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Crushed elephant keeper's lucky escape
A zoo keeper who was crushed by a three tonne adult elephant escaped with arm injuries. He was walking Asian elephant Azizah, aged 25, at Whipsnade Zoo when he was pushed up against a tree by her head on New Year’s Eve. The...
2010-01-14   Whipsnade, United Kingdom Category: conflict

Budget cuts force Bronx Zoo to 'fire' animals
Layoffs for sea lions? Furloughs for frogs? Is there no job security, anywhere? State budget cuts mean New York's 76 zoos, botanical gardens and aquariums will lose $9.1 million in funding. The recession may be coming to a...
2009-01-30   Bronx, New York, United States Category: facility

Baby weighs in at a healthy 220lbs. Jumbo delivery at Whipsnade
Elephant keepers at Whipsnade Zoo are celebrating the birth of a second calf to mum Azizah. The male arrived on January 11 at 1.10pm after a short labour in what was the first daytime delivery of an elephant calf at the zoo. ...
2008-02-12   Whipsnade, United Kingdom Category: birth

When The Stork Brings An Elephant
Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary,located in Quitman, celebrated the birth of Miss Bets ,an African elephant,on December 8, 2007. Lucky for me, I had already planned a January internship there, and the 263 pound baby d...
2008-02-11   Quitman, United States Category: blog

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 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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