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Linnaeus's Asian elephant was wrong species
Linnaeus dubbed the species Elephas maximus, which is now commonly known as the Asian elephant. He recognized just one species of elephant in the world, and this would be its archetype. In some ways, the specimen looked more ...
2013-11-04   Stockholm, Sweden Category: taxonomy

Kruger elephant tusk may break record
The tusk of one of the Kruger National Park´s oldest elephants, Duke, who died in October, seems set to break environmental records, according to a report on Tuesday. The elephant´s left tusk was the longest ever ...
2011-11-01   Mbombela, South Africa Category: misc

Jim Edwards
Jim Edwards, who died on March 23 aged 73, was the co-founder of the World Elephant Polo Championships, which are held in Nepal each year. Although there is some evidence that the game may have been played in India in the ear...
2009-03-27   London, United Kingdom Category: people

It’s polo Jim, but not as we know it
The world may be lurching into recession, but in the jungles of southern Nepal, it’s business as usual for the eclectic bunch of jetsetters gathered for their annual festival of Pimm’s and elephant polo. An idea thought ...
2008-12-05   Meghauli, Nepal Category: misc

How Islam Came to Germany
Various sources relate that Charlemagne established diplomatic relations with this Abbasid ruler Caliph Harun al-Rashid in the year 797 or 801. Both sides reportedly guaranteed freedom of belief for members of the other relig...
2008-06-16   Hamburg, Germany Category: misc

David Bellamy opens new Woburn Elephant House
David Bellamy was at Woburn Safari Park to open the new elephant house.Checking out the new elephant house at Woburn Safari Park. Chandrika, Damini and bull Raja moved in on Tuesday after the new Elephant House's official ope...
2008-05-30   Woburn, United Kingdom Category: facility

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