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NEW ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IN WINSTON

2021-09-16 - Winston, United Kingdom. Brooke Communications

43-year old African elephant Butch, who is over ten-foot-tall, is the newest animal to call the game park in Winston home. Marketing Director Jacob Schlueter said Butch came from another facility where he lost his companions. General Curator Dan Brands said the pachyderm joined the herd on August 31st.


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Alice, the oldest African Elephant at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Ore., dies at 44-years-old.

Alice, Wildlife Safari"s Oldest Elephant, Dies

2017-02-01 - Winston, United States.

Alice, the oldest elephant at southern Oregon’s Wildlife Safari in Winston, died at age 44 this week. According to a post on the wildlife sanctuary’s Facebook page, Alice died from natural causes on Tuesday afternoon. Alice, the oldest African Elephant at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Ore., dies at 44-years-old.
Alice, the oldest African Elephant at the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Ore., dies at 44-years-old.

Photo courtesy of Wildlife Safari
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African elephant Tava, front, takes a meal with Alice, left, and George at Wildlife Safari Tuesday.

Wildlife Safari in Winston introduces new elephant Tava

2013-03-19 - Winston, United States.

Wildlife Safari keepers presented the animal park’s newest resident by coaxing out the 35-year-old African elephant with food. Tava moved to the animal park late last month from Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif. She joins the park’s two other African elephants, George, 32, and Alice, 43.


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Winston Wildlife Safari: elephant keeper

2011-12-20 - Winston, United States.

This is a full-time staff position responsible for the daily animal husbandry of a designated department or area. Works independently and in a team environment to apply highest standards of animal care, enrichment and training. Interacts with the public to educate them about the collection and conservation concerns, providing keeper talks and encounters. Works closely with the vet staff to maintain animals’ good health and well-being.


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Winston Wildlife Safari: Supervisor of elephants

2011-12-20 - Winston, United States.

This is a full-time, working supervisory role, coordinating daily operations of the Elephant Section while under general supervision of the General Curator and assisting the General Curator in managing the animal collection of the Elephant Section. Senior Ranger is responsible for supervising keeper staff and regularly performs keeper duties.


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Wildlife Safari Internship

2010-11-11 - Winston, United States. AZA

The Wildlife Safari offers an exciting, hands-on, and unique internship program. These three-month, non-paid internships occur in one of four departments; Cheetah, Carnivore, Ungulate and Elephant departments. The Wildlife Safari offers an experience much like that of doing field conservation due to our large mixed species exhibits with 600 acres for the animals to roam. Wildlife Safari is also known for it’s top cheetah breed program with 163 cheetah births.


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Elephant goes from washing cars to making wine

2010-10-26 - Winston, United States.

With the help of a local winery, the Wildlife Safari in Winston, Ore. made a little history this weekend. One of the elephants made famous for its Elephant Car Wash traded in bucket and sponge for a glass of Pinot. George the elephant from Wildlife Safari stomped grapes for wine this past weekend in Winston, Ore. – marking the first time in North America where an elephant has been used to stomp grapes for wine.


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Photo: Stefan Aspegren

Wildlife Safari loses one of its most popular animals

2010-10-07 - Winston, United States.

It is a heart wrenching day for the staff at Wildlife Safari in Winston. Tiki the Elephant, world famous for her paintings and working as a living Elephant Car Wash, has died. Tiki died early this morning, after park officials say she had been sick for several days. Even though she was the smallest one there, she was the matriarch. She had been at the park for over 35 years, and the staff doesn´t know how the other two elephants, George and Alice, are going to fare without her.


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Oregon boy with autism bonds with elephants

2010-01-14 - Winston, United States.

About once a month, elephants Tiki, Alice and George get a special visit from 10-year-old Wylie Malek (pictured). "Wylie was diagnosed as autistic at the age of 3," said his father, Kris Malek. When he started school about kindergarten they kind of moved it up to a high functioning autism. For some children with autism, animal interaction improves their social skills and decreases anxiety. That can mean dogs, cats, rabbits or elephants? At Wildlife Safari, Wylie has bonded with animals 312 times...


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Winston Wildlife Safari: Elephant Internship

2009-08-31 - Winston, United States.

Wildlife Safari is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic interns for our Elephant Department Internship Program. Interns will assist in daily routines including, but not limited to: diet prep, daily husbandry, exhibit maintenance, enrichment, observation and public interaction. We provide a large variety of educational opportunities for guests, so interns must be comfortable speaking in front of large groups.


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Wildlife Safari: Elephant Internship

2009-01-30 - Winston, United States.

Wildlife Safari is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic interns for our Elephant Department Internship Program. Interns will assist in daily routines including, but not limited to: diet prep, daily husbandry, exhibit maintenance, enrichment, observation and public interaction. We provide a large variety of educational opportunities for guests, so interns must be comfortable speaking in front of large groups.


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11 Headlines about Elephants from Winston2021-09-16 - Winston, United Kingdom - NEW ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM IN WINSTON 2017-02-01 - Winston, United States - Alice, Wildlife Safari"s Oldest Elephant, Dies 2013-03-19 - Winston, United States - Wildlife Safari in Winston introduces new elephant Tava 2011-12-20 - Winston, United States - Winston Wildlife Safari: elephant keeper 2011-12-20 - Winston, United States - Winston Wildlife Safari: Supervisor of elephants 2010-11-11 - Winston, United States - Wildlife Safari Internship 2010-10-26 - Winston, United States - Elephant goes from washing cars to making wine 2010-10-07 - Winston, United States - Wildlife Safari loses one of its most popular animals 2010-01-14 - Winston, United States - Oregon boy with autism bonds with elephants 2009-08-31 - Winston, United States - Winston Wildlife Safari: Elephant Internship 2009-01-30 - Winston, United States - Wildlife Safari: Elephant Internship

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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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Extern Link Read about Toledo Zoo in the Elephant DatabasePress Release: The Toledo Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby elephant, born to African elephant, Renee.Press Release: The Toledo Zoo is thrilled to announce the birth of a healthy baby elephant, born to African elephant, Renee.
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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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