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Warsaw zoo will give elephants marijuana to measure stress levels

2020-08-26 - Warsaw, Poland.

The Warsaw zoo said Wednesday it will start giving its elephants medical marijuana as part of a ground-breaking pilot project to test how it reduces their stress levels. Medical cannabis has been used worldwide to treat dogs and horses but "this is probably the first initiative of its kind for elephants," Agnieszka Czujkowska, the veterinarian in charge of the project, told AFP.


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Born in 1962 in Chiang Mai, Saengduen graduated from the Liberal Arts Faculty at Chiang Mai University before beginning a career in tourism.

Conservationist Lek Saengduen Chailert wins Polish award for work with elephants

2012-01-10 - Warsaw, Poland.

A Poland-based foundation has given an award to a Thai activist who founded a nursery for disabled or injured elephants in Chiang Mai, the Thai embassy in Warsaw said yesterday. In its citation for granting the Good Deed Award to Saengduen Chailert, Fundacji Zacny Uczynek said the Elephant Nature Park in Mae Taeng district had nurtured sick and wounded elephants while relying on those in good health to serve local tourism in an ecological and conservationist manner.


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Baron Von Uhl"s Wild Animal Circus Coming To Town

2008-09-12 - Warsaw, United States. Jennifer Peryam

Performing elephants, lions, tigers and horses will entertain those who attend Baron von Uhl's Wild Animal Circus in Warsaw next weekend. Elephant rides will be available for $5, and pony rides will be $4. The circus will feature two performing elephants it adopted from Africa, Tiny, 15, and Twiggy, 20. There will be photo opportunities with the basketball-playing elephant. Tom Liebling, who is an elephant trainer with the circus, has been with the circus for 50 years. The circus is based out of...


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Code name: Fox

2008-02-21 - Warsaw, Poland. Aviva Lori

Antonia Zabinska saw it all on September 15, 1939, two weeks after Nazi Germany invaded Poland: Kasia the elephant was killed by a shell. Her daughter, Tuzinka, was orphaned, but remained alive and well. Some of the monkeys and antelopes were killed by rifle fire; the others scattered across the city. The chimpanzee and the exotic birds disappeared. One giraffe was shot to death. The seals escaped, though it is not clear to where. Camels, llamas and deer wandered along the banks of the Vistula R...


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Krakow Zoo asks Indian steel firm for new elephant

2006-08-04 - WARSAW, Poland.

A Polish city has appealed to Indian industrial giant Mittal Steel to find a new elephant for its zoo after its previous Indian elephant died. Though Burma, a 40-year-old crowd-puller, died in July, trade restrictions on zoo elephants and long waiting lists mean it can take years for zoos to find replacements. "Everyone in the city is waiting for a new elephant, especially the children," said Krystina Paluchowska, a spokesperson at Krakow city hall.
"It could take a long ti...


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5 Headlines about Elephants from WARSAW2020-08-26 - Warsaw, Poland - Warsaw zoo will give elephants marijuana to measure stress levels 2012-01-10 - Warsaw, Poland - Conservationist Lek Saengduen Chailert wins Polish award for work with elephants 2008-09-12 - Warsaw, United States - Baron Von Uhl"s Wild Animal Circus Coming To Town 2008-02-21 - Warsaw, Poland - Code name: Fox 2006-08-04 - WARSAW, Poland - Krakow Zoo asks Indian steel firm for new elephant

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