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Baby Elephant Rescued by Concerned Herd

What would you do if your six month old baby was washed away while crossing over river? Of course, that's not a likely scenario, but one that happened... to a baby elephant. I held my breath wat…

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Injured Elephants Reunite After 22-Year Separation (Video)

Nearly 25 years ago, these two elephants met in a circus. Here, crippled elephants Shirley and Jenny are finally reunited at an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee. Related Top 5 Countries for Wi…

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Poachers Kill 300 Elephants With Cyanide

Last month, we reported that poachers were killing elephants using cyanide in Zimbabwe's 5,660-square mile Hwange National Park, killing at least 41. Sadly, as terrible as that was, it wasn't nearly t…

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Zoo Elephants Are So Obese They Might Go Extinct

A cursory glance over Kari Morfield's office desk would likely raise some questions, and perhaps a few eyebrows. As part an ongoing research about the health and well-being of zoo animals, the wildlif…

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Elephant Escapes Death By Trampling Poacher

Authorities in Zimbabwe say that a suspected poacher was killed by an elephant after he attempted to shoot the animal. Rangers found the body of Solomon Manjoro inside a national park, and believe …

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Top 10 Animal Myths

Sometimes it's hard to separate fact from fiction, especially with the many myths that involve animals. Their behavior can certainly be mysterious to say the least, so it's no wonder that some of th…

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Rescued Elephant Orphan Adopted By New Herd

By Animal Planet GUEST POST ALERT: Today's guest post comes from Wildlife expert Laurel A. Neme,Ph.D., author of Animal Investigators: How the World's First Wildlife Forensics Lab is Solving Cri…

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McCartney Says: Free Abused Elephant

By China DeSpain Freeman, Ecorazzi When it comes to helping animals in need, nothing stands in Sir Paul McCartney's way not even Olympic rehearsals. The Beatle was in London practicing for his…

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Top 10 Ways to Help Elephants

August 3rd is the first annual Elephant Awareness Day in the city of Los Angeles, CA. The Day hopes to bring attention to the gentle, threatened mammals, with a focus on the plight of elephants held i…

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12 Ways Technology Is Saving Endangered Species

By Derek Markham, TreeHugger Our human tendency toward innovation and ingenuity, coupled with our advancing technology, is helping to come up with solutions for saving some of the other species o…

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