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ACTION ALERT: Save the Asian Elephants! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, habitat destroyed, threatened, wildlife, conservation, protection )

- 2417 days ago -
Asian elephants are one of the most endangered species in the world. Since 1986 asian elephants have been in danger as the population has declined by over 50% over the last 3 generations. They are beautiful animals that do not deserve to die.
Last Stand of the Asian Elephant
Animals  (tags: tragedy, disappearing, killed, villagers, asian elephants, survival, endangered wildlife )

- 2495 days ago -
-- Every night when the rice is ripening in their fields, the young men climb into watchtowers to peer anxiously toward the Himalayan foothills from which the gray giants emerge. Before them, a 5-kilometer (3-mile), high-voltage fence provides
ACTION ALERT: Stop Asian Elephants Going to Turkmenistan Zoo ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, turkmenisan zoo, cruelty, abuse, authorities )

- 2628 days ago -
India's national heritage animal, the Asian elephant is set to travel to a Turkmenistan zoo to enthrall visitors there. "We have cleared a proposal to send a pair of jumbos to Turkmenistan as requested by their government," Environment Minister
ACTION ALERT: Petition to Save Asian Elephants ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, threatened, disappearing, habitat destruction, conservation, protection families )

- 2669 days ago -
The magnificent Asian elephant is of environmental, cultural and spiritual importance. But tragically, this iconic animal is on the brink of extinction due to massive habitat loss. It is simply running out of space and time.
Under Threat
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, snow leopards, one horned rhinos, asian elephants, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2903 days ago -
Animals under threat of extinction.
ACTION ALERT: Save The Elephants of the Kerala Rainforest!!!
Animals  (tags: kerala rainforest, elephants, wild elephants, slaughtered, asian elephants, protection )

- 2941 days ago -
A 2.5 kilometer wide corridor that connects the two Indian states of Kerala and Karnataka (located in the Western Ghats mountain range) is also the last unbroken forest leading the largest population of Asian elephants from wet season to dry season
Asian Elephant Conservation in Thailand
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, Thailand, animals, conservation, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals )

- 3234 days ago -
Asian elephants are forest elephants and it is very hard to count them, but fewer than 50,000 are thought to survive in total.
Elephants Kick Up Their Heels in New Home
Animals  (tags: australia, zoolife, wildlife, wild animals, asian elephants, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3296 days ago -
The three Asian elephants that call Perth Zoo home can now kick back and relax in their new $5 million exhibit. Three times the size of their former residence, zoo matriarch Tricia, along with younger elephants Permai and Putra Mas, can now enjoy new m
Australian Zoo Announces Asian Elephant Pregnant
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, zoos, Australia, pregnant, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3517 days ago -
An endangered Asian elephant which was brought to Australia as part of a contentious breeding programme has fallen pregnant through artificial insemination, officials said Monday. The expectant elephant, 15-year-old Dokkoon, is one of eight pachyderms to
Endangered Species : Asian Elephant
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, endangered, extinction, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 3526 days ago -
The Asian elephant is also known as the Indian elephant and its body and ears are smaller than the African elephant. Females weigh around 5000 lb and males weigh over 11,000 lb. Asians elephants have flat foreheads and have curved backs.
Lao Elephant Project
Animals  (tags: asian elephants, Lao, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3543 days ago -
With a high level of biodiversity, the Lao People's Democratic Republic has some of the most significant forest areas remaining in Southeast Asia. The country also harbors one of the largest remaining populations of Asian elephants in Indochina. WCS
Why Was Thong Dee Put at Risk?
Animals  (tags: elephants, young, asian elephants, taronga zoo, outrage, abuse )

- 3615 days ago -
Throughout 2007, Taronga Zoo stated that Thong Dee was seven years old. This claim was included in a news release dated November 13 about a report to the Government on how the import conditions for the elephants had been met. Last week, the zoo said
Hopes for Patter of Elephant Feet
Animals  (tags: Asian elephants, Melbourne Zoo, animals, breeding, endangered, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, AnimalWelfare )

- 3617 days ago -
MELBOURNE Zoo hopes to breed its first Asian elephant to help stocks of the endangered species.There are only 25,000 Asian elephants left in the world as human population growth in their native environment puts pressure on their food supply.
Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus Mistreatment of Asian Elephants
Animals  (tags: circus elephants abuse, cruelty, torture, prisons, suffering, asian elephants )

- 3738 days ago -
In recent years, several former employees of Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus have been shedding light on the way elephants are mistreated under the Big Top - the animals are "broken," "trained," and "disciplined" with sharp metal bull hooks,
Thick Skins, Tender Hearts and Broken Spirits
Animals  (tags: zoo elephants, asian elephants, prisons, elephants welfare, elephants imprisoned, suffering )

- 3819 days ago -
Should the Denver Zoo spend $52 million to increase the size of its Asian elephant habitat and boost the number of captive elephants from two current residents to as many as eight, who they'll keep in what they call an "elephant park" furnished with a

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