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Children’s Book about the Lives of Elephants at a Sanctuary in Tennessee to be Released by Tilbury House on November 15

2006-11-06 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States.

Just for Elephants, a children’s book by Carol Buckley detailing the everyday life of elephants on a 2,700 acre sanctuary in Tennessee, is scheduled to be released by Tilbury House on November 15. On the heels of her award-winning book Travels with Tarra, which detailed the raising of and traveling with an elephant, Buckley has written a book that describes what everyday life is like for the many elephants that live at The Elephant Sanctuary located near the small town of Hohenwald, Tennessee.


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The Elephant Sanctuary: Jenny is dead. 1972-2006

2006-10-18 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States.

After months of continual personal care and non-stop supplemental feedings, our dear Jenny has passed away. Over the past two years countless tests were conducted in an attempt to determine what was causing Jenny to lose weight. The illness that eventually claimed Jenny's life continues to go undiagnosed. All known tests were conducted with inconclusive results.


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Elephant That Killed Handler Spared, handlers must have a barrier between them and the elephants when they are touching them.

2006-07-25 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States. KRISTIN M. HALL

The death of Joanna Burke who was knocked down and crushed by an elephant has been ruled an accident, and the animal will not be destroyed. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency and the Sheriff's Department investigated, found that the sanctuary was in compliance with all regulations and called Burke's death an accident.


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Killer elephant Winkiess fate still up in the air, Board to decide if it should be euthanized

2006-07-23 - HOHENWALD, Tennessee, United States. MICHAELA JACKSON

There is no word yet on the fate of Winkie, the Asian elephant that attacked two handlers at The Elephant Sanctuary here Friday, killing one and injuring the other. The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency has stated that it will not require the animal to be euthanized, but the ultimate decision belongs to the Sanctuary's board, said Doug Markham, TWRA information and education coordinator.


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killed elephant handler Joanna Burke and asian elephant Tina

Agencies Want Elephant Sanctuary to Come Clean about Elephant Attack

2006-07-23 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States.

A deadly elephant attack in Hohenwald is getting national attention, and the agency investigating is urging the elephant sanctuary to come clean about what happened. The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald is a virtual island. People in Hohenwald are shocked and intrigued by the sanctuary that seems to pride itself on privacy. But, Fridays deadly attack on a handler could thrust the Lewis County preserve into the national spotlight.


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Joanna Burke and asian elephant Bunny

In Memory of Joanna Burke, elephant handler at the Elephant sanctuary in Hohenwald.

2006-07-23 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States. Elephant sanctuary press release

For eight years, 36-year-old Joanna Burke was the primary caregiver for the The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee’s herd of rescued Asian elephants. Joanna died on July 21 following a tragic accident involving Winkie, one of her elephants. More information regarding Winkie and the circumstances surrounding this tragic accident will be released shortly.


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Elephant Winkie kills handler Joanna Burke and hurts director Scott Blais at Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald

2006-07-22 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States. Leon Alligood

36-year-old Joanna Burke was attacked and killed, and Scott Blais who handles the 22 Asian and African elephants at The Elephant Sanctuary was injured and hospitalized, by Winkie, a 40-year-old female Asian elephant who has been at the sanctuary for six years. Fridays death at the compound is the first at the facility, which is licensed as a Class I exotic animal facility by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.


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Elephant Keeper in the Elephant sanctuary

2005-09-11 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States.

Responsibilities: The Sanctuary has immediate openings (2) for experienced elephant keepers. The qualified applicants will be charged with maintaining female African and Asian elephants in two separate multi-hundred acre habitats. Responsibilities include but are not limited to cleaning, food preparation, record keeping, behavior conditioning, construction, facility maintenance, keeper training and supervision.


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Elephant Keeper

2005-05-02 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States. Carol Buckley, The Elephant Sanctuary

Responsibilities: The qualified applicant will be charged with maintaining female African and Asian elephants in two separate multi-hundred acre habitats.Responsibilities include but are not limited to cleaning, food preparation, record keeping, behavior conditioning, construction and facility maintenance. The chosen candidate will be trained (in-house) to manage the elephants using the non-dominance technique of passive control.


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Illinois elephant dies of tuberculosis at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.

2005-02-14 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States.

After a six-year effort to help Lota, an aged Asian elephant diagnosed with tuberculosis, Lota was released to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. She died less than three months later. On November 17, 2004, after months of delays, Lota and Misty, one of her herd members who had also tested positive for tuberculosis, were released to the Sanctuary.


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10 Headlines about Elephants from Hohenwald, Tennessee2006-11-06 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Children’s Book about the Lives of Elephants at a Sanctuary in Tennessee to be Released by Tilbury House on November 15 2006-10-18 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - The Elephant Sanctuary: Jenny is dead. 1972-2006 2006-07-25 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Elephant That Killed Handler Spared, handlers must have a barrier between them and the elephants when they are touching them. 2006-07-23 - HOHENWALD, Tennessee, United States - Killer elephant Winkiess fate still up in the air, Board to decide if it should be euthanized 2006-07-23 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Agencies Want Elephant Sanctuary to Come Clean about Elephant Attack 2006-07-23 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - In Memory of Joanna Burke, elephant handler at the Elephant sanctuary in Hohenwald. 2006-07-22 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Elephant Winkie kills handler Joanna Burke and hurts director Scott Blais at Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald 2005-09-11 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Elephant Keeper in the Elephant sanctuary 2005-05-02 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Elephant Keeper 2005-02-14 - Hohenwald, Tennessee, United States - Illinois elephant dies of tuberculosis at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.

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Blackpool Zoo confirms 2 elephants are expecting babies

2024-04-26 - Blackpool, United Kingdom.

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RIP 2 year old “Chi Pich”

2024-04-02 - Sen Monorom, Cambodia.

There was sad news from Mondulkiri Province, with the death of 2 year old elephant “Chi Pich” being announced. Sources from the Elephant Livelihood Initiative Environment Organization (ELIE) said ...


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Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan dies

2024-03-26 - Kochi, India.

Popular tusker Mangalamkunnu Ayyappan, 55, 55, died at Mangalamkunnu in Palakkad on Monday. The elephant owned by M A Haridasan had been under treatment for the past few months.


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Pinnawala Orphanage sees birth of 76th calf

2024-03-23 - Kegalle, Sri Lanka.

The 76th elephant calf was born at the Rambukkana Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage on March 20.This baby elephant was born to 32-year-old she-elephant Shanthi and 19-year-old Pandu at the Pinnawala Elepha...


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SANParks partners with neighbouring nations to benefit communities

2024-03-23 - Pretoria, South Africa.

In the ongoing efforts to curb poaching and snaring of animals within the Zimbabwe and Mozambique borders, South African National Parks (SANParks) is working to create more partnerships with neighbour...


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Toledo Zoo Shares the Name of Precious New Baby Elephant

2024-03-15 - , United States.

After weeks of voting and thousands of submissions, the Toledo Zoo has officially chosen the name of their precious baby elephant and we're personally thrilled about the news! Ladies and gentleman, Ki...


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Reid Park Zoo welcomes new baby elephant

2024-03-09 - Tucson, United States.

A baby elephant was born at Reid Park Zoo. The zoo said Semba, the facility’s African elephant matriarch, gave birth to a 265-pound calf around 3:31 a.m. Friday, March 8. Reid Park Zoo said the calf...


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Baby elephant in Copenhagen named after Thai river

2024-03-04 - Copenhagen, Denmark.

A female baby elephant in Copenhagen Zoo has been named Chin after the Tha Chin river in central Thailand. The elephant was born last week in the Danish zoo. The zookeepers, who take care of the young...


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This elephant misses his mahout, authorities seek police help

2024-02-29 - Alappuzha, India.

Evoor Kannan, the elephant known for his murderous rage and with a history of killing two mahouts is in a bad mood these days. He had been gentle under the care of his former Mahout Sharath Parippally...


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Third elephant calf born in Beekse Bergen

2024-02-20 - Hilvarenbeek, Netherlands.

African elephant Punda has become the mother of a healthy elephant calf after a 22-month pregnancy. This is the third calf born in the Safari Park Beekse Bergen k in four months. Never before have thr...


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Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium’s elephant calf dies at age 2

2024-02-15 - Pittsburgh, United States.

The zoo said Tsuni died Thursday after a sudden, brief battle with elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV). Her EEHV was detected through routine blood testing on Feb. 8, even though she presente...


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Farewell to Seoul"s oldest elephant passing at age of 59

2024-02-15 - Seoul, South Korea.

The oldest female elephant in South Korea passed away Tuesday at a zoo in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi Province, at the age of 59, zoo officials said Thursday. The female elephant, named Sakura, had suffered fr...


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A star is born: Baby elephant debuts

2024-01-30 - Bangalore, India.

The Bannerghatta Biological Park is brimming with excitement as it welcomes a delightful new addition—a baby boy elephant calf. This adorable arrival brings the elephant count in the Bannerghatta zo...


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Guruvayur Kannan, nine-time winner of elephant race, dies at 62

2024-01-27 - Guruvayur, India.

Elephant Kannan, of the Guruvayur Devaswom Elephant Camp, a nine-time winner of the festival-related elephant race, has passed away. His demise was around 5:30 pm on Saturday. The tusker's age at the ...


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A baby elephant is found dead

2024-01-27 - Koh Nhek, Cambodia.

Villagers found a baby elephant dead in Koh Nhek district, Mondulkiri province in the middle of the forest​ on January 26, 2024, suspected of being shot. Mondulkiri Provincial department of environm...


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Discoveries: The Evolutionary Edge of Elephant Trunks and Ancient Giants

2024-01-13 - Beijing, China.

A recent study published in the journal eLife has uncovered new findings on the development of dextrous trunks by indigenous elephants. According to Dr. Shi-Qi Wang, a senior author of the research, t...


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Alleged poaching kills 46-year-old Sumatran elephant in Riau park

2024-01-13 - Pekanbaru, Indonesia.

The Tesso Nilo National Park in Pelalawan District, Riau Province, again lost one of its Sumatran elephants (Elephas maximus sumatranus) after a poacher allegedly killed it for its tusks. The 46-year...


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Celebration of Elephants: A Must-see New Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History

2024-01-11 - New York, United States.

In a narrow but sprawling curatorial space at the uptown museum, The Secret World of Elephants, now opened, tells the story of elephant species and their relatives through life-size models, videos, gr...


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Workshop On Handling Human-Wildlife Conflicts

2024-01-11 - Mysore, India.

In response to the escalating threat posed by leopards, elephants and other wild animals in the Mysuru region, specialised task forces have been established to address the situation. A dedicated Leopa...


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Los Angeles Zoo mourns loss of 53-year-old Asian elephant Shaunzi

2024-01-04 - Los Angeles, United States.

The Los Angeles Zoo is grieving the death of 53-year-old Asian elephant Shaunzi. Zoo staff observed that Shaunzi was unable to stand up in her exhibit at around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, according t...


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