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World’s loneliest elephant rescued from a life of MISERY arrives in Cambodia

An overweight elephant, Kaavan, dubbed as the world’s loneliest arrived in Cambodia after being rescued from a life of misery in a Pakistani zoo. Kaavan spent 35 years in a barren, substandard zoo enclosure, living in isolation after his mate died in 2012. In Cambodia he will live in a wildlife sanctuary and roam in […]

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Pet cat chases away an elephant that wandered into its territory looking for food

Cats are territorial creatures, much more than dogs. When someone intrudes their space an aggression kicks in, hence they use the chase and ambush tactic to quell the intrusion apart from making hissing sounds. In a viral video a pet cat was successful in chasing away an elephant that wandered into its garden looking for […]

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Baby elephant tries to hide behind light pole after getting caught while eating sugarcane

The actions of an elephant calf in Thailand has left viewers in awe after it was caught eating sugarcane in a field. It was pictured hiding behind a light pole after realising that humans had caught him eating sugarcane in a field. Despite its big size, the calf believed it could hide behind the narrow […]

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Sale of elephant dung skyrockets in Namibia over rumors that it treats coronavirus

The sale of elephant dung as a so-called cure for coronavirus has skyrocketed in Namibia despite lack of scientific research or approval. People in Namibia use elephant dung as traditional medicine, a rumor that it now cures coronavirus has resulted in a high demand. The spokesperson for the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism, Romeo […]

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5-million-year-old elephant fossils found while scouting for new tiger reserve

A camera-trap study in the reserve forests near Dehradun, to develop a new tiger reserve, led to the discovery of one of the world’s oldest fossil remains of elephants, dating back to 5 million years. “During lockdown, such a rare discovery was a pleasant surprise, we are taking help of ‘van gujjars’ (a forest tribe), […]

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Pregnant elephant dies standing in water after villagers feed her pineapple laced with explosives

A pregnant elephant was killed in Kerala’s Malappuram after she was fed a pineapple laced with explosives by locals last week. The elephant was in such great pain that she died standing in a river — an extremely unusual sight. The heartbreaking incident was shared by Mohan Krishnan, Section Forest Officer, Nilambur on social media. […]

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Forest official who shot elephant at Bandipur National Park, fired

A Karnataka forest department staffer, who shot at an elephant in the Bandipur National Park on March 7 was sacked. Officials said that Rahim, a temporary staffer, was responsible for shooting the elephant. He has been fired with immediate effect. In a video of the incident that has gone viral on social media, the perpetrator […]

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Viral Video: Playful jumbo has a great time with a water sprinkler

In a recent video that is mesmerising Twitter, a playful jumbo can be seen having a great time with a water sprinkler. The video was shared by Odisha-based Indian Forest Service officer Susanta Nanda. In the 28-second video, the elephant is seen getting each part of its body drenched with water that was oozing out […]

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Elephants escaped circus in Russia to play in the snow

Two elephants recently made a break for freedom, escaping the confines of their circus enclosure during a transfer and taking to the streets of the Russian city. Having a pair of elephants running loose on bustling streets might sound potentially dangerous, but all Karla and Ranni really wanted to do was play in the snow. […]

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Professional hunters lose licences for killing research elephant

Botswana cancelled the license of two professional hunters who shot dead a research elephant. Botswana lifted a ban on elephant hunting in May, citing growing conflict between humans and the animals. However the elephant, which was shot last month, had been collared – giving it protected status as a research elephant. The number of elephants […]

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Herd of elephants help collapsed baby elephant

In a viral clip tourists in jeeps look over an elephant calf collapsing in the middle of the road and how the baby’s herd arrives to protect him. The baby elephant starts to gain his consciousness again but he is not strong enough to get up. The viral clip shows another elephant trying to wake […]