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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 Zoological Garden since April 1986.


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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-old Tusker was successfully translocated from Tembe Elephant Park, owned by the Tembe Traditional Authority to Somkhanda Game Reserve, owned and managed by the Emvokweni Community Trust. Tembe Elephant Park was established in 1983 to protect the last remaining herds of free-roaming elephants in Sout...


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Big tuskers arrive in Eastern Cape

2020-10-19 - Makhanda, South Africa. GUY ROGERS

Two elephants from Tembe Elephant Park in KwaZulu-Natal have arrived at Buffalo Kloof near Makhanda as part of a project to secure their big tusker genetics.


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Tembe, a northern KZN elephant, stood head and shoulders above his new friends in Addo.

Much-loved elephant bull Tembe dies in Addo Elephant Park

2020-09-13 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Conservative staff didn’t pick up on his collar’s signal earlier this week and and subsequently went in search of him. It would appear as if this magnificent tusker had an awkward fall, from which he was not able recover.


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Baby elephant takes a nap

2020-09-13 - Sabi Sands, South Africa.

The video of a baby elephant taking a nap in Sabi Sands, South Africa has won the hearts of thousands of netizens.


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Orphaned albino elephant recovers from poacher’s snare

2020-02-15 - Hoedspruit, South Africa. JEROME DELAY- ASSOCIATED PRESS

Khanysia did not see the trap set by a poacher in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. She cut her mouth, face and underneath her ear and chin. It was days before the 4-month-old albino elephant was found badly dehydrated but alive, and taken to the Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development center, three hours away.
Khanyisa gets her name from her unique appearance as an albino, meaning "Light" or "Sunshine" in the local Shona language.


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Infamous SA circus owner fights laws that protect elephants

2016-12-09 - Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Circus owner Brian Boswell is challenging the legality of elephant protection laws after his attempt to sell African elephants to a zoo in the United Arab Emirates was blocked by wildlife authorities. Boswell has refused to accept the denial of a permit application to send five circus trained elephants to a Dubai zoo at the selling price of R3 million each


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Efforts to boost elephant protection fails at Cites

2016-10-03 - Johannesburg, South Africa.

Attempts to give the maximum level of international protection to all African elephants have foundered at a key species conference in Johannesburg. A proposal put forward by Kenya was strongly supported but failed to gain the two-thirds majority required. The opposition of the EU, which voted as a block, was pivotal in the defeat.


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A case against two circus owners and an employee from the well-known Brian Boswell Circus was taken off the court roll due to a lack of evidence

Charges against Boswell Circus three withdrawn

2016-04-26 - Port Elizabeth , South Africa.

Charges against two circus owners and an employee from the well known Brian Boswell Circus have been withdrawn in the Port Elizabeth magistrate’s court. Jane Boswell, her daughter Georgina, and elephant handler David Marais were facing a string of charges for allegedly beating, chaining, confining and not providing sufficient water and shade to elephants between December 2012 and January 2013.


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Kill the elephants, now! Mpumalanga villagers feast on Kruger escapees

2016-01-25 - Mpumalanga, South Africa.

Villagers wielding pangas, grinders and knives slaughtered three elephants that were shot dead in Mpumalanga after escaping from the Kruger National Park. An African Eye News Service reporter witnessed armed rangers from the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency (MTPA) trying to calm residents of Matsulu outside Mbombela last week. The impatient residents, who had arrived on the scene with empty buckets, wanted the rangers to kill the elephants immediately.


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249 Headlines about Elephants from South africa2020-10-27 - , South Africa - 36 year old African female elephant born in Landa has died in Pretoria Zoo. 2020-10-21 - Mkuze, South Africa - ‘Majestic giants’ introduced into community owned reserves to strengthen elephant gene poole 2020-10-19 - Makhanda, South Africa - Big tuskers arrive in Eastern Cape 2020-09-13 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Much-loved elephant bull Tembe dies in Addo Elephant Park 2020-09-13 - Sabi Sands, South Africa - Baby elephant takes a nap 2020-02-15 - Hoedspruit, South Africa - Orphaned albino elephant recovers from poacher’s snare 2016-12-09 - Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa - Infamous SA circus owner fights laws that protect elephants 2016-10-03 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Efforts to boost elephant protection fails at Cites 2016-04-26 - Port Elizabeth , South Africa - Charges against Boswell Circus three withdrawn 2016-01-25 - Mpumalanga, South Africa - Kill the elephants, now! Mpumalanga villagers feast on Kruger escapees 2015-11-27 - , South Africa - An albino elephant on Kapama Game Reserve 2015-11-13 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Increase in elephant poaching a concern for Kruger Park management 2015-11-08 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Rangers in Congo"s Garamba park fight, die in skirmishes with heavily armed elephant poachers 2014-05-23 - Knysna, South Africa - Knysna Elephant Parks Response to Abuse Allegations 2014-05-19 - Knysna, South Africa - Alleged animal abuse at Knysna Elephant Park 2014-05-15 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Shock as SANParks discovers first poached elephant in ten years 2013-12-31 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Elephant put down after Kruger Park attack 2013-12-27 - Johannesburg, South Africa - EU Pledges 170 Million Rand To Help Fight Illegal Ivory Trade 2013-06-14 - Mossel Bay, South Africa - Thandora death in Gondwana Game Reserve shocks experts 2013-06-05 - Mahikeng, South Africa - Elephant mismanagement prompts hunting permit change 2013-04-27 - Durban, South Africa - South Africa: Government Must Urgently Erect Fencing Between Kruger National Park and Mozambique 2013-04-26 - Mossel Bay, South Africa - Thandora"s first days in the wild 2013-04-17 - Johannesburg, South Africa - South African elephant handler slips off back of elephant and is trampled to death 2013-04-15 - Skukuza, South Africa - Elephant overturns vehicle in Kruger 2013-03-22 - Kruger national park, South Africa - Elephant Culling In Kruger National Park: The Story Behind The Controversy 2013-03-06 - Bloemfontein, South Africa - Bloemfontein zoo elephant Thandora to be released in reserve 2012-10-26 - Bloemfontein, South Africa - Bloemfontein Zoo unhygienic: NSPCA 2012-08-08 - Pretoria, South Africa - Elephants may be contributing to deforestation 2012-08-02 - Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa - Circus boss Brian Boswell cracks whip. Fights off animal rights activists. 2012-04-09 - Louis Trichardt, South Africa - Man charged with illegal elephant hunt 2012-03-11 - Addo, South Africa - Dominant Addo elephant killed by brother 2012-03-04 - Pietermaritzburg, South Africa - Pain of translocation 2012-03-03 - Johannesburg, South Africa - R.I.P. "Elephant whisperer" Lawrence Anthony passes away 2012-02-17 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Activists: Poachers kill 200 elephants in Cameroon 2012-02-15 - Kruger Park, South Africa - Elephants trumpet dietary changes 2012-01-05 - Skukuza, South Africa - New African elephant fund receives major boost 2011-12-29 - Pretoria, South Africa - Global trust fund boosts six elephant projects 2011-12-29 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephant poaching: "Record year" for ivory seizures 2011-11-04 - Sabi Sabi Game Reserve, South Africa - Head-butting Elephants at Sabi Sabi 2011-11-01 - Mbombela, South Africa - Kruger elephant tusk may break record 2011-06-06 - Knysna, South Africa - Knysna Elephant attack: handler critical 2011-04-12 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Baby elephant"s death affects zoo staff 2011-04-12 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Baby elephant"s death affects zoo staff 2011-03-28 - Pretoria, South Africa - National Zoological Gardens of South Africa: Baby Elephant Born ! 2010-11-26 - Knysna, South Africa - Elephant care a jumbo task 2010-10-22 - Pretoria, South Africa - Man gored by elephant sues game lodge 2010-09-15 - Kwelera, South Africa - Elephant walks offered at Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve 2010-08-20 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Giant step forward as Addo elephants’ territory doubles (video) 2010-05-24 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephant picture explains mystery of leaking jacuzzi 2010-03-20 - Knysna, South Africa - Tracking down the elusive Knysna elephants 2010-03-08 - Pretoria, South Africa - Plan to kill elephants stirs outrage 2010-01-25 - Kwalata Game Ranch, South Africa - Changed date International Elephant Conservation and Research Symposium 2009-12-27 - Inkwenkwezi Game Reserve, South Africa - Two boys dodge elephant attack 2009-12-10 - Cape Town, South Africa - Comments on captive elephants in South Africa only two weeks more 2009-12-03 - Kruger Park, South Africa - Reader photo of the day: Warthog faces off against elephant herd 2009-11-25 - Plettenberg Bay, South Africa - Elephant turns on handler 2009-10-26 - Knysna, South Africa - Secret Elephants of Knysna alive, well 2009-10-10 - Cape Town, South Africa - As a small child I had a cuddly toy elephant that accompanied me everywhere 2009-10-05 - Cape Town, South Africa - Elephant dies of old age 2009-10-02 - Pretoria, South Africa - Elephant poaching on the rise 2009-10-01 - Pretoria, South Africa - Distressed elephant"s life to be spared 2009-09-30 - Cape Town, South Africa - Djuma Elephant to be euthanised 2009-09-28 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Uproar over distressed elephant 2009-02-25 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Planned parenthood for elephants. Can innovative contraception ideas solve South Africa"s elephant problem? 2009-02-10 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Elephant"s sad farewell to friend Alexander in KNP 2008-11-14 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - S. Africa May Cull Elephants in 2009 for First Time Since 1994 2008-11-12 - Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa - Tuskers to mint own gold coins 2008-11-10 - Eastern Cape, South Africa - Baa-my pair are best of friends 2008-11-07 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Ivory Auctions In Southern Africa Raise More Than $15 Million 2008-10-27 - Cape Town, South Africa - International Sale of Elephant Ivory Begins in Southern Africa, Amid Controversy 2008-10-27 - Knysna, South Africa - Sanparks Statement on the Knysna elephant – No evidence for more than 1 survivor 2008-10-17 - Pretoria, South Africa - Tons of ivory sold abroad 2008-10-16 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Southern Africa to auction more than 100 tonnes of ivory 2008-10-13 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - From cellphones to elephants 2008-10-08 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - No sheepish tastes for cream and ivory 2008-09-30 - Knysna, South Africa - SANParks focuses on Knysna forest elephants 2008-09-17 - Durban, South Africa - Population and individual elephant response to a catastrophic fire in Pilanesberg National Park. 2008-09-11 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Shock at ‘freak’ elephant attack 2008-08-12 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Why legal ivory trade is better for the elephants 2008-07-24 - Tshwane, South Africa - Africa: Country Donates 160 Elephants to Zambia 2008-07-17 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Activists livid after China approved for ivory sale 2008-07-17 - Pretoria, South Africa - South Africa: INTL Conservation Group Agrees to Once-Off Sale of Ivory 2008-06-12 - Pretoria, South Africa - Elephant culling unnecessary 2008-05-28 - Johannesburg, South Africa - SA elephant cull ban ends 2008-04-30 - Johannesburg, South Africa - South Africa lifts ban on elephant culling 2008-04-17 - Cape Town, South Africa - Legal ivory sold to China ‘could end up in illicit market’ reach 2008-03-16 - Stellenbosch, South Africa - Cleopatra"s Journey by Iain Macdonald 2008-03-11 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Kruger National Park Elephants Numbers up by Five Percent 2008-03-08 - KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Elephant Contraception in Kwazulu-Natal’s Tembe Elephant Park 2008-03-03 - Pretoria, South Africa - Should elephants be culled? 2008-03-03 - Pretoria, South Africa - Pondering the herd mentality. Elephants grieve. 2008-03-02 - Pretoria, South Africa - The Elephant Culling Debate 2008-03-01 - Johannesburg, South Africa - China eyes slice of SA"s ivory stockpile 2008-02-28 - Pretoria, South Africa - The HSUS / HSI Applauds New Regulations on Elephant Management in South Africa, Warns Against Culling 2008-02-28 - Mpumalanga, South Africa - Game ranger killed by elephant 2008-02-27 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - The Big Question: Why is South Africa proposing to cull thousands of elephants in Kruger National Park? Why are we asking this now? 2008-02-26 - Johannesburg, South Africa - NSPCA concerned about lot of circus elephants 2008-02-26 - Pretoria, South Africa - Born free foundation stunned by south african decision to lift cull ban! 2008-02-26 - Pretoria, South Africa - Ban on elephant culling lifted – but only as a last resort 2008-02-25 - Pretoria, South Africa - Policy announcement by Marthinus van Schalkwyk, South African Minister of Environmental Affairs and Tourism, on the occasion of the publication of the final Norms and Standards for Elephant Management 2008-02-22 - Johannesburg, South Africa - We will act if culling is made legal 2008-02-16 - Knysna, South Africa - A pressing engagement 2008-02-06 - Knysna, South Africa - Tragedy prompts joyous gesture 2008-01-15 - Tzaneen, South Africa - Elephants for Africa Forever 2008-01-14 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Controlling S. Africa"s elephant population 2007-12-25 - Johannesburg, South Africa - The problem of plenty 2007-12-16 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Game rangers bag poachers 2007-12-13 - Waterberg, South Africa - South Africa elephants get birth control 2007-12-08 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Do Elephants Affect Frogs 2007-11-24 - Johannesburg, South Africa - In celebration of the elephants 2007-10-21 - Paola Cavalieri, South Africa - What are humans doing to the elephants? 2007-09-28 - Knysna, South Africa - New hope for Knysna elephants 2007-09-11 - Vanderbijlpark, South Africa - Elephant played soccer with me 2007-09-11 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Culling elephants could cost SA 2007-09-11 - Tzaneen, South Africa - Van Schalkwyks elephantine error 2007-08-30 - Durban, South Africa - Roscar award for Bring the Elephant Home film 2007-08-28 - Hartbeespoort, South Africa - Shelter for giants. Rescued elephants get the best of care in a sanctuary in South Africa. 2007-08-15 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Conservationist Lawrence Anthony escapes attack of angry elephant at Thula Thula Game Reserve 2007-08-14 - Tshwane, South Africa - South Africa: Culling "Last Resort" for Elephant Management 2007-08-14 - Pretoria, South Africa - SA ivory sale waits on provinces 2007-07-16 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephants "Learn" to Avoid Land Mines in War-Torn Angola 2007-07-07 - Grahamstown, South Africa - Court order preventing a man from training and exhibiting elephants 2007-07-03 - Hartbeespoort Dam, South Africa - Infamous animal trader Riccardo Ghiazza dies in crash 2007-06-27 - Durban, South Africa - The Big Dispute: Dassie: Relationship to Elephants 2007-06-19 - Bloemfontein, South Africa - Milk composition of three free-ranging African elephant (Loxodonta africana africana) cows during mid lactation. 2007-06-06 - Cape Town, South Africa - Authorities to discuss elephant management 2007-06-05 - Knysna, South Africa - Worlds Most Southerly Elephants Survive Against All Odds 2007-05-12 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephant kills South African hunter 2007-05-10 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Body temperature daily rhythm adaptations in African savanna elephants (Loxodonta africana). 2007-04-17 - Phalaborwa, South Africa - Elephant tramples elderly woman 2007-04-13 - Wiwatersrand, South Africa - A naturally hot topic: baby elephants temperatures are the important factor in the population movements of the herds 2007-04-06 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephant fall: Two taken to Johannesburg 2007-04-05 - Hartbeespoort, South Africa - UK couple critical after elephant fall 2007-04-04 - Johannesburg, South Africa - 5-Country Conservation Area Would Aid Africa"s Largest Elephant Herd 2007-04-01 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Rhinos and elephants in Southern Africa are coming under increased pressure from poachers 2007-03-30 - Durban, South Africa - Implementing immunocontraception in free-ranging African elephants at Makalali conservancy. 2007-03-20 - Stellenbosch, South Africa - Chromosome painting among Proboscidea, Hyracoidea and Sirenia: support for Paenungulata (Afrotheria, Mammalia) but not Tethytheria. 2007-03-20 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Trumpet sounds call to end elephant safaris 2007-03-20 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Temperature could be key in elephant research 2007-03-19 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Field ranger Thomas Mathosi stable after attack 2007-03-18 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Weekend Getaway: Elephant back safaris at Addo Elephant National Park 2007-03-14 - Sabisands, South Africa - Couple"s elephant birth video is global hit 2007-03-13 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Elephant Herd Attacks Ranger In South African Game Park 2007-03-07 - Johannesburg, South Africa - After canned lions, elephant-back tourism in line of fire in South Africa 2007-02-28 - ADDO ELEPHANT PARK, South Africa - South Africa Proposes Elephant Slaughter Limits 2007-02-25 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - WWF: South Africa should consider elephant cull 2007-02-14 - KwaZulu Natal, South Africa - Fatal attraction: Elephants and marula fruit 2006-11-24 - Pretoria, South Africa - A method for determining the extent of thermal burns in elephants. 2006-11-20 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Jumbo boost for Somerset East as elephants return to the region 2006-11-16 - EAST LONDON, South Africa - Elephant herd released at Mpongo 2006-11-14 - Durban, South Africa - Elephant calves need help 2006-11-13 - Limpopo, South Africa - Thukela "problem elephants" captured and relocated to their new home in SanWild wildlife sanctuary 2006-11-12 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephant versus man: the Human-Elephant Conflict in Africa 2006-11-04 - Kapama, South Africa - Nature film: Escape the Elephants. Saba Douglas Hamilton follows elephants in the bush in an effort to snare poachers. 2006-11-03 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Tourist hurt as horse spooked in Addo Elephant Park 2006-11-01 - Thula Thula, South Africa - Lawrence Anthony, THE ELEPHANT WHISPERER 2006-10-20 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - SOUTHERN AFRICA: No Ivory Sales Now Doesnt Mean None Later 2006-10-15 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Scientist raises issue of elephants maimed by wire snares 2006-10-12 - BEIT BRIDGE, South Africa - Arrest of Foreign Nationals and Seizure of smuggled Drugs and Ivory. MEDIA STATEMENT ISSUED BY THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE 2006-10-11 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Church and elephants fall foul of government land reform efforts 2006-10-10 - Limpopo, South Africa - Orphaned KwaZulu-Natal elephants rescued, move to new home in Limpopo 2006-10-06 - Plettenberg Bay, South Africa - Riding the Elephants 2006-10-03 - Cameroon, South Africa - An Update, And A Close Call from the "Elephants of Cameroon" 2006-09-19 - Derdepoort, South Africa - Stray elephant kills game ranger in South Africa 2006-09-13 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Elephants And Ethics Explored 2006-09-03 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Elephant Birth at Ulusaba in South Africa 2006-08-23 - Durban, South Africa - The role of foraging behaviour in the sexual segregation of the African elephant. 2006-08-21 - Tshwane, South Africa - South Africa: Elephant Science Round Table to Meet Again 2006-08-17 - GIRIYONDO, South Africa - Presidents Open African Cross - Border Park 2006-08-08 - KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, South Africa - As the Elephants Multiply, So Do Kruger Game Park"s Woes - South African Proposal to Cull Animals Sparks National Debate 2006-08-05 - Thukela, South Africa - Operation Jumbo Journey 2006-07-19 - Cape Town, South Africa - In the past seven months, Chinese dealers bought 30 tonnes ivory from Zimbabwes Parks and Wildlife Management Authority - representing the tusks of about 2250 elephants. 2006-07-18 - Giyani, South Africa - Search Intensified by Limpopo rangers for 26 Escaped Elephants from Kruger National Park 2006-07-18 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - WWF: Managing elephants in southern Africa - A numbers game 2006-07-18 - Limpopo, South Africa - Two elephants shot in Limpopo 2006-07-17 - Giyani, South Africa - 26 jumbos break out of Kruger National Park 2006-07-02 - Balule, South Africa - Hunt On For Wounded Elephant 2006-05-06 - Durban, South Africa - Elephants for EL reserve, Public to take walks with jumbos 2006-04-24 - Cape Town, South Africa - IFAW: Young elephants snatched from wild with conservation approval 2006-03-27 - Hoedspruit, South Africa - Fate of killer Camp Jabulani elephant unclear 2006-03-24 - Letaba, South Africa - Letaba Elephant Hall in the Kruger National Park Reopens 2006-03-06 - Hoedspruit, South Africa - Jabulani Camp elephant kills trainer Elias Makori 2006-02-17 - Cape Town, South Africa - Tuskers return to the Cape 2006-01-25 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Rejected baby elephant starts new life in Knysna 2006-01-19 - GAUTENG, South Africa - Boswell"s BIG on variety 2006-01-19 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - No reason" to cull SA elephants 2006-01-19 - CAPE TOWN, South Africa - World"s leading elephant scientists meet in Cape Town 2005-12-28 - DINOKENG, South Africa - "Rogue" African elephants may soon hunt poachers 2005-11-12 - Mooketsi, South Africa - Safari Elephant injures Student 2005-11-08 - Pilanesberg, South Africa - Recovered elephants going home at last 2005-11-04 - KWAZULU-NATAL, South Africa - Elephant kills woman at game lodge 2005-10-23 - Pilanesberg, South Africa - Technology takes sting out of jumbo burns 2005-10-21 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Burnt baby elephant euthanised 2005-10-20 - Pilanesberg, South Africa - Antiseptic spray helps elephants heal quicker 2005-10-19 - RIVERSIDE, Calif, South Africa - Based on Body Size, Bacteria and Elephants Have Similar Metabolism, Ecologists Find - UCR-led research team shows that organisms use their biochemical characteristics to overcome limitations arising from their body size 2005-10-18 - Pretoria, South Africa - Two elephant calves die of lung damage after veld fire 2005-10-14 - Pilanesberg, South Africa - Burning debate over ellies 2005-10-02 - Pretoria, South Africa - Park needs thorough research 2005-09-28 - Hammanskraal, South Africa - Pilanesberg elephants traumatised after blaze 2005-09-25 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Culling won"t win SA any friends 2005-09-24 - Pilanesberg, South Africa - Burnt elephants taken to a safe house 2005-09-23 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Veld fire burns 20 elephants 2005-09-21 - Johannesburg, South Africa - 10,000 elephants facing slaughter to protect trees 2005-09-20 - Pretoria, South Africa - South Africa Wants To Cull Elephant Population 2005-09-15 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Seven more elephants escape from Kruger Park 2005-09-11 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - D-Day looms for jumbos in Kruger 2005-09-09 - Canningsmoore, Marite, South Africa - Six escaped elephants shot 2005-09-06 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Chillies cool conflict between man and elephants 2005-08-21 - Hartebeespoort, South Africa - As one with the elephants - Getting up close and personal with elephants has changed Arja Salafranca 2005-07-20 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephants have emotions "just like humans" 2005-07-03 - Skukuza, South Africa - ELEPHANT (LOXODONTA AFRICANA) DIETS IN KRUGER NATIONAL PARK, SOUTH AFRICA: SPATIAL AND LANDSCAPE DIFFERENCES 2005-06-28 - Knysna, South Africa - Trauma of culling haunting Knysna"s elephants who killed elephant keeper Tobias Ndlovu? 2005-06-27 - Hoedspruit, South Africa - Elephants get the snip in landmark operation 2005-06-25 - Johannesburg, South Africa - "Stop using elephants for Safaris" 2005-06-23 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephant kills handler in Knysna, South Africa 2005-06-22 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Stop SA elephant tours - demand 2005-06-08 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Elephants return to South Africa"s famed Karoo 2005-05-15 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephants: tourism"s new money-spinners 2005-04-25 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephants: A huge headache 2005-04-07 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephants "born to be wild" 2005-03-27 - Limpopo, South Africa - Kruger elephants head for Mozambique 2005-03-22 - The Crags, South Africa - Elephants find new home near Knysna 2005-02-23 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Ranger killed by elephant at S.Africa"s Kruger 2005-02-11 - Limpopo, South Africa - Two elephants in historic vasectomy operation 2005-01-20 - Port Elizabeth, South Africa - Rangers watch anxiously over rare newborn twin elephants in Addo Elephant National Park 2005-01-12 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - African sun puts albino jumbo at risk 2004-12-22 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Rampaging elephants a headache in South Africa 2004-12-16 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Keeps Elephants at Bay 2004-11-30 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Scientists create elephant contraceptive drug 2004-11-22 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - One Park, Three Countries: The Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park 2004-11-17 - Cape Town, South Africa - Weapons for ivory: the illegal trade between Bejiing and Zimbabwe 2004-11-03 - Johannesburg, South Africa - SANParks Brews Plan to Cull Elephant Herds 2004-10-29 - Cape Town, South Africa - Man Friday: On the trail of elephants and Blue Bulls somewhere between Botswana and Namibia 2004-10-25 - Pretoria, South Africa - Massive elephant culling in Kruger Park on the cards 2004-10-24 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Why 5000 elephants must die 2004-10-23 - Cape Town, South Africa - Elephant culling: A "just war" no one wants 2004-10-22 - Pretoria, South Africa - Elephant Management Plan Proposed 2004-10-21 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - South Africa weighs killing off excess elephants 2004-10-20 - Pretoria, South Africa - Kruger Elephants culling Debate Heats Up 2004-10-18 - Johannesburg, South Africa - Elephants: Vets offer help 2004-10-17 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - Great Elephant Indaba: Elephants face cull as numbers rise 2004-10-14 - Pretoria, South Africa - Elephant Debate Not a Ploy to Reintroduce Culling, Says Mabunda 2004-07-26 - Durban, South Africa - Rogue elephants shot by rangers 2003-02-04 - PRETORIA, South Africa - Elephant handler Wayne Stockigt says elephant abuse is not cruel 2001-10-03 - Kruger National Park, South Africa - World"s biggest elephant relocation begins 2001-04-17 - JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Elephant accidentally kills handler 1998-11-06 - BRITS, South Africa - Elephant trainer admits mistakes in cruelty case - Ruling due in South African custody suit 1995-06-01 - Skukuza, South Africa - An outbreak of encephalomyocarditis-virus infection in free-ranging African elephants in the Kruger National Park. 1990-08-23 - Pretoria, South Africa - Nature: Isotope fingerprints in elephant bone and ivory

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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.
His body w...


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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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