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Future elephant conferences, courses, events, jobs, films and workshops2016-11-14 until 2016-11-18 Conference in Singapore Zoo: 15th International rhino and elephant conservation and research symposium

Asian Elephants in Culture & Nature

2016-08-20 - Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. University of Kelaniya

The conference is meant to cover every aspect of Asian Elephants and aims for a compendium of research papers to be published along with the conference. We welcome research papers on following themes ...

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Rajan, the swimming elephant, dies at 66

2016-08-02 - Havelock Island, India.

Rajan, the legendary elephant whom you could swim along with in the ocean off the Andaman islands, has passed away at the age of 66.

A star attraction at Barefoot Resort at Havelock Isl...

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Perhilitan captures elephant causing trouble to village residents

2016-08-02 - Jeli, Malaysia.

The Kelantan Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) has managed to capture a wild elephant believed to be destroying villagers´ crops together with a herd of about five elephants...

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Assam team to visit Bangladesh for bringing back elephant

2016-08-02 - Dhaka, Bangladesh.

A team of Assam forest department will reach Bangladesh on Wednesday, to study how to bring back an elephant stranded in the neighbouring country after being washed away by the strong currents of the ...

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Elephant to be shifted to Vizag zoo

2016-08-02 - Aurangabad, India.

The animal is likely to be shifted within the next 10-15 days.On August 1, 1996, the city zoo authorities brought a couple of elephants (male Shankar and female Swaraswati) from Mysore to the Siddhart...

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Nestled with mother, vets and keepers, "little fighter" Willow loses her battle

2016-08-02 - Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Zoo´s elephant calf Willow had endured a lot of pain and had gained a reputation as a fighter in her short life, but it was only on Monday that her keepers realised the "sweet, adorabl...

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Girl, 7, dies after being hit by rock thrown by elephant in Morocco zoo

2016-07-28 - Rabat, Morocco.

A seven-year-old girl has died after being struck by a rock thrown by an elephant at a zoo in Morocco. The incident occurred on Tuesday at Rabat zoo. The girl€s father is thought to have lifted...

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Diplomats explore culture of Vietnam’s Central Highlands

2016-06-09 - Buon Don, United States.

Over 20 diplomatic and business delegates enjoyed touring Dak Lak Province in Vietnam€s Central Highlands on Wednesday afternoon, getting a close-up look at local culture.The delegates observed...

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Wild elephants forage for food in inhabited areas in Vietnam Central Highlands, scare locals

2016-05-19 - Dak Lak, Vietnam.

A herd of 20 wild elephants foraging for food and water near residential areas in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is threatening the safety of local residents. Huynh Trung Luan, director of ...

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US circus elephants bow out, retire to Florida

2016-05-07 - Polk city, United States.

The circus held a final performance in Rhode Island, folded the elephant tent for good and shipped the performers to their permanent retirement in Central Florida, where they arrived Thursday. The era...

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