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Water-skiing Asian elephant dies in Georgia at 58
Queenie, a water-skiing Asian elephant who delighted fans in the 1950s, has been euthanized at the Georgia wildlife park where she lived her final years in retirement. "She had a declining quality of life and declining health...
2011-06-03   Atlanta, United States Category: death

Peek through time: In 1955, woolly mammoth bones found on Tompkins Township farm
If Sandra Losey Gifford closes her eyes, she can almost see giant prehistoric elephant-like animals grazing on her family's Tompkins Township farm. It isn't a far stretch. Fifty-five years ago — Jan. 6, 1955, to be exact â€...
2010-01-17   East Lansing, United States Category: fossil

Zoo Atlanta's Pregnant Elephant Dies
The elephant, which had recently gone into the third trimester of her 24-month pregnancy, was 26. Zoo Atlanta’s veterinary team, along with the Department of Pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University...
2008-10-28   Atlanta, United States Category: death

A Fiberglass Elephant in Chains
A sculpture depicting a tearful elephant in chains that was designed in New York and became the center of a federal lawsuit in Washington was put on display in Union Square Park today, with the blessing of New York City offic...
2007-08-06   New York, United States Category: welfare

Elephants "Learn" to Avoid Land Mines in War-Torn Angola
Elephants moving into war-ravaged southern Angola from neighboring countries appear to have developed the ability to avoid the land mines that litter the region, scientists report. Michael Chase, a biologist who has been stud...
2007-07-16   Johannesburg, South Africa Category: research

5-Country Conservation Area Would Aid Africa's Largest Elephant Herd
Environment ministers from five southern African countries plan to turn a 110,833-square-mile (287,132-square-kilometer) chunk of land into a massive cross-border conservation zone. The proposed parkland—spanning an area ab...
2007-04-04   Johannesburg, South Africa Category: conservation

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