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Baby elephant takes a nap

2020-09-13 - Sabi Sands, South Africa.

The video of a baby elephant taking a nap in Sabi Sands, South Africa has won the hearts of thousands of netizens.


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Young injured elephant in Maasai Mara treated by vet

2020-09-12 - Maasai Mara, Kenya.

On Thursday's "Great Wildebeest Migration" live broadcast, a young elephant was spotted limping in the bush alone in Kenya's Maasai Mara. Its right foreleg was broken and the vet had to check it.


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Baby elephant Shivani enjoys playing with water.

Meet Shivani: Baby elephant enjoys playing with water during her naming ceremony in Karnataka

2020-09-12 - Dharmasthala, India.

The internet is simply overjoyed after watching videos of a baby elephant named Shivani. Several short clips featuring Shivani went viral on social media after her naming ceremony in Karnataka's Daram...


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Extern Link Read about Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Manjunatha Swamy Temple in the Elephant Database (external link which opens in new window)


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Photos of the two elephants which crossed over from the Ziama Man and Biosphere Reserve in Guinea seen in Nimba County, Liberia – FDA rangers seen in photo (right) providing protection

Rare Sighting Of Forest Elephants From Guinea Brings Renewed Hope For Elephant Conservation In Liberia

2020-09-11 - , Burundi.


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A wild elephant is prepared to be transported as part of operations carried out by authorities to catch and relocate wild elephants who have upset farming communities, in Guitry, Ivory Coast Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. An elephant who was named Hamed by the residents in the southern region of Ivory Coast has been captured and moved to the zoo in Abidjan as he awaits a transfer to an appropriate park, in an effort to save the dwindling population.

Ivory Coast relocates elephants to save dwindling population

2020-09-11 - Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Hilaire Zon

An elephant named Hamed by residents in a southern region of Ivory Coast has been captured and relocated to the zoo in Abidjan as he awaits transfer to a park where authorities hope he will have non-h...


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2020-09-10 - Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenyan police arrest poacher with 14 kg elephant tusksSecurity officers in the northwestern Kenya town of Kitale on Thursday arrested a poacher in possession of 14 kilograms of elephant tusks with a m...


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[VIDEO] Elephant found with suspected gunshot wounds in Tamil Nadu

2020-09-10 - Chennai, India. Mirror Now Bureau

A wild male elephant called "Bulldozer" was spotted with suspected gunshot wounds in Mettupalayam circle of Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. More than 18 elephants have died in the circle this year.


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Gopi and "Kumki" elephant Kaveri at Dubare Elephant Camp.

Forest Department Begins Selection Process Of Dasara Elephants

2020-09-10 - Mysore, India.

Forest Department has begun the process of selecting the elephants to participate in this year’s Dasara festivities. Usually, the process of selecting elephants for Dasara takes place in the month o...


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Minister holds meet on man-elephant conflict

2020-09-10 - Kolkata, India. SOUMITRA NANDI

The state Forest department has earmarked a 128 km stretch from Bankura (border) to Jhargram that needs special monitoring and fencing measures to prevent the entry of elephants from neighbouring stat...


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Elephant News website is repaired and working!

2020-09-10 - Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Dan Koehl

Good News! The Elephant News website is working again, so far just the latest news from this year, but over 7 000 old news are stored and searchable. You can also click on the links for country, loca...


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Fritha and Richard Chiger. Photo © Jeff Joyce

Asian elephant Fritha in Dawn Animal Agency has died, 49 years old

2020-09-10 - Westtown, N.Y., United States. The-Sanctuary-For-Animals Facebook

Fritha died 49 years old, September 5th, 2020 at Dawn Animal Agency. Fritha was born in Viet Nam in 1971. She was rescued, after being hit with napalm during the war when she was a month or two, and s...


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The elephant was found dead Wednesday near a wooden bridge at Sholayur along the Kerala-Tamil Nadu border | By special arrangement

Another elephant found dead in Kerala with severe injuries in its mouth

2020-09-09 - Bengaluru, India.

Another wild elephant has been found dead in Kerala with injuries around its mouth, three months after a pregnant pachyderm was killed by a ‘firecracker-laced’ pineapple in the state. The elephant...


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Milwaukee County Zoo shows off recently-expanded African elephant herd

2020-09-09 - Milwaukee, United States. CBS 58 Newsroom

The Milwaukee County Zoo showed its recently-expanded African elephant herd Wednesday, Sept. 9. A new elephant, "Belle," arrived last November. She's been getting used to her new neighbors, Brittany a...


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Giraffe, rhino fossils discovered in Turkey"s Kayseri

2020-09-09 - Istanbul, Turkey. DAILY SABAH

Atrove of fossils found by the excavation team on the banks of Yamula Dam in the central province of Kayseri points to the fact that this commerce hub in the Anatolian heartland was once home to giraf...


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Rise in elephant population at Bandipur Tiger Reserve

2020-09-09 - Mysore, India. Lakshmikantha BK

An internal census conducted by the officials of forest depaartment at Bandipur Tiger Reserve indicates a rise in elephant population. The five-month long exercise to estimate the population of mega h...


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Mapenzi uses her trunk to gnaw on plants at Reid Park Zoo, 3400 E. Zoo Court, on Aug. 25, 2020.

Tucson"s playful baby elephant now weighs 600 pounds and is glued to sister Nandi

2020-09-09 - Tucson, United States. Gloria Knott

For the first time since Tucson’s 5-month-old elephant Mapenzi was born, Reid Park Zoo has reopened to the public. Mapenzi — Penzi for short — was born to African elephant Semba on April 6. She ...


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North America’s oldest elephant dies after dramatic decline in health

2020-09-08 - Memphis, United States. NBC News

Zoo officials say Tyranza, or Ty as she was affectionately called, died Friday after a dramatic decline in her health. At 56, Tyranza was the oldest African elephant in North America. She set the reco...


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Extern Link Read about Overton Park Zoo (Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium) in the Elephant Database (external link which opens in new window)


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Responding to decision to move Dep. of Zoological Gardens under Ministry of Tourism

2020-09-07 - Colombo, Sri Lanka. Naveed Rozais

Under the formation of the new Government in 2020, it has been announced that the Department of Zoological Gardens will now fall under the Ministry of Tourism, causing concern among animal rights acti...


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Abot (left) and Rambai escorting a stray elephant to safety.

After 30 years, elephants continue to be saved by Perhilitan"s National Elephant Conservation Centre Kuala Gandah

2020-09-07 - Ipoh, Malaysia. SYLVIA LOOI

The Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia Department (Perhilitan) through its National Elephant Conservation Centre Kuala Gandah (PKGK) in Lanchang, Pahang deals with distressed elephants. C...


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A young female elephant which died despite treatment near Annaikatti on July 2.

Tamil Nadu probes mysterious elephant deaths

2020-09-07 - , India. George Rajasekaran

Sixty-four elephants have died mysteriously in the forests of Tamil Nadu in the last seven months. Of these 17 died in Coimbatore forest division. Before their deaths, many of them had displayed disor...


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