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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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An Elephant Musician

Shanthi is a 36-year-old Asian elephant at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington who is using her trunk to make music. She has taken to the harmonica, turning out tunes that have her handlers b…

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Elephant Runs Away from Circus

Elephant escapes from circus and gallops across a car park in Blackpool, Ireland. Photo Credit: rockinred1969 via Flickr. World News Videos by NewsLook var nl_rand = "RIHmNn1S5XKaASuo", News…

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Baby Elephant Figures Out His Trunk (Video)

  This cute, curious baby elephant is trying to figure out how to use his trunk and stand up straight! Related: Elephants Save Baby Elephant From Drowning (Video) Dog and Elephant are…

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Two Tons Of Ivory Intercepted In Hong Kong

Officials with the Ports and Maritime Command were tipped off about a possible shipment of illegal ivory headed to Hong Kong from Malaysia on Tuesday. Upon close inspection, customs officials found…

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Art Dealer Arrested for Allegedly Importing Ivory

An art and antiquities dealer has been arrested for his alleged involvement in an elaborate African elephant ivory smuggling scheme. Federal prosecutors contend that Victor Gordon is responsible fo…

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Elephants Playing in the Water in Cambodia (video)

These two Asian elephants named Naram and Lucky are playing at the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center in Cambodia. At this Rescue Center, a charity organization called the Asian Elephant Art And Conse…

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