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Assam: Baby jumbo finds new home after mother’s death by electrocution

2021-11-02 - Bankura, India.

A three-month-old male orphan baby of an electrocuted elephant from Assam’s Golaghat district has found a second home at the Centre for Wildlife Rehabilitation and Conservation (CWRC).

The centre, the only rehabilitation shelter for wildlife orphans in northeast India, is now the abode of this baby after it was rescued by Golaghat division’s forest team.


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Rescue centre for rogue elephants in West Bengal

2010-04-28 - Bankura, India.

Even as the shooting of a rogue elephant in West Bengals Paschim Medinipur district led to a controversy, Forest Department officials said that a rescue centre for “problem elephants” in the region is being contemplated. “A rescue centre for rogue elephants has been planned and the Divisional Forest Officer in Bankura has been given the task of identifying land for this purpose,” said Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (Wildlife) S.B. Mondal.


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Elephant calf dies in Bankura forest

2009-09-19 - Bankura, India.

An 18-day-old elephant calf died after it fell into a small waterbody while roaming with its herd at Chanchor forest in the Bankadaha forest range in Bankura early on Friday. The calf was born in this forest after the herd about 25 elephants wandered from the Dalma forests a few weeks ago. The elephants come into the South Bengal forests in search of food during this time of the year, their breeding season.


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Herd of elephants enters Bankura

2008-08-26 - Bankura, India.

A herd of 60 elephants entered Bankura district last night. According to senior forest officials, on Tuesday morning the herd was sighted at the Bankadaha range in the jungles under the Panchet Soil Conservation division in Bishnupur. The herd, comprising four tuskers, is the first herd to enter Bankura this monsoon. At Asthasole, the herd entered agricultural land and destroyed a significant amount of standing crop. The forest division, however, doesn’t have any plan to drive the elephants ou...


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Unruly elephants driven out by trained ones

2008-01-23 - Bankura, India.

The kunki (trained) elephants brought from the West Midnapore division have finally driven out the jumbo herd that had been rampaging the Bankura district for the past one month. Out of the 72 that had been on the rampage, only a few remain to be driven out. Senior forest division officials of Bankura and Bishnupur are, however, optimistic that the remaining few would be driven out in the next couple of days. Elephant herds from Dalma range in Jharkhand had intruded into the Bankura district and...


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Boy trampled to death by elephant

2007-08-20 - Bankura, India.

A boy was trampled to death by wild elephants at Chhatna area in Bankura district on Monday. The 14-year old unfortunately fell before an elephant herd that strayed from Dalma forest in search of crops, forest department sources said. Local people alleged there had been numerous depredations by elephant herd in the area in past but the forest department did little to save the villagers.


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Elephants create panic

2005-09-28 - Bankura, India.

With the onset of monsoon, the Dalma range migrants are back to strike the Bankura forests and villages. In three phases 69 wild elephants have reportedly reached Bankura in the past two weeks. The forest officials and the residents of villages falling under the coarse of journey of the elephants have further been struck with the return of the pachyderms.


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Elephants hit Bankura

2005-07-12 - BANKURA, India.

Three elephants went on a rampage in four villages near Bishnupur town last night. The forest officials of Panchet Soil Conservation Division rushed to the affected villages today to assess the extent of damages. The elephant herd had meanwhile fled to the jungle. The herd had entered Choukan village — about 12 km from Bishnupur town — about nine p.m last night.


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8 Headlines about Elephants from BANKURA2021-11-02 - Bankura, India - Assam: Baby jumbo finds new home after mother’s death by electrocution 2010-04-28 - Bankura, India - Rescue centre for rogue elephants in West Bengal 2009-09-19 - Bankura, India - Elephant calf dies in Bankura forest 2008-08-26 - Bankura, India - Herd of elephants enters Bankura 2008-01-23 - Bankura, India - Unruly elephants driven out by trained ones 2007-08-20 - Bankura, India - Boy trampled to death by elephant 2005-09-28 - Bankura, India - Elephants create panic 2005-07-12 - BANKURA, India - Elephants hit Bankura

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Myanmar: Elephant gives birth to rare white calf in Rhakine

2022-08-08 - Rhakine, Myanmar. Team Udayadani

A rare white elephant took birth in western Myanmar. The white elephant was born last month in western Rakhine state and currently weighs 180 pounds (80 kilograms) and its height is 2.5 feet (70 centi...


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A haven for retired elephants

Visitors up close with the elephants.

2022-07-18 - Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Travelling north from Siem Reap city on National Road 64 for about 90 minutes you will reach a wooden bridge that will take you to the headquarters of the Kulen Elephant Forest Sanctuary, the home of ...


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Madhya Pradesh: Elephant held captive in chains after killing its mahout at Panna Tiger Reserve

2022-07-10 - Panna, India.

A 55-year-old elephant is held captive in chains and shackels in the Panna Tiger Reserve after the elephant brutally killed its mahout Budhram Rotiya on Monday, said an official. Ever since its arriva...


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Dasara elephants may be finalised by July 30

2022-07-08 - Mysore, India.

The Forest Department will initiate the process of identifying elephants for Mysuru Dasara-2022 from July 15 onwards and the jumbos for the finale is likely to be finalised by July 30, ahead of the Da...


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Scientists have brought 28,000-year-old woolly mammoth cells back to life.

2022-05-26 - Higashiosaka, Japan. Jackson White

During a remarkable scientific experiment, cells from a woolly mammoth that died over 28,000 years ago began displaying “signs of life.” The cells from the 28,000-year-old specimen began to displa...


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Second oldest camp elephant dies in Tamil Nadu

2022-04-27 - Pollachi, India.

Vijayalakshmi, the second oldest camp elephant of the Tamil forest department, died at the age of 71 in the Kozhikamuthi elephant camp in the Anaimalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) on Wednesday afternoon. The ...


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3rd Asian Elephant Range States Meeting to be held in Nepal

2022-04-27 - Kathmandu, Nepal.

The 3rd Asian Elephant Range States Meeting (AsERSM) will be held in Nepal from April 27. The sole purpose of the meeting is to secure the future of Asian elephants. Delegates from all 13 Asian Elepha...


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Coming Up Trunks: Elephant Superstud Shows Off His Strength

2022-04-25 - Basel, Switzerland.

African bull elephant Tusker, who sired 13 calves at his previous zoo homes, has become a star attraction at Switzerland's Basel Zoo; not for fatherhood, but for his baffling skills in balancing huge ...


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Jawed Karim Posted the First-Ever video on YouTube 17 years ago

2022-04-25 - San Diego, United States.

On 24th April, 17 years ago, a 25-year-old man named Jawed Karim posted the first-ever video on YouTube, launching a service that has since grown to become the go-to hub for video streaming. The low-r...


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Two male elephants from a well-known wildlife sanctuary in Hazyview die while under sedation

2022-04-25 - Nelspruit, South Africa.

Two elephants, Kasper and Kitso, died while under sedation during relocation efforts from the Lowveld to Kleinmond Wildlife Sanctuary (KWS) in the Western Cape on April 23. According to the owner and ...


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No, Viral Video Does Not Show Muslim Man Attempting To Feed Meat To Elephant

2022-04-22 - Malappuram, India.

The viral video was shared with the claim that the Muslim man from Kerela attempted to provide the elephant with meat to consume. Social media users mocking alleged that it was an attempt to convert t...


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Twin elephant calves born in Bandipur saved from drowning moments after birth

2022-04-21 - , India.

Ramesh Kumar, Director, Bandipur Tiger Reserve, said a few tourists on a safari and staff saw a pregnant elephant near the old reception centre. As the safari van waited, the elephant heaved itself an...


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UP: Dudhwa to get own elephant reserve

2022-04-17 - , India.

Dudhwa would soon have its own dedicated elephant reserve named as Terai Elephant Reserve (TER). The proposed Terai Elephant Reserve in Dudhwa would comprise Pilibhit Tiger Reserve (800 sq kms), Dudhw...


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Experts begin treatment of aged elephant at ATR camp

2022-04-17 - , India.

Four veterinary experts have started treatment of Vijayalakshmi, a 72-year-old female elephant housed at the Kozhikamuthi elephant camp in the Anamalai Tiger Reserve, which has been suffering from dig...


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Adjustments to elephant conservation plan approved

2022-04-16 - , Vietnam.

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has approved adjustments to an elephant conservation plan in Vietnam that was previously signed off for 2013-2020. Under the decision, the scheme will be implemented...


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Elephant Keeper

2022-04-16 - Austin, United States.

Austin, Texas-based activist filmmaker Kate Kirby’s documentary explores the relationship between a mahout and the 60-year-old elephant he tends at a Laotian elephant conservation center.


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More escort elephants must not be allowed at temple festivals: High Court

2022-04-15 - Kochi, India.

The High Court has directed that the government\'s order not to allow more escort elephants than existing ones must be complied with in festivals and other functions at temples under the Travancore De...


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elephant handler is grabbed by the scruff of the neck and forced to kneel at an elephant’s feet after repeatedly beating the animal in the head with a sharp hook in Thailand

2022-04-14 - Ayutthaya, Thailand.

The keeper Peerapat, 18, pierced Chan's thick leathery skin with the bullhook and caused the elephant so much pain that his legs collapsed. Chan Chao is now being treated by local vets with deep cuts ...


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Botswana to translocate 500 elephants to Mozambique

2022-04-14 - Gaborone, Botswana.

Two years after pledging 500 elephants to Mozambique as a gift, Botswana says the animals are set to be translocated in the near future. This was revealed by President Mokgweetsi Masisi during a three...


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Belfast Zoo elephants set to be rehomed at new facility

2022-04-13 - Belfast, United Kingdom.

Two much loved elephants at Belfast Zoo are to leave for a new home the City Council has confirmed on Wednesday. Asian elephants Dunja and Yheeto – both in their 40s - are among the largest resident...


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