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Rosamond Gifford Zoo celebrates Asian Elephant collection

2006-08-05 - Syracuse, New York, United States.

Despite recent hardships, the Rosamond Gifford Zoo celebrated their Asian elephant collection in a big way Saturday. The annual Elephant Extravaganza, which runs all weekend gives people the opportunity to see the zoos four Asian elephants. One of them on display was Romani, who is still recovering from surgery she underwent to remove her baby elephant from the birth canal earlier this year. The breeding program at the zoo has long been considered one of the most successful in North America.


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Romani the Elephant is Recovering Well from surgery

2006-08-04 - Syracuse, New York, United States.

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo says 29-year-old Romani is recovering well after undergoing surgery almost two months ago. Veterinarians were trying to remove Romani's baby, who had become stuck in her birth canal. The baby elephant was dead at birth. Romani did give birth to three healthy baby elephants in the past, in 1991, 1995, and 2002.


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Rosamond Gifford Zoo may stop breeding elephants unless expansion possible

2006-06-15 - SYRACUSE, New York, United States.

An upstate zoo famous for its elephant-breeding program will not be able to breed endangered Asian elephants unless it expands, officials said. Rosamond Gifford Zoo officials in Syracuse told Onondaga County legislators that the zoo will likely need millions of dollars and more land. The zoo will temporarily stop breeding elephants until a decision is made, Zoo Director Chuck Doyle said.


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Operation Saves Mother, but Baby Elephant Is Stillborn

2006-06-09 - Syracuse, New York, United States. MICHELLE YORK

She had been in labor since Sunday, but the contractions remained weak. So on Wednesday night, experts from Missouri and Florida flew to Syracuse to assist in a rare emergency surgery on the 29-year-old patient - an Asian elephant named Romani. An eight-member team gathered on Thursday morning to perform the procedure, similar in concept to an episiotomy in human births but much rarer - with only an estimated seven previously performed in the world, a zoo spokeswoman said.

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Pair of Asian elephants to African Lion Safari in Cambridge, Ontario, on loan from Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Syracuse, N.Y.

2006-05-05 - SYRACUSE, New York, United States.

The Rosamond Gifford Zoo plans to loan two of its Asian elephants to a Canadian wildlife park. Targa, 22, and her daughter, Mali, 9, will be transported early next week by tractor-trailer to African Lion Safari in Cambridge, Ontario which currently boasts the continent's most prolific Asian elephant breeding program.


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Syracuse zoo has a new baby elephant

2005-07-31 - SYRACUSE, New York, United States.

After a 20-minute labor, an Asian elephant gave birth to a jumbo baby who was up and walking 10 minutes after he hit the ground Sunday at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park. Kedar, whose name means "powerful" in Hindi, weighed in at 345 pounds and stood 38 inches tall. Baby elephants usually weigh between 250 and 300 pounds. He was born at 9 a.m. Sunday to Targa, whose 20-minute labor and delivery was the fastest in the zoo's history, according to zoo director Dr. Anne Baker.


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Syracuse zoo has second pregnant elephant; first due any day

2005-07-26 - Syracuse, New York, United States. WILLIAM KATES

Keepers at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo _ already awaiting the birth of one new baby elephant this summer _ will be pacing the floor again next year when a second baby is expected. Romani, a 29-year-old Asian elephant, is due with her fourth calf in late spring or early summer of next year, Zoo Director Anne Baker said Tuesday. Any day now, 23-year-old Targa is expected to deliver her second calf, which will likely weigh between 250 and 300 pounds.


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7 Headlines about Elephants from Syracuse, New York2006-08-05 - Syracuse, New York, United States - Rosamond Gifford Zoo celebrates Asian Elephant collection 2006-08-04 - Syracuse, New York, United States - Romani the Elephant is Recovering Well from surgery 2006-06-15 - SYRACUSE, New York, United States - Rosamond Gifford Zoo may stop breeding elephants unless expansion possible 2006-06-09 - Syracuse, New York, United States - Operation Saves Mother, but Baby Elephant Is Stillborn 2006-05-05 - SYRACUSE, New York, United States - Pair of Asian elephants to African Lion Safari in Cambridge, Ontario, on loan from Rosamond Gifford Zoo, Syracuse, N.Y. 2005-07-31 - SYRACUSE, New York, United States - Syracuse zoo has a new baby elephant 2005-07-26 - Syracuse, New York, United States - Syracuse zoo has second pregnant elephant; first due any day

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Blackpool Zoo confirms 2 elephants are expecting babies

2024-04-26 - Blackpool, United Kingdom.

The latest round of pregnancy tests at Blackpool Zoo has revealed that two of its elephants are expecting babies. Mother and daughter Noorjahan and Esha are both pregnant and due to give birth in late...


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RIP 2 year old “Chi Pich”

2024-04-02 - Sen Monorom, Cambodia.

There was sad news from Mondulkiri Province, with the death of 2 year old elephant “Chi Pich” being announced. Sources from the Elephant Livelihood Initiative Environment Organization (ELIE) said ...


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Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan dies

2024-03-26 - Kochi, India.

Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan, 55, 55, died at Mangalamkunnu in Palakkad on Monday. The elephant owned by M A Haridasan had been under treatment for the past few months.


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Pinnawala Orphanage sees birth of 76th calf

2024-03-23 - Kegalle, Sri Lanka.

The 76th elephant calf was born at the Rambukkana Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on March 20.This baby elephant was born to 32-year-old she-elephant Shanthi and 19-year-old Pandu at the Pinnawala Elepha...


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SANParks partners with neighbouring nations to benefit communities

2024-03-23 - Pretoria, South Africa.

In the ongoing efforts to curb poaching and snaring of animals within the Zimbabwe and Mozambique borders, South African National Parks (SANParks) is working to create more partnerships with neighbour...


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Toledo Zoo Shares the Name of Precious New Baby Elephant

2024-03-15 - , United States.

After weeks of voting and thousands of submissions, the Toledo Zoo has officially chosen the name of their precious baby elephant and we're personally thrilled about the news! Ladies and gentleman, Ki...


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Reid Park Zoo welcomes new baby elephant

2024-03-09 - Tucson, United States.

A baby elephant was born at Reid Park Zoo. The zoo said Semba, the facility’s African elephant matriarch, gave birth to a 265-pound calf around 3:31 a.m. Friday, March 8. Reid Park Zoo said the calf...


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Baby elephant in Copenhagen named after Thai river

2024-03-04 - Copenhagen, Denmark.

A female baby elephant in Copenhagen Zoo has been named Chin after the Tha Chin river in central Thailand. The elephant was born last week in the Danish zoo. The zookeepers, who take care of the young...


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This elephant misses his mahout, authorities seek police help

2024-02-29 - Alappuzha, India.

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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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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