth, stretching their working hours beyond reasonable limits, provocation by public and cruelty by mahouts are driving the elephants to madness. K.C. Panicker, secretary of the Elephant Welfare Association, said the incidents of elephants running wild could be controlled if the elephants in musth were not paraded.


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Elephants to wear microchips from today

2007-03-07 - Kochi, United States.

Elephants in the Ernakulam district will wear microchips from today as part of an initiative by the State Forest Department. The microchips would be embedded in the skin behind the left ear of the elephants. Each elephant will be given a 10-digit code, which will serve as the e-ID of the animal. Elephant Care, an organisation engaged in `providing a decent environment and congenial life to the domesticated elephants,' is the facilitator. Forest Department veterinary surgeon E.K. Easwaran is lea...


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Mahouts in Kerala to be insured

2006-09-24 - Kochi, India.

'We will give free insurance cover for 500 mahouts on Nov 18 - the first day of the Tripunithura Temple festival' said E. Nandakumar, secretary of Elephant Care. The society hopes that in due course they will be able to extend the insurance cover to all mahouts in the state. There are around 700 captive elephants and nearly 1,400 mahouts in Kerala.


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Baby elephant rescued from river in Nilambur forests

2006-07-07 - Kochi, India.

A two-month old baby elephant which was being washed away in a river has been rescued by tribals and brought to the Elephant Care Centre at Kodanad near Perumbavoor, about 40 km from here. The animal had accidently wandered away from a herd of wild elephants in Nilambur forests and fallen into the river. Senior veterinary surgeon, Dr S Salim, examined the elephant yesterday. She is being fed milk, tender coconuts, glucose and complan, the sources said.


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PIL seeking probe into elephants death dismissed

2006-07-05 - Kochi, India.

The Kerala High Court today dismissed a PIL seeking a probe into the capture and subsequent death of the rogue elephant 'Kolakolli', which had spread terror in the Peppara Wild Life Sanctuary near Thiruvananthapuram last month. The petitioners, People for Animals, Thiruvananthapuram, Wild Life Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre, Bangalore, India Projects for Animals and Nature, Tamil Nadu, had sought appropriate action against those responsible, including Chief Wild Life warden and other forest of...


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Elephant experts and mahouts in Kerala to be honoured

2006-01-27 - Kochi, India.

Five leading elephant experts and 100 mahouts in Kerala will be honoured for the first time - and the latter will also get free insurance. Balakrishna Shenoy, vice president of Elephant Care, an NGO, told IANS: "The function is unique because this is being jointly organised by the Kerala forest department, the Elephant Owners Welfare Association and us." The event will take place Saturday.


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Kerala HC asks Devaswom Boards to properly maintain elephants

2005-09-07 - Kochi, India.

The Kerala High Court today directed the Travancore and Kochi Devaswom Boards to take necessary steps as required under the Captive Elephants (Management and Maintenance) rules, 2003 to protect the elephants under their control. A Division Bench comprising Justice R Bhaskaran and Justice J M James warned the Devaswom Boards that inaction in this regard would be viewed seriously and the Devaswom officers would be liable to answer for their lapses.


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Forest Dept considering genetic database of tigers, elephants

2005-05-12 - KOCHI, India.

The state Forest Department is considering to create a genetic database of elephant and tiger population in the state to counter the threat of poaching and secure sufficient scientific evidence for court convictions. The department has held talks in this regard with the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, the agency that premiered gathering of forensic evidence through DNA fingerprinting in the state.


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32 Headlines about Elephants from KOCHI2024-03-26 - Kochi, India - Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan dies 2022-04-15 - Kochi, India - More escort elephants must not be allowed at temple festivals: High Court 2021-12-25 - Kochi, India - Mahout critically injured after being gored by elephant in Kochi 2020-09-22 - KOCHI, India - Elephant calf rescued after falling into abandoned pit in Kerala, released in wild 2015-11-09 - Kochi, India - Captive Elephants Rules Amendment an Eyewash 2015-11-05 - KOCHI, India - Sonepur ban may hit supply of elephants to Kerala 2014-05-04 - Kochi, India - Peruvaram Mahadeva temple: Squad checks on jumbos after complaint 2014-02-06 - Kochi, India - Only 1 licensed vet in Kochi to dart rampaging animals. Shortage of hands for sedating restive elephants a cause for concern 2013-12-29 - Kochi, India - Foot-and-mouth disease hits elephant rental business 2013-11-03 - Kochi, India - Dearth of money, rare timber holding up repair of elephant kraal in Kodanad 2013-10-24 - Kochi, India - The elephant catcher from Kochi 2011-09-26 - Kochi, India - Elephant death raises Anthrax fear 2011-09-13 - Kochi, India - The conflict between elephants and humans has no winners 2011-06-07 - Kochi, India - Tusker succumbs to injuries caused by Mahouts 2011-03-20 - Kochi, India - Rent an elephant for Rs.75,000 a day this season 2009-12-17 - Kochi, India - Elephant charging jeep in kerala, india 2009-09-05 - Kochi, India - Controversy over Elephant’s burial 2009-02-13 - Kochi, India - Baby elephant chews explosive, dies 2009-02-06 - Kochi, India - Woman killed by elephant 2008-04-14 - Kochi, India - Festival brings business to Thrissur’s hotels, bars 2008-04-03 - Kochi, India - Kochi collector M.S.Manoj has jumbo album on jumbos 2008-02-22 - Kochi, India - Elephant economics rule in Kerala fests 2007-09-20 - Kochi, India - Film stars seek ban on entry of elephants in urban areas 2007-04-13 - Kochi, India - Court nod for elephant parading: Modifies its earlier order and sets guidelines for Thrissur Pooram 2007-03-31 - KOCHI, India - Overuse, cruelty driving elephants to madness 2007-03-07 - Kochi, United States - Elephants to wear microchips from today 2006-09-24 - Kochi, India - Mahouts in Kerala to be insured 2006-07-07 - Kochi, India - Baby elephant rescued from river in Nilambur forests 2006-07-05 - Kochi, India - PIL seeking probe into elephants death dismissed 2006-01-27 - Kochi, India - Elephant experts and mahouts in Kerala to be honoured 2005-09-07 - Kochi, India - Kerala HC asks Devaswom Boards to properly maintain elephants 2005-05-12 - KOCHI, India - Forest Dept considering genetic database of tigers, elephants

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Blackpool Zoo confirms 2 elephants are expecting babies

2024-04-26 - Blackpool, United Kingdom.

The latest round of pregnancy tests at Blackpool Zoo has revealed that two of its elephants are expecting babies. Mother and daughter Noorjahan and Esha are both pregnant and due to give birth in late...


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RIP 2 year old “Chi Pich”

2024-04-02 - Sen Monorom, Cambodia.

There was sad news from Mondulkiri Province, with the death of 2 year old elephant “Chi Pich” being announced. Sources from the Elephant Livelihood Initiative Environment Organization (ELIE) said ...


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Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan dies

2024-03-26 - Kochi, India.

Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan, 55, 55, died at Mangalamkunnu in Palakkad on Monday. The elephant owned by M A Haridasan had been under treatment for the past few months.


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Pinnawala Orphanage sees birth of 76th calf

2024-03-23 - Kegalle, Sri Lanka.

The 76th elephant calf was born at the Rambukkana Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on March 20.This baby elephant was born to 32-year-old she-elephant Shanthi and 19-year-old Pandu at the Pinnawala Elepha...


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SANParks partners with neighbouring nations to benefit communities

2024-03-23 - Pretoria, South Africa.

In the ongoing efforts to curb poaching and snaring of animals within the Zimbabwe and Mozambique borders, South African National Parks (SANParks) is working to create more partnerships with neighbour...


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Toledo Zoo Shares the Name of Precious New Baby Elephant

2024-03-15 - , United States.

After weeks of voting and thousands of submissions, the Toledo Zoo has officially chosen the name of their precious baby elephant and we're personally thrilled about the news! Ladies and gentleman, Ki...


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Extern Link Read about Toledo Zoo in the Elephant DatabasePress Release: The Toledo Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby elephant, born to African elephant, Renee.Press Release: The Toledo Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby elephant, born to African elephant, Renee.
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Reid Park Zoo welcomes new baby elephant

2024-03-09 - Tucson, United States.

A baby elephant was born at Reid Park Zoo. The zoo said Semba, the facility’s African elephant matriarch, gave birth to a 265-pound calf around 3:31 a.m. Friday, March 8. Reid Park Zoo said the calf...


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Baby elephant in Copenhagen named after Thai river

2024-03-04 - Copenhagen, Denmark.

A female baby elephant in Copenhagen Zoo has been named Chin after the Tha Chin river in central Thailand. The elephant was born last week in the Danish zoo. The zookeepers, who take care of the young...


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This elephant misses his mahout, authorities seek police help

2024-02-29 - Alappuzha, India.

Evoor Kannan, the elephant known for his murderous rage and with a history of killing two mahouts is in a bad mood these days. He had been gentle under the care of his former Mahout Sharath Parippally...


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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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