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Future elephant conferences, courses, events, jobs, films and workshops2014-08-01 until 2014-08-11 Event in Kandy: Kandy Perahera 2014 2014-08-28 until 2014-08-31 Event in Bangkok: 13th King's Cup Elephant Polo in Thailand
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13th King"s Cup Elephant Polo in Thailand

2014-08-28 - Bangkok, Thailand.

The annual tournament, now in its thirteenth year, will take place at the Siam Polo Park at VR Sports Club in Bangkok between 28-31 August 2014.


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Kandy Perahera 2014

2014-08-01 - Kandy, Sri Lanka.

The most popular and colourful festival in Sri Lanka, Kandy Perahera is celebrated once a year usually in August. Dates for Kandy Perahera 2014 will be from 01st to the 11th of August 2014.


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Sumatran Elephant Found Dead in Riau

2014-06-27 - Riau, Indonesia.

A wild Sumatran elephant was found dead in a village in Riau, allegedly hunted and killed for its tusks, according to Antara. The elephant was found dead in Lubuk Kembang Bunga village in Pelalawan di...


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Vietnam confiscates 90kg of elephant tusks, ivory artifacts allegedly smuggled from Africa

2014-06-25 - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Vietnams customs officers at Tan Son Nhat International Airport discovered Sunday 39 African elephant tusks and about 100 ivory handicrafts worth over US$188,000 hidden in a package allegedly shipped ...


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Adorable Elephant Calf Makes Debut At Howletts

2014-06-17 - Bekesbourne, United Kingdom.

Keepers at Howletts Wild Animal Park, one of Kents most popular visitor attractions, are celebrating the birth of an adorable baby elephant. Born just over a week ago, the calf and her mother Tammi a...


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Joy the elephant dies en route to new home

2014-06-16 - Greenville, United States.

Joni (Joy), a beloved 44-year-old African elephant at the Greenville Zoo, died while en route to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo which was to have been her new home, zoo officials said Sunday. She was being tra...


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West Midlands Safari Park names baby elephant after Stephen Sutton

2014-06-12 - Bewdley, United Kingdom.

The first elephant born at West Midlands Safari Park has been named Sutton after cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton. The names ´Stephen´ or ´Sutton´ were frontrunners in a compet...


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Alarm as 117 elephant carcasses found in Maasai Mara Game Reserve

2014-06-09 - Narok, Kenya.

Scientists who have been carrying wildlife census in Maasai Mara Game Reserve have stumbled on 117 fresh and old elephant carcasses. The elephants, whose tusks were missing, may have been killed by po...


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Sambos return to Phnom Penh city nixed

2014-06-09 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Sambo the elephant will not be allowed to return to work in Phnom Penh, because both City Hall and the Forestry Administration oppose the idea, the FAs director-general said yesterday. The 54-year-old...


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Kenyan police seize 300 elephant tusks being packed at port city

2014-06-07 - Mombasa, Kenya.

Kenyan authorities seized 228 whole elephant tusks and 74 others in pieces as they were being packed for export in the port city of Mombasa, police and wildlife officials said. Police arrested one sus...


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