- Medford, United States.
Jumbo took the United States and Canada by storm as the headline act in Barnum and Baileyâ€™s Greatest Show on Earth. But in the fall of 1885, tragedy struck in the shape of a passing freight tra...
- Beijing, China.
Meng Xianlin, deputy director of China´s Endangered Species Import and Export Management Office said that China, which has been making prestigious products from elephant ivory for almost 5,000 y...
- Sheffield, United Kingdom.
As World War One raged, the military purchased most of England´s horses and sent them to the Western Front. Many farmers and traders had to find alternative beasts of burden, but none more exoti...
- Sen Monorom, Cambodia. Sean Teehan and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
A long-running animosity exists between local tour guides - some of whom include elephant rides in their tours - and EVP, which brands itself as an ethical alternative to traditional tours in the area...
- Luangwa National Park, Zambia.
An elephant was bitten by a hungry crocodile as it reached its trunk into a watering hole at the Mfuwe Lodge in the South Luangwa Nation Park in Zambia.
- Mysore, India.
Three weeks after the returning of Dasara elephants to the woods, one of them went berserk on the forest fringes of Nagarahole and charged out of the woods. The drama that began on Tuesday ended on Th...
- Bangkok, Thailand.
The Royal Elephants´ Stable Museum is open to the public on weekdays during office hours, but reservations must be made in advance.The museum was visited by His Majesty the King on Nov 26 last y...
- Melbourne, Australia.
The Melbourne Zoo was named the best major tourist attraction at the RACV Victorian Tourism Awards on Monday night. The nod to the zoo breaks a three-year winning streak by the Melbourne Museum, which...
- Erindi Private Game Reserve, United States.
This female hippo was flipped several feet into the air as she stood her ground against an aggressive elephant bull at the Erindi Private Game Reserve in Namibia.The elephant was grazing alongside a g...
- Nairobi, Kenya.
In an initiative backed by Prince Charles and Prince William, 25 soldiers from 3rd Batallion Parachute Regiment have been sent to train Kenyan rangers. Al Shabaab, a group linked to Al Qaeda, is said ...