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Elephant hospital set up in Way Kambas Lampung

2015-11-07 - Lampung, Indonesia.

Indonesia has set up a special hospital at Way Kambas Park in Lampung, Sumatra, to treat the Sumatran elephant. The elephant hospital named Prof Dr Ir Rubini Atmadijaja Hospital will also function as a facility for supporting conservation efforts, education and research on the Sumatran elephant, the parks public relations coordinator, Sukatmoko said here Saturday.


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Beloved Elephant Yongki Killed by Ivory Poachers, Sparks Outrage

2015-09-29 - Lampung, Indonesia.

According to AFP, it’s suspected that Yongki, a 35-year-old Sumatran elephant who helped patrol Indonesian jungles, died of poisoning at the hands of poachers. His maimed and bloodied body was found nearby a camp at the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park where he had lived.


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Elephant Hospital to Be Built in Lampung

2012-01-31 - Lampung, Indonesia.

Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan broke new ground on Monday on the construction of Asia’s first elephant hospital, to be built in the Way Kambas National Park in Lampung. The 1,300-square-kilometer park is home to around 180 Sumatran elephants, a species that was last week listed as critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.


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Biggest Animal Hospital to be Built

2010-10-25 - Lampung, Indonesia.

Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan said the central government will soon build the biggest animal hospital in South East Asia. The construction will begin in 2011 at the Way Kambas National Park, Lampung. "The architectural design has been completed and the hospital, intended for wild and domestic animals, can soon be realized,” said Zulkifli after launching the program "Plant One Billion Trees" in Lampung yesterday.


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Way Kambas residents live in fear of elephants

2009-09-26 - Lampung, Indonesia.

Villagers around the Way Kambas National Park (TNWK) in Lampung have been living in a state of fear over the past few days due raging wild elephants destroying their crops. The herd of around 50 elephants has also damaged the residents' huts and chicken coops. Villagers are also gripped with fear because the elephants are no longer afraid of torches and bamboo drums, which were successfully used in the past to drive them away.


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Squatters to be moved to avoid human-elephant conflict

2007-04-20 - Lampung, Indonesia. Oyos Saroso H.N

The Lampung provincial government has announced plans to relocate residents of villages that have been attacked by elephants from South Bukit Barisan National Park. Wild elephants have killed seven people in the West Lampung and Tanggamus regencies in the last year, as well as destroying villages and crops.


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Farmers killed by wild elephants in Sumatra

2006-08-21 - Lampung, Indonesia.

Wild elephants ran amok and trampled to death four farmers on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The farmers were killed in Lampung province, about 200km (125 miles) northwest of Jakarta, the capital. Waktre, an elephant conservationist at the Lampung Wildlife Conservation Society, said that the cause was a shortage of food for the elephants and more human encroachment into wilderness set aside for the animals.


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Two elephants shot dead in BANDARLAMPUNG

2006-01-02 - Lampung, Indonesia.

Illegal poaching claimed the lives of two elephants that were found shot and their tusks removed in Tanggamus regency in Lampung, just a few kilometers from the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. "The carcasses were left to rot and their tusks taken," said Andoyo, an environmentalist in Tanggamus, on Friday. It is thought the elephants were shot last week.


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8 Headlines about Elephants from Lampung2015-11-07 - Lampung, Indonesia - Elephant hospital set up in Way Kambas Lampung 2015-09-29 - Lampung, Indonesia - Beloved Elephant Yongki Killed by Ivory Poachers, Sparks Outrage 2012-01-31 - Lampung, Indonesia - Elephant Hospital to Be Built in Lampung 2010-10-25 - Lampung, Indonesia - Biggest Animal Hospital to be Built 2009-09-26 - Lampung, Indonesia - Way Kambas residents live in fear of elephants 2007-04-20 - Lampung, Indonesia - Squatters to be moved to avoid human-elephant conflict 2006-08-21 - Lampung, Indonesia - Farmers killed by wild elephants in Sumatra 2006-01-02 - Lampung, Indonesia - Two elephants shot dead in BANDARLAMPUNG

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Evoor Kannan, the elephant known for his murderous rage and with a history of killing two mahouts is in a bad mood these days. He had been gentle under the care of his former Mahout Sharath Parippally...


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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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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

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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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