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Blood Institute’s OKC Zoo gift elevates research, spotlights donation needs

2022-03-11 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The longstanding partnership between the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden and the Oklahoma Blood Institute was newly solidified this week with the donation from OBI of a centrifuge to the zoo’s Joan Kirkpatrick Animal Hospital. The most immediate life-saving opportunities that this centrifuge can provide for the zoo are advancements in the research and treatment of EEHV, a persistent and deadly herpes virus affecting elephants worldwide, both wild and in captivity.


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OKC ZOO’S YOUNG ASIAN ELEPHANT, KAIRAVI, TESTS POSITIVE FOR EEHV

2021-07-31 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden’s dedicated animal and veterinary care teams have begun to treat its youngest Asian elephant, female Kairavi (Kai), 2, for elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus (EEHV), with antiviral medications. A low level of the EEHV1A virus was detected on Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Kai’s blood through routine testing. Despite this, Kai’s behavior and activity level are normal and she continues to show no clinical signs of illness, which are all positive sig...


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If you"ve never seen an elephant baby ultrasound before, here"s your chance

2020-11-29 - Oklahoma City, United States.

Asha, a 25-year-old Asian elephant residing at the Oklahoma City Zoo, is expecting a baby in February 2022. The zoo released a video of the calf's ultrasound, even pointing out the growing baby's head, trunk, and legs. If you're wondering why we have to wait over a year to meet Asha's calf, it's because Asian elephants have a gestation period of 645 days...or around 22 months.


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Baby Elephant Achara Recovering From Herpes Strain

2016-10-03 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The Oklahoma City Zoo´s baby elephant Achara is recovering from a case of herpes. She took her final dose of medicine Saturday after about 10 days of elevated virus levels, which are now on the decline.
Achara has the same strain of elephant herpes that killed her sister Malee last year, EEHV 1A. This is the second strain she has been exposed to, as she previously contracted EEHV 1B.


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4-year-old elephant dies at OKC Zoo

2015-10-02 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The Oklahoma City Zoo announced Thursday that 4-year-old female Asian elephant Malee died. Malee died about 4 a.m. Thursday. Zookeepers noticed that Malee was moving slower than usual Wednesday afternoon, although she was eating and doing other activities normally, according to a news release


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ANIMAL TECHNICIAN (PACHYDERMS)

2012-08-08 - Oklahoma City, United States.

We’re currently seeking a dynamic individual to work with a dedicated and highly motivated pachyderm team that would be responsible for varied taxa, including rhino, hippo, Asian elephants in restricted contact, and small primates. This person will work with associated staff as needed to enhance day-to-day operations including collaborating with other zoo personnel in reaching departmental goals and the presentation and development of guest experiences that support the Zoo’s mission and core...


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Rex the elephant arrives at Oklahoma City Zoo

2011-12-15 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The Oklahoma City Zoo added a bull elephant to its growing herd Tuesday as a male Asian elephant named Rex arrived about noon Tuesday after a 20-hour, 1,300-mile trip from Cambridge, Ontario. Rex was brought to the Oklahoma City Zoo to breed with the two female elephants, Asha and Chandra.


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The Asian elephants, including the new baby elephant born April 16, 2011, enjoy the new elephant enclosure at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City, Okla., Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Today was the first day the public could view them outdoors. (AP Photo/The

Oklahoma City Zoo announces name of new elephant calf

2011-05-11 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The baby elephant born last month at the Oklahoma City Zoo has been named Malee. Zoo officials announced the name at a ceremony Wednesday in the zoo´s new elephant habitat. Malee (pronounced MAY-lee) was chosen in an online vote. Malee, which is Thai for flower or jasmine, garnered more than 70 percent of the 14,000 votes cast. Zoo officials billed Malee as the zookeepers´ preference out of the three names offered. Other options were Annika and Hanako.


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Oklahoma City Zoo elephant goes into labor

2011-04-15 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The pregnant Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo has gone into labor and is expected to give birth late today or early Saturday. Asha and her calf are both doing well, the zoo´s veterinarian said this morning.


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Elephant Exhibit At OKC Zoo Reopens This Week

2011-03-08 - Oklahoma City, United States.

After a year and a half of construction, the elephants at the Oklahoma City Zoo finally have a new home. The new elephant habitat covers more than nine and a half acres at the zoo. The $13 million, state-of-the-art exhibit includes three outdoor yards, pools, a waterfall, shade structures and a more than 15,000 square foot barn.


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Elephants Asha and Chandra return to Oklahoma City Zoo

2010-10-18 - Oklahoma City, United States.

Asian elephants Asha and Chandra have returned to the Oklahoma City Zoo after more than 2 years in Tulsa. The sisters returned Monday to Oklahoma City after riding in a special climate-controlled truck. "They´re back in town," Oklahoma City Zoo spokeswoman Tara Henson said. "They´re doing great."


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Oklahoma City Zoo elephant exhibit will be one of nation"s biggest

2010-10-08 - Oklahoma City, United States.

Asian elephants Asha and Chandra will return to their home at Oklahoma City Zoo in the coming weeks, and they´ll find a homestead that´s very different from their old stomping grounds. They´ll have 3½ acres of land instead of fourth of an acre. Theyir barn will be 10 times bigger.


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HOPE ELEPHANTS: Chandra, left, and Asha peer from their enclosure, Friday, June 6, 2008, at the Oklahoma City Zoo in Oklahoma City.

Oklahoma City elephant has one more shot at pregnancy

2010-09-15 - Oklahoma City, United States.

Keepers at the Oklahoma City and Tulsa zoos hope Chandra will get pregnant like her sister, Asha, before the two move back to Oklahoma City this fall. After 2 years of trying, Chandra isn´t pregnant. It´s not that the Asian elephant isn´t healthy or able to conceive. She´s just not that interested in her suitor, Sneezy. "She´s being kind of a stinker," said Jennifer D´Agostino, director of veterinary services for the Oklahoma City Zoo. "She´s not really ...


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Shipment of 42-foot long sections of pipe being delivered to the Oklahoma City Zoo to be used as fencing in the new 11 acre elephant exhibit in Oklahoma City Tuesday, August 31, 2010. Devon Energy has donated 400 pieces of pipe to the Zoo.

Devon Energy"s recycled pipes offer elephant-sized reward for zoo

2010-09-01 - Oklahoma City, United States.

Devon Energy is donating more than 3 miles of recycled oil pipes to the Oklahoma City Zoo. The pipes will be used to build a fence at the zoo´s new elephant habitat. A shipment of pipes was delivered Tuesday. Devon Energy has delivered a little more than half of the used drill and steam pipes, which are worth about $115,000.


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Oklahoma City Zoo: Animal Technician - Pachyderms (2 positions available)

2010-07-01 - Oklahoma City, United States.

The Oklahoma City Zoological Park is looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and motivated individual who will compliment the pachyderm team in the day-to-day operations of the pachyderm department (Asian elephant, Asian rhino, black rhino, and pygmy hippo). Construction has begun on a state-of-the-art elephant exhibit to be completed in September 2010. This exhibit will accommodate multiple cows, calves, and at least two bulls. Contact with all species will be protected. The ideal candidate ...


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Two Oklahoma City Zoo female elephants are shown May 29 at the Tulsa Zoo.

Oklahoma City Zoo’s new elephant habitat to house expectant mother

2010-01-02 - Oklahoma City, United States. CARRIE COPPERNOLL

Construction of the new elephant habitat at the Oklahoma City Zoo is on time and on budget, making way for the first elephant birth at the zoo. Asha, one of the zoo’s two female elephants, successfully bred with male Sneezy at the Tulsa Zoo this summer. She and her sister, Chandra, won’t return to Oklahoma City until their new home is finished.


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Oklahoma couple driving home church nearly slammed into a giant pachyderm

2009-11-05 - Oklahoma city, United States.

An elephant that escaped from the Family Fun Circus at the Garfield County Fairgrounds after being spooked caused a vehicle accident Wednesday night, Nov. 4, 2009 as it ran along North the U.S. 81 bypass in Enid, Okla. According to Enid Police Department Sgt. Billy Varney, the couple in the vehicle were not injured. The elephant suffered a broken tusk, a hurt leg and bumps, bruises and scratches, he said.


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Ace Torre, president of Torre Design Consortium, talks with staff at the Oklahoma City Zoo about plans for the new elephant exhibit. PHOTO BY JOHN CLANTON, THE OKLAHOMAN

Asia exhibit at the Oklahoma City Zoo to include larger area for elephants. 11-ACRE, $23 MILLION PROJECT TO OPEN AT OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO IN 2011

2008-12-01 - Oklahoma City, United States. CARRIE COPPERNOLL

The capstone of the Asia exhibit will be the elephants. It will transform the Oklahoma City elephant program from a pair of sisters cramped onto a quarter acre of concrete to a family herd roaming up to 6 acres of lush grassland.
Zoo design, especially for elephants, has changed dramatically since Torre began his career more than 30 years ago.


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Oklahoma City zoo trustees OK $7M more for exhibit

2008-06-19 - Oklahoma City, United States. Carrie Coppernoll

Zoo trustees Wednesday approved spending $23 million on the upcoming Asia exhibit — $7 million more than originally expected. The original budget of $16 million was set during the 2001-02 fiscal year, said Brian Aucone, interim executive director. Building and project costs have increased since then, he said. Project funds will largely be spent on an elephant barn and exhibit area. The Asia exhibit will be the largest in zoo history. It's scheduled to open in spring 2011.


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Elephants leave for Tulsa

2008-06-12 - Oklahoma City, United States. Carrie Coppernoll

The two Asian elephants at the Oklahoma City Zoo were transported to Tulsa on Thursday morning, marking the beginning of a breeding plan that could yield an elephant herd in Oklahoma City. Elephants Asha and Chandra were loaded onto a specialized trailer after several hours of maneuvering Thursday morning, said Tara Henson, spokeswoman for the Oklahoma City Zoo. The process went smoothly, she said. The 6,000-pound elephants left Oklahoma City shortly after 10 a.m.


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Keepers prepare elephants for impending move

2008-06-08 - Oklahoma City , United States. Carrie Coppernoll

The Asian elephants at the Oklahoma City Zoo are moving to Tulsa in the coming days, and zookeepers are busy preparing them for the trip. Elephants Asha and Chandra will breed with the male Sneezy at the Tulsa Zoo. “It’s something that’s very hard as a keeper — to see your animals leave,” said Toni Sibilla, one of the elephant keepers. But, she said, it’s an exciting time. The sister elephants could both become pregnant and give birth in Oklahoma City.


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Look for love: Elephants are packing their trunks, traveling to ...

2008-04-06 - Oklahoma City, United States. Carrie Coppernoll

ASHA and Chandra don't know what they're in for. Asha and Chandra will leave the zoo in June to breed with the male Sneezy at the Tulsa Zoo. Their return hinges on two timelines: conception and construction. If they breed quickly, the females could be back within two years and be the first elephants to give birth at the Oklahoma City Zoo. But the date of their return depends on whether their new habitat can be finished while they're away. Their new home will be in the $16 million Asia exhibit, a...


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Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett on Thursday sits with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres for his first national TV interview since challenging the city to lose 1 million pounds.

Mayor goes on TV to talk about diet plan. Pachyderm progress

2008-01-18 - Oklahoma City, United States.

When Mayor Mick Cornett announced that the city was going on a diet, he did it in front of the elephant exhibit at the city zoo. Fittingly, The Oklahoman will monitor the city's weight loss by printing the number of elephants that represent the city's weight loss every day on Page 2A beginning Saturday. Zoo officials say a female Asian elephant (like the ones at the zoo) can weigh up to 6,500 pounds. Good luck, Oklahoma City! "Everywhere I go, people are offering me food, and I was gaining over ...


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Oklahoma City Zoo Executive Director Bert Castro shovels elephant dung Thursday morning in the animals’ outdoor area. Castro began his zoo career cleaning the elephant exhibits and worked his way up.

Zoo lets you do its dirty work. Shoveling elephant poo serves that purpose very nicely

2007-07-20 - Oklahoma City, United States. Brian Brus

Oklahoma City Zoo Executive Director Bert Castro believes offering the public the opportunity to perform a little sweaty work is an excellent way for people to appreciate what it takes to keep their zoo operating. Weve got two elephants and they probably generate half a ton of manure a day, said Castro, who began his own zoo career with a shovel in hand. Just to keep the area clean and the exhibit in good working order is a big job. … We try to have fun with it, and as they’re going through ...


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McClanahan Seeks to Stop Elephants" Move

2005-06-15 - OKLAHOMA CITY, United States.

Former "Golden Girls" actress Rue McClanahan is trying to prevent four elephants from being transferred from Chicago to Hugo, Okla. because they were exposed to another animal with tuberculosis. McClanahan, an Oklahoma native, said she would prefer the four elephants be sent to the Elephant Sanctuary, a 2,700-acre preserve in Hohenwald, Tenn.

McClanahan, an honorary director of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), wrote a letter to state Rep. Ray McCarter, a Democr...


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25 Headlines about Elephants from OKLAHOMA CITY2022-03-11 - Oklahoma City, United States - Blood Institute’s OKC Zoo gift elevates research, spotlights donation needs 2021-07-31 - Oklahoma City, United States - OKC ZOO’S YOUNG ASIAN ELEPHANT, KAIRAVI, TESTS POSITIVE FOR EEHV 2020-11-29 - Oklahoma City, United States - If you"ve never seen an elephant baby ultrasound before, here"s your chance 2016-10-03 - Oklahoma City, United States - Baby Elephant Achara Recovering From Herpes Strain 2015-10-02 - Oklahoma City, United States - 4-year-old elephant dies at OKC Zoo 2012-08-08 - Oklahoma City, United States - ANIMAL TECHNICIAN (PACHYDERMS) 2011-12-15 - Oklahoma City, United States - Rex the elephant arrives at Oklahoma City Zoo 2011-05-11 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City Zoo announces name of new elephant calf 2011-04-15 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City Zoo elephant goes into labor 2011-03-08 - Oklahoma City, United States - Elephant Exhibit At OKC Zoo Reopens This Week 2010-10-18 - Oklahoma City, United States - Elephants Asha and Chandra return to Oklahoma City Zoo 2010-10-08 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City Zoo elephant exhibit will be one of nation"s biggest 2010-09-15 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City elephant has one more shot at pregnancy 2010-09-01 - Oklahoma City, United States - Devon Energy"s recycled pipes offer elephant-sized reward for zoo 2010-07-01 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City Zoo: Animal Technician - Pachyderms (2 positions available) 2010-01-02 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City Zoo’s new elephant habitat to house expectant mother 2009-11-05 - Oklahoma city, United States - Oklahoma couple driving home church nearly slammed into a giant pachyderm 2008-12-01 - Oklahoma City, United States - Asia exhibit at the Oklahoma City Zoo to include larger area for elephants. 11-ACRE, $23 MILLION PROJECT TO OPEN AT OKLAHOMA CITY ZOO IN 2011 2008-06-19 - Oklahoma City, United States - Oklahoma City zoo trustees OK $7M more for exhibit 2008-06-12 - Oklahoma City, United States - Elephants leave for Tulsa 2008-06-08 - Oklahoma City , United States - Keepers prepare elephants for impending move 2008-04-06 - Oklahoma City, United States - Look for love: Elephants are packing their trunks, traveling to ... 2008-01-18 - Oklahoma City, United States - Mayor goes on TV to talk about diet plan. Pachyderm progress 2007-07-20 - Oklahoma City, United States - Zoo lets you do its dirty work. Shoveling elephant poo serves that purpose very nicely 2005-06-15 - OKLAHOMA CITY, United States - McClanahan Seeks to Stop Elephants" Move

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Blackpool Zoo confirms 2 elephants are expecting babies

2024-04-26 - Blackpool, United Kingdom.

The latest round of pregnancy tests at Blackpool Zoo has revealed that two of its elephants are expecting babies. Mother and daughter Noorjahan and Esha are both pregnant and due to give birth in late...


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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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