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Nashville Zoo: elephant manager

2012-11-02 - Nashville, United States.

Under the direction of the Curator of Mammals, the Elephant Manager assists in animal acquisition, husbandry programs, daily maintenance and development of Keeper routines, animal enrichment, behavior modification, exhibit design, staff selection and staff development.


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A Vanderbilt study has shown that elephants can transmit tuberculosis to humans.

Elephants can transmit TB to humans

2011-03-16 - Nashville, United States. Craig Boerner

Circus workers, zookeepers and others having direct or indirect contact with elephants are on alert because of a study definitively showing that elephants can transmit tuberculosis to humans, the result of a cooperative investigation between the Tennessee Department of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


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Nashville Zoo: elephant keeper

2011-03-12 - Nashville, United States.

Full Time Elephant Keeper - The Elephant Department is accepting resumes for a full time with benefits elephant keeper position. At least one year of free contact elephant experience is required. This position includes: Daily handling, training and care of 0.4 African elephants in a free contact environment, detailed daily cleaning and maintenance of holding areas and exhibit, record keeping, public speaking, veterinary assistance, team and individual problem solving and decision making.


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Elephants" Friend Carol Buckley Wants Her Job Back

2010-10-08 - Nashville, United States. LIZ POTOCSNAK

A founder of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee claims the sanctuary squeezed her out for objecting to illegal payments and its slow response to tuberculosis. Carol Buckley, whom Time magazine called a "Hero For The Planet" for her work at the refuge, says the sanctuary is still using her name and biography collect donations.


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Nashville Zoo is Looking for Elephant Artist Wannabes

2010-03-27 - Nashville, United States.

Unleash your artistic side at two new art classes offered by Nashville Zoo. The new Arts for Life and Sketch Safari classes teach kids and adults different art styles and techniques using Zoo animals for subjects. Arts for Life is taught by Karen Frey, a childrens art instructor in Middle Tennessee for more than 25 years. Each class uses live animal models and different mediums to teach kids ages 6 and up the basics of art, color theory, value, technique and form. Classes are held March 27, Apri...


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Nashville Zoo mourns elephant"s death

2009-12-18 - Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Jennifer Brooks

When Kiba the elephant died, the rest of her herd mourned — human and elephant alike. The Nashville Zoo was forced to euthanize the 26-year-old African elephant on Thursday. Kiba suffered from a degenerative joint injury that was crippling her with pain. Afterward, her human caretakers said their goodbyes, then opened the doors to the rest of her herd, 25-year-old Sukari and 27-year-old Hadari. "It was pretty beautiful," said Connie Philipp, the zoo's director of animal collections, reduced to...


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Nashville Zoo to try elephant insemination again

2008-03-04 - Nashville, United States. William Williams

The Nashville Zoos first attempt to artificially inseminate one of its female African elephants has failed. However, zoo officials say additional efforts to impregnate 21-year-old Kiba will be considered. Kiba is not, by any means, finished with the process, said Jim Bartoo, Nashville Zoo director of marketing and public relations. Any time an AI effort is unsuccessful, it limits the U.S. zoo communitys chances to add to its animal population ranks, Bartoo said. We knew it was going to be a 50-5...


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Nashville Zoo: ELEPHANT KEEPER

2007-08-19 - Nashville, United States.

The Nashville Zoo is accepting applications for the position of elephant keeper. The responsibilities of this position include all aspects involved in the daily care and management of 0.3 African elephants and their facilities in a free contact system. The Nashville Zoo elephant department encourages and supports all of its members to initiate or participate in projects involving research, education, training, conservation and general elephant management.


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Nashville Pachyderms Pack On The Pounds

2007-03-07 - Nashville, United States.

Some pudgy pachyderms have been packing on the pounds over at the Nashville Zoo. On Tuesday, the elephants weighed in with the help of the Tennessee Highway Patrol. The Nashville Zoo used portable truck scales from the Department of Safety to weigh their three large African elephants. The three elephants Sukari, Hadari, and Kiba weighed 9,500, 9,800 and 10,000 pounds, respectively.


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NASHVILLE ZOO: ELEPHANT KEEPER

2007-01-25 - Nashville, United States.

The Nashville Zoo is accepting applications for the position of elephant keeper. The responsibilities of this position include all aspects involved in the daily care and management of 0.3 African elephants and their facilities in a free contact system. The Nashville Zoo elephant department encourages and supports all its members to initiate or participate in projects involving research, education, training, conservation and general elephant management.


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NASHVILLE ZOO: ELEPHANT KEEPER

2006-08-15 - Nashville, United States. EAZA

The Nashville Zoo is accepting applications for the position of elephant keeper. The responsibilities of this position include all aspects of the daily husbandry and management of 0.3 African elephants and their facility in a free contact system. The Nashville Zoo encourages and supports participation in projects involving research, education, training, conservation and general elephant management.


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Elephant keeper Nashville Zoo

2006-06-25 - Nashville, United States. EAZA

The Nashville Zoo is accepting applications for the position of elephant keeper. The responsibilities of this position include all aspects of the daily husbandry and management of 0.3 African elephants and their facility in a free contact system.


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Elephants Parade Down Broadway

2006-01-24 - Nashville, United States.

The yearly arrival of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus brings one very strange sight to downtown Nashville – a parade of elephants. Every year when the elephants in the circus arrive, they get off a train at Union Station and march down Broadway to the Gaylord Entertainment Center. Children line up every year to watch the pachyderm parade, and this year was no exception.


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Elephant exhibit opening draws 6,600+ to Nashville Zoo

2005-04-12 - Nashville, United States. Judy Sarles, Nashville Business Journal

More than 6,600 people turned out April 9 to the official opening of the Nashville Zoo's Cal Turner Family Foundation African Elephant Savannah exhibit. The zoo was expecting 5,000 to 8,000 people and the turnout was 6,651. On average, Saturday attendance at the zoo ranges between 4,000 to 5,000. At a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $3.5 million, three-acre elephant habitat, the Turner family was presented with a framed poster of art created by the exhibit's African elephants, Kiba, Sukari and H...


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13 Headlines about Elephants from Nashville2012-11-02 - Nashville, United States - Nashville Zoo: elephant manager 2011-03-16 - Nashville, United States - Elephants can transmit TB to humans 2011-03-12 - Nashville, United States - Nashville Zoo: elephant keeper 2010-10-08 - Nashville, United States - Elephants" Friend Carol Buckley Wants Her Job Back 2010-03-27 - Nashville, United States - Nashville Zoo is Looking for Elephant Artist Wannabes 2008-03-04 - Nashville, United States - Nashville Zoo to try elephant insemination again 2007-08-19 - Nashville, United States - Nashville Zoo: ELEPHANT KEEPER 2007-03-07 - Nashville, United States - Nashville Pachyderms Pack On The Pounds 2007-01-25 - Nashville, United States - NASHVILLE ZOO: ELEPHANT KEEPER 2006-08-15 - Nashville, United States - NASHVILLE ZOO: ELEPHANT KEEPER 2006-06-25 - Nashville, United States - Elephant keeper Nashville Zoo 2006-01-24 - Nashville, United States - Elephants Parade Down Broadway 2005-04-12 - Nashville, United States - Elephant exhibit opening draws 6,600+ to Nashville Zoo

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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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