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In Mysore, an elephantine worry
Balarama is a veteran of the stables behind the Mysore Palace, and a bit of a celebrity. The elephant’s fame hasn’t come easy. This star of Mysore has carried the golden howdah that weighs 750kg in the yearly Du...
2012-10-16   Mysore, India Category: misc

Namibia's 'quick-buck mentality'
A storm of public protest has erupted over Namibian authorities' decision to allow six Kunene region elephant bulls to be shot as trophies -- three of them true desert-adapted elephants -- in what critics are charging is a "q...
2008-08-12   Kunene, Namibia Category: culling

Last desert elephants in firing line
SERIOUS alarm has been raised over official plans to shoot three of Namibia's rare desert-adapted elephant bulls in the Kunene Region as trophies for big-game hunters, which conservationists fear could cause a collapse in the...
2008-07-31   Windhoek, Namibia Category: culling

City may ban elephant rides; circus might stay away. Shriners threaten to leave town if City Council approves changes to circus animal ordinance.
Minneapolis' attempt to protect circus animals may run them out of town. A new ordinance would allow elephants in circuses, but kids would no longer be able to ride or touch them. If that happens, the show may not go on. "We'...
2008-01-30   Minneapolis, United States Category: circus

Minneapolis City Council avoids circus animal ban
With a council chamber packed by zealots, schoolchildren, executives in fezzes and a guy with a sign saying the president should be impeached, the Minneapolis City Council on Friday declined to ban circuses from the city. The...
2007-09-21   Minneapolis, United States Category: circus

Minneapolis may become ringleader in circus animal protection
The Minneapolis City Council takes up an issue not usually on its agenda: the safety of circus animals. A proposal before the council would ban wild animal circuses in the city. While some say its the way to prevent animal cr...
2007-09-12   Minneapolis, United States Category: circus

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