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Female Elephant Found Dead & Bleeding From Its Mouth In Sabah, Believed To Be Poisoned - Orphaned wild elephant relocated to Borneo Elephant Sanctuary

2020-11-28 - Kinabatangan, Malaysia.

On Friday (28 November 2020), a Kinabatangan wildlife ranger found and relocated an adolescent elephant that was lost in a plantation in Kampung Sukau. The elephant is now under the protection of the Sabah Wildlife Department and placed in the Borneo Elephant Sanctuary.


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Masidi launching the ecological corridor for the Bornean Elephant at Myne Resort.

Resort provides 160 acres for Bornean elephants

2013-10-04 - Kinabatangan, Indonesia.

Myne Resort has set aside 160 acres of land at Kampung Bilit, Lower Kinabatangan as an ecological corridor for the Bornean elephants. Myne Resort managing director, Ouh Mee Lan said that the Myne Resort was supportive of the effort undertaken by the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD) and the Borneo Conservation Trust (BCT) to enhance the ecological corridor for the Bornean elephants at the Lower Kinabatangan.


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Segaliud the female elephant was fitted with an Iridium collar at the Segaliud-Lokan Forest Reserve in Kinabatangan.

Female elephant in Sabah forest reserve first to be fitted with Iridium collar

2012-03-13 - Kinabatangan, Malaysia.

THE protection of endangered animal species in Sabah took another significant step following the successful collaring of an elephant in Kinabatangan recently. The female elephant was caught in the Segaliud-Lokan Forest Reserve before it was fitted with an Iridium collar in a joint effort by the state Wildlife Department, Borneo Conservation Trust and KTS Plantation.


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Bornean elephants tracked by satellite

2011-10-31 - KINABATANGAN, Malaysia.

Three more Bornean elephants in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary (LKWS) in Sabah have joined two others being tracked from space after they were fitted with a satellite collars last week. The collars will help experts track the animals which have been penned into smaller areas over the last several years by uncontrolled plantation activities that have encroached into their habitat.


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Studying the social structure of Bornean Elephant

2008-09-14 - KINABATANGAN, Indonesia.

There is much about the Bornean Elephant that is unknown, according to a conservationist in Sabah. “We do not yet understand their actual family structures and how group dynamics are,” said Nurzhafarina Othman, the conservation biologist at the Danau Girang Field Centre, who heads a new study which is the first on the social structure of the Bornean Elephant. Danau Girang is a field study centre located within the Kinabatangan. It is a collaborative project between the Sabah Wildlife Departm...


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Outraged over rape of Kinabatangan rainforest

2005-07-25 - KINABATANGAN, Malaysia. TEOH TEIK HOONG

The 26,000ha Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary in Sabah, billed as Malaysia’s “Gift to Earth”, is facing massive destruction. In the last four years alone, 20% of the 100-million-year-old forest has been estimated to have been cleared, threatening endangered animal species like the Borneo pygmy elephants, orang utans, proboscis monkeys and hornbills.


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6 Headlines about Elephants from KINABATANGAN2020-11-28 - Kinabatangan, Malaysia - Female Elephant Found Dead & Bleeding From Its Mouth In Sabah, Believed To Be Poisoned - Orphaned wild elephant relocated to Borneo Elephant Sanctuary 2013-10-04 - Kinabatangan, Indonesia - Resort provides 160 acres for Bornean elephants 2012-03-13 - Kinabatangan, Malaysia - Female elephant in Sabah forest reserve first to be fitted with Iridium collar 2011-10-31 - KINABATANGAN, Malaysia - Bornean elephants tracked by satellite 2008-09-14 - KINABATANGAN, Indonesia - Studying the social structure of Bornean Elephant 2005-07-25 - KINABATANGAN, Malaysia - Outraged over rape of Kinabatangan rainforest

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Third elephant calf born in Beekse Bergen

2024-02-20 - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands.

African elephant Punda has become the mother of a healthy elephant calf after a 22-month pregnancy. This is the third calf born in the Safari Park Beekse Bergen k in four months. Never before have thr...


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Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium’s elephant calf dies at age 2

2024-02-15 - Pittsburgh, United States.

The zoo said Tsuni died Thursday after a sudden, brief battle with elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). Her EEHV was detected through routine blood testing on Feb. 8, even though she presente...


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Farewell to Seoul"s oldest elephant passing at age of 59

2024-02-15 - Seoul, South Korea.

The oldest female elephant in South Korea passed away Tuesday at a zoo in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province, at the age of 59, zoo officials said Thursday. The female elephant, named Sakura, had suffered fr...


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A star is born: Baby elephant debuts

2024-01-30 - Bangalore, India.

The Bannerghatta Biological Park is brimming with excitement as it welcomes a delightful new addition—a baby boy elephant calf. This adorable arrival brings the elephant count in the Bannerghatta zo...


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Guruvayur Kannan, nine-time winner of elephant race, dies at 62

2024-01-27 - Guruvayur, India.

Elephant Kannan, of the Guruvayur Devaswom Elephant Camp, a nine-time winner of the festival-related elephant race, has passed away. His demise was around 5:30 pm on Saturday. The tusker's age at the ...


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A baby elephant is found dead

2024-01-27 - Koh Nhek, Cambodia.

Villagers found a baby elephant dead in Koh Nhek district, Mondulkiri province in the middle of the forest​ on January 26, 2024, suspected of being shot. Mondulkiri Provincial department of environm...


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Discoveries: The Evolutionary Edge of Elephant Trunks and Ancient Giants

2024-01-13 - Beijing, China.

A recent study published in the journal eLife has uncovered new findings on the development of dextrous trunks by indigenous elephants. According to Dr. Shi-Qi Wang, a senior author of the research, t...


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Alleged poaching kills 46-year-old Sumatran elephant in Riau park

2024-01-13 - Pekanbaru, Indonesia.

The Tesso Nilo National Park in Pelalawan District, Riau Province, again lost one of its Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximus sumatranus) after a poacher allegedly killed it for its tusks. The 46-year...


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Celebration of Elephants: A Must-see New Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History

2024-01-11 - New York, United States.

In a narrow but sprawling curatorial space at the uptown museum, The Secret World of Elephants, now opened, tells the story of elephant species and their relatives through life-size models, videos, gr...


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Workshop On Handling Human-Wildlife Conflicts

2024-01-11 - Mysore, India.

In response to the escalating threat posed by leopards, elephants and other wild animals in the Mysuru region, specialised task forces have been established to address the situation. A dedicated Leopa...


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Los Angeles Zoo mourns loss of 53-year-old Asian elephant Shaunzi

2024-01-04 - Los Angeles, United States.

The Los Angeles Zoo is grieving the death of 53-year-old Asian elephant Shaunzi. Zoo staff observed that Shaunzi was unable to stand up in her exhibit at around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, according t...


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