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The First European Elephant Management School

2011-11-14 - Hamburg, Germany.

The curriculum will cover the majority aspects of elephant management and elephant care, from husbandry and health care, to transport, training, reproduction and conservation.


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First European Elephant Management School

2010-11-15 - Hamburg, Germany.

Elephant Management School in Hamburg, is holding its held annual course in
November. The First European Elephant Management School is a practical orientated course on different elephant management tactics. Free contact as well as protected contact management techniques and procedures will be trained.


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European Elephant Management School

2009-11-09 - Hamburg, Germany.

The First European Elephant Management School is a practical orientated course on different elephant management tactics. Free contact as well as protected contact management techniques and procedures will be trained. Hagenbecks Tierpark currently houses eleven Asian elephants of all age groups and with a high training standard. Important elephant management procedures will be taught on and with the animals (e.g. foot trimming, transportation). The School is held in a nine-day-session. The course...


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Jumbo stretch: The baby elephant perches on the edge of its enclosure and stretches out its trunk to grab a morsel from the child

Balanced diet: The amazing moment an elephant perched on tiptoes to grab food from a toddler visiting the zoo

2009-09-10 - Hamburg, Germany.

It hardly counts as one of the athletes of the animal kingdom, but even an elephant can have its agile moments. In this case, several tons of jumbo is balanced on a 4-in wide ledge to take a tidbit. The peckish pachyderm was in its enclosure when it spotted a toddler in his father's arms holding out a vegetable stalk.


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A Baby Elephant"s First Steps (PHOTOS)

2009-08-03 - Hamburg, Germany.

Baby elephant Rani plays with her mother Tura outdoors for the first time in an enclosure at the Hagenbeck zoo in Hamburg. Rani was born on July 3, 2009 and is now the youngest member of a family of 12 elephants that live in the zoo.


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Baby elephant Russelchen seemed to be getting on with the tusk at hand - enjoying his first day with his family at the Hagenbecks Zoo in Hamburg!

Is this baby elephant the new Knut?

2008-11-26 - Hamburg, Germany.

Four-day-old Russelchen - which means 'little trunk' in German - had great fun exploring the elephant house, and is set to be a massive hit with the public.
But can he really be the new Knut, the cute polar bear who won the hearts of people around the world with his antics at Berlin Zoo? Russelchen bravely tried out everything his bigger friends were doing – blowing his trunk, having a hearty drink and going for a splash around. But his first swimming attempt was cut short by his cautio...


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Newborn elephant in Hagenbecks Tierpark in Hamburg

2008-11-23 - Hamburg, Germany.

A newly born elephant baby plays with its mother Yashoda at the Hagenbeck Tierpark (animal park) in the northern German city of Hamburg. The 90 centimetre in height and 95 kilo in weight baby Asian elephant was born on November 21.


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Just what the elephants at the Hamburg Zoo need -- pasteries

2008-07-24 - Hamburg, Germany.

Can I get a bucket of coffee with that? Just what the elephants at the Hamburg Zoo need -- pasteries.


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How Islam Came to Germany

2008-06-16 - Hamburg, Germany. Ursula Spuler-Stegemann, University of Marburg

Various sources relate that Charlemagne established diplomatic relations with this Abbasid ruler Caliph Harun al-Rashid in the year 797 or 801. Both sides reportedly guaranteed freedom of belief for members of the other religion in their respective empires. It is in any case an established historic fact that the elephant Abul Abbas died in 810. This magnificent animal had been sent by the caliph to Charlemagne in Aachen as a token of his friendship.


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46th Annual Rajah Shrine Circus in Hamburg

2008-03-08 - Hamburg, United States.

The best part, is if you come early, you get to get up close and personal with some of the performers, like Mikea here. She's a 3,000 pound African Elephant


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First European Elephant Management School in Hagenbecks Tierpark

2007-11-12 - Hamburg, Germany.

The First European Elephant Management School is a practical orientated course on different elephant management tactics. Free contact as well as protected contact management technics and procedures will be trained.


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Elephant baby in Hagenbecks Tierpark in Hamburg

2007-04-12 - Hamburg, Germany. Dan Koehl

Elephant Lai Sinh delivered wednesday morning a female elephant baby, her first succesful after the stillbirth in 2003. Father is the 34 year old bull Hussein. Theres now altogether 11 elephants in Hagenbecks Zoo, celebrating 100 years.


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Captive Elephants Get Pedicures

2006-11-28 - Hamburg, Germany.

At the Hamburg Zoo in Germany, elephant experts train zoo keepers on how to handle the giant animals, particularly on how to properly trim their toenails.


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First European Elephant Management School

2006-11-06 - Hamburg, Germany.

The First European Elephant Management School is a practical orientated course on different elephant management tactics. Free contact as well as protected contact management technics and procedures will be trained.


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European Elephant Management School - 7-15 November 2005

2005-11-07 - Hamburg, Germany.

The First European Elephant Management School is a practical orientated course on different elephant management tactics. Free contact as well as protected contact management technics and procedures will be trained. Hagenbecks Tierpark currently houses eleven Asian elephants of all age groups and with a high training standard. Important elephant management procedures will be taught on and with the animal (e.g. foot trimming, transportation). The School is held in a nine-day-session.


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15 Headlines about Elephants from Hamburg2011-11-14 - Hamburg, Germany - The First European Elephant Management School 2010-11-15 - Hamburg, Germany - First European Elephant Management School 2009-11-09 - Hamburg, Germany - European Elephant Management School 2009-09-10 - Hamburg, Germany - Balanced diet: The amazing moment an elephant perched on tiptoes to grab food from a toddler visiting the zoo 2009-08-03 - Hamburg, Germany - A Baby Elephant"s First Steps (PHOTOS) 2008-11-26 - Hamburg, Germany - Is this baby elephant the new Knut? 2008-11-23 - Hamburg, Germany - Newborn elephant in Hagenbecks Tierpark in Hamburg 2008-07-24 - Hamburg, Germany - Just what the elephants at the Hamburg Zoo need -- pasteries 2008-06-16 - Hamburg, Germany - How Islam Came to Germany 2008-03-08 - Hamburg, United States - 46th Annual Rajah Shrine Circus in Hamburg 2007-11-12 - Hamburg, Germany - First European Elephant Management School in Hagenbecks Tierpark 2007-04-12 - Hamburg, Germany - Elephant baby in Hagenbecks Tierpark in Hamburg 2006-11-28 - Hamburg, Germany - Captive Elephants Get Pedicures 2006-11-06 - Hamburg, Germany - First European Elephant Management School 2005-11-07 - Hamburg, Germany - European Elephant Management School - 7-15 November 2005

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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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Elephant kills Colombian researcher in Uganda

2022-04-12 - Fort Portal, Uganda.

A Colombian researcher has died after being trampled on by an elephant in Uganda's Kibale National Park. Ramirez Amaya Sebastian, who is based at a university in the US, had been carrying out a routin...


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Elephant tramples mahout to death in Thiruvananthapuram

2022-04-11 - Thiruvananthapuram, India.

A mahout was trampled to death by an elephant that ran amok on Monday at Mukkukada near Navayikkulam in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram district. Unni, a native of Vellannoor, was killed by the elephant w...


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Accident in Prague Zoo"s "Elephant Valley" seriously injures breeder

2022-04-11 - Prague, Czech Republic. Raymond Johnston

A Prague Zoo employee was injured by an elephant over the weekend. The 31-year-old zoo employee had to be taken to the hospital for injuries to her pelvis, chest, and arm. The incident took place earl...


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Elephant count in Tamil Nadu rose by 800 in five years

2022-04-10 - COIMBATORE, India.

xperts from the Forest College and Research Institute in Mettupalayam have told a committee constituted to probe the reasons for the death of wild elephants, especially young ones, over the past year ...


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A film on Malasar tribes of Anamalai

2022-04-08 - Pollachi, India.

Malasar, a six-minute conservation film, narrated by actor Nasser, shows not just the sacred bond between elephants and the Malasar tribes of the Anamalai Hills but also the need to protect the tribes...


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