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Deaths signal the return of tuberculosis among captive elephants in Chitwan

2020-10-16 - Kathmandu, Nepal. Chandan Kumar Mandal

Captive elephants of Chitwan National Park have once again started dying from tuberculosis, bringing back the memories of deaths among elephants due to TB at a worrying rate. Three domestic elephants belonging to the national park have died so far this fiscal year. The park has confirmed TB as the reason behind the death of two elephants while the cause of the third death has yet to be ascertained. The latest casualty is also linked to TB as the elephant had been sick for a long time and was onc...


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Elephant keepers at Sauraha used to earn Rs 100,000 per month before the Covid-19 pandemic upended their business

Sauraha elephant keepers hope cooperative model to revive pandemic-hit safari business

2020-10-08 - Sauraha, Nepal.

For months, elephant owners in Sauraha have been struggling to feed their elephants as there are no tourists visiting the place these days. No tourists mean no business. Under a revenue-sharing cooperative mode, the elephant keepers in Sauraha have agreed to look after the elephants together and share the safari income in the coming days.


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Elephant camp visists to learn their husbandry, habits and friendships were highlights for Tiger Tops guests in Chitwan. Photo: Lisa Choegyal

MUST READ ARTICLE: The elephant dilemma. By following the sound science, Nepal could lead Asia in tourism best practice

2020-10-04 - Kathmandu, Nepal. Lisa Choegyal

According to science, neither is there any moral high ground to be gained by not riding elephants. Studies show that rides are not necessarily a problem provided they are done the right way, in the right terrain and with the right professional care. Elephant treatment must be based on science and experience, not on emotion and sentiment.


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Elephant mahout killed in tiger attack in Chitwan National Park

2020-09-28 - CHITWAN, Nepal. TILAKRAM RIMAL

The deceased has been identified as Babana Chaudhary (55) of Ratnanagar Municipality-6 in Chitwan district.
According to information officer and assistant conservation officer at CNP, Ashok Ram, Chaudhary was attacked by a tiger while he had gone to graze a domestic elephant into Kumroj Intermediate Community Forest, Chaudhary was cutting grass and collecting foliage when suddenly, the big cat pounced on him.


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Nepal: Newly issued 1,000-rupee banknotes include depiction of twin Asian elephants

2020-08-26 - Katmandu, Nepal.

the committee decided a depiction of Ram and Lakshman, twin Asian elephants born on the 7th November 2008, in Chitwan National Park, should replace the previous and incorrect image.


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Wild elephants cause menace in Bardiya

2017-01-03 - Bardia, Nepal.

Since this is a nepalese/Indian news organ, they put a tame elephant (with a bell) to the article which concearning wild elephants. In 50% of cases, Indian news sites put images of African elephants to articles about Asian elephants. We just have to survive this...


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Chitwan Elephant Festival to be held in Sauraha from Dec 26

2016-12-26 - Sauraha, Nepal.

Chitwan Elephant Festival is going to be held at Sauraha in Chitwan district from December 26 to 30. The International Elephant Polo will remain the highlight of the Festival which is being held after a gap of 7 years, according to International Elephant Polo Competition Coordinator Shankar Sainju.


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Property worth Rs 1 lakh destroyed in Morang elephant attack

2016-12-15 - MORANG, Nepal.

Property worth around Rs 100,000 was destroyed after two wild elephants entered a human settlement in Kamalpur, Letang Bhogteni Municipality-7 of Morang district on Wednesday night. The tuskers from a nearby forest had fully destroyed a hut of local Sherman Limbu.


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Elephant Safari launched in western Chitwan

2016-12-14 - Chitwan, Nepal.

Four community forests located in Chitwan´s western part have introduced elephant safari with an aim to boost tourism. The elephant safari has been started from Devnagar Post, Chitwan National Park (CNP) Chief Conservation Officer, Ram Chandra Kandel said.


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Tusker attack kills man in Chitwan

2014-02-06 - Chitwan, Nepal.

A man died after a wild elephant attacked him at Gardi VDC-1 in the district on Wednesday night. The victim is identified as 43-year-old Sher Bahadur Darjee of Gardi VDC. Notorious elephant called Dhrube had killed other three people in a row of attacks after it first took one’s life at Ameliya village in the Madi area last year. The government had spent 1,600,000 rupees in a bid to take Dhrube under control.


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72 Headlines about Elephants from Nepal2020-10-16 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Deaths signal the return of tuberculosis among captive elephants in Chitwan 2020-10-08 - Sauraha, Nepal - Sauraha elephant keepers hope cooperative model to revive pandemic-hit safari business 2020-10-04 - Kathmandu, Nepal - MUST READ ARTICLE: The elephant dilemma. By following the sound science, Nepal could lead Asia in tourism best practice 2020-09-28 - CHITWAN, Nepal - Elephant mahout killed in tiger attack in Chitwan National Park 2020-08-26 - Katmandu, Nepal - Nepal: Newly issued 1,000-rupee banknotes include depiction of twin Asian elephants 2017-01-03 - Bardia, Nepal - Wild elephants cause menace in Bardiya 2016-12-26 - Sauraha, Nepal - Chitwan Elephant Festival to be held in Sauraha from Dec 26 2016-12-15 - MORANG, Nepal - Property worth Rs 1 lakh destroyed in Morang elephant attack 2016-12-14 - Chitwan, Nepal - Elephant Safari launched in western Chitwan 2014-02-06 - Chitwan, Nepal - Tusker attack kills man in Chitwan 2013-12-28 - Chitwan, Nepal - Hard life of Nepal"s first female elephant drivers 2012-12-22 - Chitwan, Nepal - Elephants, mahouts at Chitwan breeding center underfed 2012-01-01 - BHADRAPUR, Nepal - Elephant attack claims one more 2011-12-30 - Chitwan, Nepal - Elephant Pedicures, Face Paint & More At Nepal Festival 2011-12-18 - Chitwan, Nepal - No private elephants in Chitwan Nat"l Park for now 2011-11-02 - Chitwan, Nepal - Tuskers destroy houses in Chitwan 2011-09-19 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Medical test must for tuskers in games 2011-04-26 - Chitwan, Nepal - Wild elephant kills woman in Chitwan 2010-12-06 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepal"s elephant drivers strike over pay 2010-01-13 - Chitwan, Nepal - Nepal’s eldest ‘gentle giant’ dies 2009-12-08 - Bardia National Park, Nepal - Nepal Wins World Elephant Polo Championships 2009-12-07 - Dhanusha, Nepal - Elephant kills four in Dhanusha 2009-12-03 - Sindhulimadi, Nepal - Elephant attack kills boy 2009-11-29 - Chitwan, Nepal - 2009 World Elephant Polo Championship 2009-11-22 - Kathmandu, Nepal - One-horned Rhino Bodyguards Deployed in Nepal Assisted by Zoological Society of London 2009-11-08 - Sauraha, Nepal - Twin baby elephants turn 2. Twin baby elephants" birthday celebrated in Nepal 2009-10-14 - Nepalgunj, Nepal - Man killed in elephant attack 2009-10-03 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Fund crunch may impede anti-poaching drive 2009-09-25 - Chitwan, Nepal - Chinese tourist killed in elephant attack 2009-02-08 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepal"s jumbo Picassos to hold 1st exhibition 2008-12-05 - Meghauli, Nepal - It’s polo Jim, but not as we know it 2008-09-26 - SIRAHA, Nepal - Two killed in Siraha elephant rampage 2008-09-23 - Dhodhana, Nepal - Wild elephant kills man 2008-09-13 - Siraha, Nepal - Tusker kills five people in Saptari, Siraha 2008-09-05 - Kathmandu, Nepal - 4 die in elephant rampage in south Nepal 2008-05-17 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Poaching threatens endangered wildlife 2008-04-23 - Narayangarh, Nepal - Jumbos on govt payroll 2008-03-12 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Wild elephant kills three, including boy, in Nepal 2008-03-11 - Jhapa, Nepal - Two trampled to death in Jhapa 2008-02-21 - Sauraha, Nepal - In the Sauraha jungle 2008-01-17 - Sunsari, Nepal - Wild elephants go berserk at KTWR settlement, locals block highway 2007-12-31 - Sauraha, Nepal - Elephant extravaganza! 2007-12-30 - NARAYANI, Nepal - Big elephant race in Nepal turns into tradition 2007-12-04 - Royal Bardia, Nepal - The world"s largest Asian elephant may be dead. 2007-12-04 - LAHAN, Nepal - Wild elephant kills five in east Nepal 2007-10-16 - Chitwan, Nepal - Elephant Found Dead in Chitwan National Park 2007-10-06 - Kusheswor Mandal, Nepal - Wild elephants damage crops in Itahari 2007-09-18 - Bardiya, Nepal - Wild elephants go on rampage in Bardiya, Saptari 2007-07-30 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Nepal"s endangered elephants threatened by tuberculosis 2007-07-11 - Bamandangi, Nepal - Elephant falls to poachers bullets in Nepal 2007-06-18 - Itahari, Nepal - Koshi Tappu"s wild elephant demolishes five houses 2007-06-11 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Elephants with TB not given treatment in Nepal: report 2007-06-08 - Kathmandu, Nepal - New trunk call of distress from Nepal 2007-03-03 - DHANGADI, Nepal - Wild tuskers rampage thru Kailali district 2007-01-15 - Sunsari, Nepal - Elephant Kills One, Injures Another in Sunsari 2006-12-22 - RATNANAGAR, Nepal - International elephant race preparations complete 2006-12-22 - Gaighat, Nepal - Wild Elephant Kills Two in Udaypur 2006-12-05 - ITAHARI, Nepal - Wild elephant kills girl in Sunsari 2006-11-28 - RATNAGAR, Nepal - Elephant polo competition begins 2006-11-19 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Authorities in Nepal capture, remove tusks from killer elephant 2006-11-19 - Kathmandu, Nepal - Elephant that killed 12 people in Nepal captured 2006-11-06 - SUNSARI, Nepal - Elephant menace continues in eastern Nepal, death toll reaches 8 2006-11-01 - Itahari, Nepal - Experts to Tame Killer Elephant in Nepal 2006-10-27 - Terai, Nepal - Human-elephant conflict in Nepal takes a toll 2006-10-26 - Itahari, Nepal - Nepal: Wild Elephants Kill 7 Persons In in Five Days 2006-10-23 - Sunsari, Nepal - Wild elephant kills three villagers in Sunsari 2006-10-17 - JHAPA, Nepal - Wild elephants kill woman in Jhapa 2006-03-31 - Sauraha, CHITWAN, Nepal - New training methods make for happier elephants at Royal Chitwan National Park 2006-01-13 - Chitwan, Nepal - Wild elephants create terror in Chitwan 2006-01-10 - Dang, Nepal - Wild elephants create havoc at Dang village in Nepal 2004-12-06 - Chitwan, Nepal - Elephant polo stars just champion 2001-12-07 - CHITWAN, Nepal - Chivas Regal won annual Elephant Polo

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After Dasara, elephant Abhimanyu and pack head to forest camps

2020-10-28 - Mysuru, India.

After successful completion of Mysuru Dasara Jamboo Savari, Howdah carrier Abhimanyu and his team, left for their respective camps in the forest on Thursday. The elephants, Vikrama, Gopi, Vijaya and K...


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36 year old African female elephant born in Landa has died in Pretoria Zoo.

2020-10-27 - , South Africa.

National Zoological Garden: It is with a heavy heart that we inform all our loyal followers of the death of one of beloved elephants, Landa. Landa, aged 36, was a popular resident of the National Zool...


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Dasara Elephants To Go Back To Their Respective Camps Tomorrow

2020-10-27 - Mysuru, India.

Howdah elephant Abhimanyu and his team members, Gopi, Vikram, Kaveri and Vijaya, who participated in the Jumboo Savari at Mysore Palace yesterday and successfully fulfilled the responsibility given to...


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Female Asian Himeko in Himeji Zoo has died

2020-10-27 - , Japan.

Himeji Zoo announced that Himeyo, 43 years old, died 24th of October, from foot related problems. Her condition suddenly changed on the morning of the 24th, and she died.


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Yangon Zoo celebrates Momo’s birthday, away from crowds

2020-10-27 - Yangoon, Myanmar.

The Yangon Zoo’s most celebrated resident, Momo the elephant celebrated her 67th birthday at a party organised by zoo staff. Now approaching 70, Momo is one of the oldest Asian elephants in the worl...


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Mysore Dasara 2020: "Jamboo Savari" to be Live telecast on DD Chandana, FB, YouTube; How to watch

2020-10-26 - Mysuru, India.

Amid the coronavirus pandemic scare, the government has decided to organise the world famous Dasara celebrations in the palace city of Mysuru in a "simple" way. Jamboo Savari, the biggest attractions ...


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Baby Opal born at Nong Nooch Tropical Gardens Pattaya

2020-10-26 - Pattaya, Thailand. Patcharapol Panrak

At 09.09 on October 26, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden Pattaya president Kamphol Tansajja held a religious ceremony to welcome a new born female elephant. The baby jumbo was born on October 19 to parents ...


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Mysuru Dasara

2020-10-26 - Mysore, India.

Mysuru Dasara is the “Nadahabba” or the State-Festival of Karnataka. With fairs, cultural events, dance performances and musical concerts, the ten-day festival is celebrated with pomp and pageantr...


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On this date in Maine history: Oct. 25, 1836

2020-10-25 - Penobscot Bay, United States.

The passenger steamship Royal Tar, heading from Saint John, New Brunswick, to Portland, burns and sinks in Penobscot Bay while carrying a variety of circus animals, as well as 72 passengers and 21 cre...


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Cameroon arrests ivory smugglers, seizes nearly 120 elephant tusks

2020-10-24 - Yaoundé, Cameroon.

Cameroon authorities arrested four ivory smugglers attempting to transport nearly 120 elephant tusks through the country’s south, officials said Friday. The group had trafficked nearly 675 kilograms...


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Captive elephants losing lives to wild tuskers at Sakrebyle camp

2020-10-24 - Shivamogga, India.

The death of a 35-year-old male captive elephant 'Ranga' after being attacked by three wild elephants in a forest area near Sakrebailu elephant camp on Thirthahalli road has exposed the apathy of the ...


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Jack the elephant bull (27) has moved from Basel Zoo and returned home to Sosto Zoo in Hungary.

2020-10-22 - Sosto, Hungary.

Jack moved into the new, recently opened Tembea elephant enclosure in May 2017. He spent three and a half years at Basel Zoo. Last Tuesday, he returned to Hungary as agreed. There were no offspring bo...


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Ranch provides un-herd of experience in east Bradenton

2020-10-21 - Myakka, United States. Liz Ramos

When going to the Myakka Elephant Ranch, be sure not to have anything sweet in your pocket because Lou, an African savanna elephant, will be able to sniff it out. Public can visit Myakka City nonprofi...


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Central Highlands province mulls ban on elephant rides on safety, welfare concerns

2020-10-21 - Dak Lak, Vietnam. Tran Hoa, Nguyen Quy

Authorities in Dak Lak Province are considering calling a halt to the famous elephant-back tours following accidents and animal protection concerns. Nguyen Thuy Phuong Hieu, deputy director of the Cen...


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Kester Vickery and Emma Fearnhead of Conservation Solutions administer some necessary drugs to ensure the Tusker is safely transported to its new home.

‘Majestic giants’ introduced into community owned reserves to strengthen elephant gene poole

2020-10-21 - Mkuze, South Africa.

in a joint operation between WILDLANDS – a programme of the WILDTRUST, the Aspinall Foundation (in partnership with Albus Environmental), Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and Conservation Solutions, a 20-year-...


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Caught out in a virus world: Elephant camps across Thailand are attempting to reinvent their image as they shift their focus to domestic tourism in a bid to survive

2020-10-21 - Bangkok, Thailand.

Focusing on animal welfare, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is working with the Department of Livestock Development, veterinarians and elephant experts to seek a solution in enhancing the stan...


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Karnataka: Elephant Ekadanta Dies In Shivamogga Due To Cardiac Arrest

2020-10-21 - New Delhi, India.

A 35-year-old elephant, named Ekadanta, passed away at Sakrebailu camp in Shivamogga. According to Sakrebailu forest officers, the death of the elephant was caused by cardiac arrest.
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Odisha forms state-level task force to reduce man-animal conflict

2020-10-20 - Bhubaneswar, India.

In its bid to reduce the man-animal conflict, the Odisha government on Tuesday set up a state-level task force to prepare a master plan for the next three years, official sources said. The state leve...


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A herd of elephants crosses a rural road in Xishuangbanna on April 7.

Human-elephant conflict escalates in China"s Xishuangbanna

2020-10-20 - Xishuangbanna, China.

According to the local forest authority, human deaths and injuries from wild elephant attacks in Xishuangbanna have soared since 2016. In 2019 alone, 12 people were killed by wild elephants in the pre...


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The year four top-flight circuses came to Cedar Rapids

2020-10-20 - Cedar Rapids, United States. Joe Coffey, The History Center

The Van Amburgh circus that came to Cedar Rapids was run by his longtime manager, Hyatt Frost. It boasted its three tents held “300 men and horses,” the “largest elephant in captivity” and a ...


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