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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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The Dallas Zoo announced the name of its new baby African elephant.

2023-03-18 - Dallas, United States.

This little boy is almost three weeks old, and he has a NAME! Meet... Okubili! His name means "two" or "duplicate" in Zulu, and we think it's perfect for this little one because he is a carbon copy of...


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Asian baby elephant at Jinan Zoo in Shandong dies of multiple organ failure

2023-03-15 - Jinan, China.

An Asian elephant named Yaqi at Jinan Zoo in East China's Shandong Province died of multiple organ failure on Monday, the zoo announced, breaking heart of netizens. Yaqi would no longer embrace the sp...


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Dallas Zoo welcomes 290-pound baby elephant

2023-03-08 - Dallas, United States.

In a historic birth, the Dallas Zoo welcomed a baby elephant to the family late last month, the zoo announced Wednesday. At 290 pounds, the male calf was born Feb. 26 at 2:27 a.m. to one of the zoo’...


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Researchers: Sequim artifact oldest bone weapon in Americas. Study confirms date on 13,900-year-old fragments

In November 2020, Zachary Newell, a researcher at the Center for the Study of the First Americans at Texas A&M, meets with Judy Reandeau Stipe, executive director of the Sequim Museum, and Clare Manis Hatler to discuss the mastodon and its discovery.

2023-02-27 - Sequim, United States.

Using 21st century technology to peer into mankind’s history dating back nearly 14,000 years, a team led by a Texas A&M professor has confirmed what researchers believe is the oldest weapon made of ...


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Fort Worth Zoo celebrates three generations of Asian elephants highlighted by its new addition.

2023-02-24 - Fort Worth, United States.

It’s official, baby Brazos has a brother from another mother as of 2 a.m. on February 23. This healthy 37-inch-tall, 270-pound male Asian elephant calf is the fifth calf born at the Fort Worth Zoo, ...


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Elephant Moti dies of painful leg injury in India

2023-02-22 - Ramnagar, India.

The 35-year-old elephant Moti passed away on Saturday after suffering a leg and foot injury from being abused his whole life, animal welfare organization Wildlife SOS said. Moti was living in captivit...


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Activism or paternalism? The case of elephant-based tourism in Southeast Asia.

Staff care deeply for Asian elephants At Kulen Elephant Forest, Cambodia. Photo credit N. Dubrocard.

2023-02-19 - Brisbane, Australia. Dr Ingrid Suter, Asian Captive Elephant Standards

Western-run NGOs would rather dominate and talk over local communities, deny poor people a legitimate income stream, and continue to dehumanise all Southeast Asian elephant workers as uneducated, igno...


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43 Year Age Elephant Death Chronology At Aek Nauli Elephant Conservation Camp Simalungun

2023-02-18 - Berita, Indonesia.

The male elephant Dwiki, aged approximately 43 years, was declared dead in ANECC, Simalungun Regency, February 14, 2023 at 06.20 WIB."On December 18, 2022, two Dwiki and Dini elephants were moved from...


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Elephant tramples 2 women, child to death during religious procession

People try to control the elephant, which turned violent, in Gorakhpur on Thursday. (PTI)

2023-02-17 - Lucknow, India. Manish Sahu, Indian Express

Two women and a five-year-old boy were trampled to death when an elephant went berserk during a ‘kalash yatra’ (religious procession) at Mohammadpur Mafi village of Uttar Pradesh’s Gorakhpur dis...


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‘The Magician’s Elephant’ Trailer Promises an Enchanting Adventure in Netflix Adaptation of Kate DiCamillo Fable (Exclusive)

2023-02-16 - , United States.

The upcoming animated feature film, set to premiere globally March 17, is directed by Wendy Rogers. To uncover the answer, the young boy must find both a mysterious elephant — currently in the hands...


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Zoo Miami Keeper 2 – Elephants

2023-02-15 - Miami, United States.

Zoo Miami currently has a full time Zoo Keeper 2 position available with the Elephant team. We are searching for a team-oriented candidate that will be engaging and deliver exceptional customer servic...


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13 forest dept. staff from Tamil Nadu complete training at Thai Elephant Conservation Center

13 mahouts and cavadis from Tamil Nadu received training in Thai Elephant Conservation Centre on techniques to examine camp elephants for ailments and skin issues, elephant bathing, taking care of baby elephants etc.

2023-02-14 - Lampang, Thailand.

Keeping in mind the well-being of elephants, a total of 13 mahouts (trainers) and cavadis or assistants to mahouts from Tamil Nadu were sent to Thai Elephant Conservation Centre in Lampang for trainin...


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Theppakadu Mudumalai Forest Camp (MFC)
Top Slip Kozhikkamuthy Elephant camp (Annaimalai)

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Development in East Manatee County could impact Hunsader Farms, Myakka Elephant Ranch

2023-02-14 - Myakka City, United States.

Proposed development in East Manatee County could lead to changes at the Myakka Elephant Ranch in Myakka City. Julia Braren said every piece of land is precious in Myakka City. The Myakka Elephant Ran...


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Viral Video: Elephants Rescue A Drowning Calf In A Pool At Seoul Zoo; Watch Heartwarming Video!

The video has gotten over 879.9k views, 4,393 retweets, and over 26k likes since it was uploaded. The footage touched viewers, who praised the elephants’ fast thinking and selflessness in saving the calf’s life.

2023-02-14 - Seoul, South Korea. Srushti Gharat

In the video, a small elephant and its mother are sipping water from a pool when the calf slips into it. The mother elephant panics and tries to bring the baby elephant out of the water. Fortunately, ...


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Remembering Ziwadi, Our Gift

2023-02-09 - Nairobi, Kenya.

On the afternoon of 8th February, the Nursery herd gathered for their customary mud bath. As has become her new custom, Ziwadi joined in. She was splashing around and having lots of fun, when she sudd...


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Walt Disney World Resort : Animal Keeper Associate: Elephants

2023-02-09 - Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States.

Disney's Animal Kingdom is looking to fill an Animal Keeper Associate position on the Elephant team. You will work closely with a team of keepers to perform daily care of the collection following esta...


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