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Memphis Zoo's baby elephant accidentally killed by its mother
The jubilance at the Memphis Zoo following the Monday night birth of an African elephant calf was snatched away on Wednesday after the new baby was accidentally killed by its mother. At about 10 a.m. Wednesday, the calf stumb...
2009-07-08   Memphis, Tennessee, United States Category: death

It's A Girl!
“Asali,” an African elephant at the Memphis Zoo gave birth to a female calf at approximately 10:23pm on July 6 after a gestation of 1 year, 9 months, and 15 days. Currently, Asali and her calf are in healthy, stable condi...
2009-07-07   Memphis, Tennessee, United States Category: birth

Fox Valley zoos come to life as spring settles in
Next time you're at the Milwaukee County Zoo, say hello to Ruth, a 28-year-old transplant from Brownsville, Texas. Ruth is an African elephant that came to Milwaukee from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville at year's end to ...
2007-05-14   Milwaukee, United States Category: zoo

Brownsville zoo sending Ruth the elephant to Milwaukee
The 28-year-old elephant Ruth has been at the Gladys Porter Zoo since 1998. Her departure will mark the end of the zoo's elephant exhibit. Milwaukee County Zoo officials plan to begin displaying Ruth later this month. Zoo off...
2006-12-06   BROWNSVILLE, United States Category: relocation

Wildlife smuggling a U.S. border problem
When it comes to smuggling animals across the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. Wildlife Inspector Ed Marshall has seen it all. In 2001, an African elephant was smuggled across the Gateway International Bridge on a truck. "They call i...
2005-09-24   BROWNSVILLE, United States Category: smuggle

Zoo workers form bonds with animals
Having worked with almost every animal at the Gladys Porter Zoo since before it opened in 1971, the 63-year-old general curator Jerry Stones has come to know the zoo’s residents as family. As a result, the March 10 death of...
2005-05-15   Brownsville, United States Category: people

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