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Texas zoo cancels controversial deal to buy African Lion Safari elephants for $2M

2021-03-05 - Fort Worth, United States.

A spokesperson for the Fort Worth Zoo said this week that the permit to import Emily and Nellie from Canada was withdrawn last year "following an internal decision" from management, and "those two elephants" would not be imported. According to the Fort Worth Zoo permit for application, the planned sale price was $2 million, plus a $200,000 bonus if Emily produced a calf, as long as it lived for more than 60 days.


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Elephant born at Fort Worth Zoo

2013-07-13 - Fort Worth, United States.

The Fort Worth Zoo is asking the public to help find a name for its newest bundle of joy - a 330-pound baby elephant The female Asian elephant was born Sunday. The calf´s mother is 40-year-old Rasha. The father is Groucho, the zoo´s 43-year-old bull, who is on loan to the Denver Zoo. Her sister, Bluebonnet, is 14.


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Fort Worth Zoo: ELEPHANT KEEPER

2007-12-06 - Fort Worth, United States.

The Fort Worth Zoo has an open keeper position working with Asian elephants, Asian rhino, and Nile hippopotamus. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing animal care, monitoring animal health, maintaining cleanliness of animal areas, providing enrichment and training, and making minor exhibit modification. The position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, one-year experience working with elephants preferably in a zoo setting, good communication/organizational skills, a...


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5-ton Christmas gift arrives early Ringling Bros. bull elephant Casey arrives at Fort Worth Zoo for breeding purposes

2005-11-14 - Fort Worth, United States.

Christmas arrived early for the Fort Worth Zoo when a 5-ton gift arrived not by sleigh and nine tiny reindeer, but by an 18-wheeler featuring a 40-foot, semi-trailer specially designed to safely and comfortably transport elephants. An expert staff from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Center for Elephant Conservation (CEC) delivered the gift of a 33-year-old bull elephant


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Pachyderm Specialists Gather for International Elephant Foundation Research Symposium

2004-11-29 - Fort Worth, United States. U.S. Newswire

The fate of elephants is the focus of an intensive weeklong international elephant conservation workshop December 1-5 hosted by the Fort Worth Zoo and attended by more than 100 participants from around the globe. Leading elephant biologists and experts gather during the conference to accomplish one heroic goal, saving elephants from extinction.


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5 Headlines about Elephants from Fort Worth2021-03-05 - Fort Worth, United States - Texas zoo cancels controversial deal to buy African Lion Safari elephants for $2M 2013-07-13 - Fort Worth, United States - Elephant born at Fort Worth Zoo 2007-12-06 - Fort Worth, United States - Fort Worth Zoo: ELEPHANT KEEPER 2005-11-14 - Fort Worth, United States - 5-ton Christmas gift arrives early Ringling Bros. bull elephant Casey arrives at Fort Worth Zoo for breeding purposes 2004-11-29 - Fort Worth, United States - Pachyderm Specialists Gather for International Elephant Foundation Research Symposium

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