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Houston Zoo Waiting For First Elephant Birth Since 2010
Zookeepers and volunteers are now watching around the clock for any signs of labor in Shanti. “She might swap her tail, lift her legs, maybe she can’t get as comfortable at night. Oftentimes too, you’ll see her lift her...
2014-02-04   Houston, United States Category: birth

Houston Zoo awaiting birth of Asian elephant calf
Houston Zoo is making preparations for 23-year-old Asian elephant Shanti to give birth in January 2014. Shanti gets regular ultrasounds and zookeepers have been monitoring her weight and her diet and leading the expectant mot...
2013-10-31   Houston, United States Category: birth

BCM and Houston Zoo elephant project recognized with award
A $459,147 grant will support a research project focusing on elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). The research resulted from a collaboration between Baylor College of Medicine and the Houston Zoo and now also includ...
2013-09-14   Houston, United States Category: medical

Looking For Elephant Ivory? Try China
Armed with tips from animal welfare activists, I recently went on an ivory hunt with my Chinese assistant, Yang, in an antiques market in Beijing. Activists say China´s growing purchasing power is driving global demand ...
2012-03-03   Beijing, China Category: smuggle

Houston Zoo: elephant keeper
The Houston Zoo Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic professional to join our Elephant Team. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a progressive elephant program. With a new exhibit and barn and continued elephant breedi...
2011-12-26   Houston, United States Category: job

Bornean elephants tracked by satellite
Three more Bornean elephants in the Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary (LKWS) in Sabah have joined two others being tracked from space after they were fitted with a satellite collars last week. The collars will help expert...
2011-10-31   KINABATANGAN, Malaysia Category: research

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