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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 ones 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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Hard life of Nepal"s first female elephant drivers

2013-12-28 - Chitwan, Nepal

Breaking into the all-male profession, Meena Chaudhary and Meena Mahato are the first female mahouts of Nepal. Taking control of the elephant rides, they spoke Saturday with Xinhua of the challenges of being one of the few females into the stereotyped male profession.



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Elephants, mahouts at Chitwan breeding center underfed

2012-12-22 - Chitwan, Nepal

For the last six months, 56 elephants reared in Sauraha Elephant Breeding Center at Chitwan National Park (CNP) have not been fed properly. Not only the elephants but the mahouts also are facing hand to mouth situation as the supply of allocated ration has become irregular.



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Elephant attack claims one more

2012-01-01 - BHADRAPUR, Nepal

One person lost his life in a wild elephant attack in Jhapa district on Friday. With this, the death toll by tusker attack reached three in Jhapa district in one month. According to the District Police Office, Dil Bahadur Magar, 60, of Garamani VDC died on the spot in the elephant trample. A herd of elephants coming from the nearby forest had attacked five pedestrians, killing one of them. Other four managed to save their lives by fleeing the rampage.



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Elephant Pedicures, Face Paint & More At Nepal Festival

2011-12-30 - Chitwan, Nepal

The lucky ellies got their toes painted in Nepal as part of a a three-day, elephant-themed festival. The event, which includes elephant races, elephant soccer and an elephant beauty pageant (!!), is intended to attract positive attention to Nepal, encourage tourism and raise awareness of conservation efforts. You know how many cool nail designs you could fit on those things? Check it out.

But what they really raised awareness of (for us, at least) was how awesome it would be to d...



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No private elephants in Chitwan Nat"l Park for now

2011-12-18 - Chitwan, Nepal

Chitwan National Park (CNP) has decided not to allow the entry of private-owned tuskers for now after all political parties unanimously opposed the government decision to allow private elephants in CNP. CNP was preparing to allow entry from Monday after the government gave its permission despite serious concerns raised by conservation activists about the negative impact of the movement of private-owned elephants on bio-diversity and animal conservation.



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67 Headlines about Elephants from Nepal2017-01-03 - 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 - 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 - 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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2017-01-03-Bardia
Wild elephants cause menace in Bardiya
2016-12-26-Sauraha
Chitwan Elephant Festival to be held in Sauraha from Dec 26
2016-12-15-Morang
Property worth Rs 1 lakh destroyed in Morang elephant attack
2016-12-14-Chitwan
Elephant Safari launched in western Chitwan
2014-02-06-Chitwan
Tusker attack kills man in Chitwan
2013-12-28-Chitwan
Hard life of Nepal"s first female elephant drivers
2012-12-22-Chitwan
Elephants, mahouts at Chitwan breeding center underfed
2012-01-01-Bhadrapur
Elephant attack claims one more
2011-12-30-Chitwan
Elephant Pedicures, Face Paint & More At Nepal Festival
2011-12-18-Chitwan
No private elephants in Chitwan Nat"l Park for now
2011-11-02-Chitwan
Tuskers destroy houses in Chitwan
2011-09-19-Kathmandu
Medical test must for tuskers in games
2011-04-26-Chitwan
Wild elephant kills woman in Chitwan
2010-12-06-Kathmandu
Nepal"s elephant drivers strike over pay
2010-01-13-Chitwan