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Fired elephant keeper breaks back into the zoo to feed and photograph the animals - adding to series of offences as his life unravelled due to cancer and a drug habit
An elephant keeper who lost his job because of 'spiralling' drug use has been sentenced for breaking into the zoo were he used to work in order to feed animals and take selfies with them. Lucas McGhie, 36, was sentenced in Me...
2020-11-24   Melbourne, Australia Category: people

New $84 million elephant sanctuary to be developed at Victorias Werribee Zoo
Victoria’s Werribee Open Range Zoo is set to receive $84 million funding to develop a new elephant sanctuary. Announced yesterday by Victorian Environment Minister Lily D’Ambrosio, the $84 million for the project will be ...
2020-11-04   Werribee, Australia Category: facility

Zoo Miami elephant Ongard treated after injuring tusk
The 10-year-old pachyderm “volunteered” to have his injury checked out and was very cooperative during the procedure, doctors said. Ongard will undergo treatment as soon as his results are back. Zoo Miami gave the elephan...
2020-10-16   Miami, United States Category: medical

Nestled with mother, vets and keepers, 'little fighter' Willow loses her battle
Melbourne Zoo´s elephant calf Willow had endured a lot of pain and had gained a reputation as a fighter in her short life, but it was only on Monday that her keepers realised the "sweet, adorable little thing" was not g...
2016-08-02   Melbourne, Australia Category: death

Melbourne Zoo's boisterous new baby elephant has plenty to trumpet about - he has a new name.
The new calf has been named Man Jai, which means "confident" in Thai. A special naming celebration was held at Melbourne Zoo on Saturday. The elephant´s name was chosen by zoo members as part of an online poll. Other po...
2014-02-01   Melbourne, Australia Category: misc

Baby elephant Sanook died accidentally while playing with favourite toy, Melbourne Zoo says
Sanook, the 11-month-old Asian elephant calf at Melbourne Zoo has died after becoming entangled in a favourite toy. "The CCTV footage shows that at 7pm while playing with the tyre, Sanook managed to manoeuvre it in an unusual...
2013-12-04   Melbourne, Australia Category: death

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