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Burma / Thailand: Baby Elephant Tortured Into Submission Before Illegal Smuggling From Burma to Thailand.- PLEASE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: baby elephants, beaten, broken, tortured, thailand, burma, elephant trade, wild elephants, horrendous cruelty )

- 2443 days ago -
A baby elephant braces for a hit during a training session in a Karen village in Burma. The training session is coined the 'crush' as its goal is to break the elephant's spirit. Wild elephants are typically tied up and beaten for 3 days straight and left
One Man Killed as Elephants Run Amok in Indian City
Animals  (tags: indian city, humans invasion, conflicts, wild elephants, stressed, killed man, wildlife, homes destroyed )

- 2508 days ago -
TWO wild elephants trampled one person to death in a three-hour rampage in the southern Indian city of Mysore today, causing widespread panic, local officials said. Karnataka state higher education minister S.A. Ramdas said the elephants entered the
Man Vs. Elephant War Rages in Sri Lanka
Animals  (tags: wild elephants, humans, invasion, survival, habitat, homes )

- 2801 days ago -
More than 200 elephants and 50 humans are killed each year in an escalating conflict between man and beast in Sri Lanka. The cause of the conflict: Animals are going "berserk" as more and more of their land is taken over by humans and cattle eat their
Sri Lankan Government Vets Go on Strike in Protest Over Treatment of Wild Elephants
Animals  (tags: sri lankan, government, vets, strike, abuse, suffering, wild elephants )

- 2801 days ago -
The entire team of Sri Lanka's government wildlife vets has gone on strike amid mounting controversy over an elephant conservation plan that has led to increased clashes between the animals and villagers. The vets say the island's remaining
ACTION ALERT: Ask Shriners to Stop Exploiting Animals !!!
Animals  (tags: shrine circus, animal abusers, investigation, wild elephants, abused, exploited )

- 2931 days ago -
On April 9, an elephant imprisoned by Shrine Circus became "startled" and kicked and stomped a circus worker to death in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Compassionate individuals have been prevailing upon the Shriners to stop using animals for years to no
Karnataka's Wild Jumbos Get Land as New Year Gift
Animals  (tags: 25 acres, wild elephants, protection, land, conservation )

- 3022 days ago -
In what is being described as the first such conservation step in Asia, more than 25 acres of land has been donated to the Karnataka forest department so that wild elephants can move freely through a dedicated corridor,
ACTION ALERT: Save The Elephants of the Kerala Rainforest!!!
Animals  (tags: kerala rainforest, elephants, wild elephants, slaughtered, asian elephants, protection )

- 3033 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
Driven Out of Forests, Forced to Ravage Crops
Animals  (tags: humans, habitat, wild elephants, driven from forests, homes, ravage crops, survive, killed )

- 3035 days ago -
Elephants need 350 kg fodder everyday. In the past, elephants fed on bamboo and tree barks, but a shrinking habitat has urged elephants to adapt to crops like sugarcane, maize, banana and paddy. When they raid crops, they're condemned as rogues and fall
Vietnam Province Sets Up Elephant Sanctuary
Animals  (tags: vietnam province, elephant sanctuary, wild elephants, captive, conservation, protection )

- 3046 days ago -
The Central Highlands province of Dac Lak will set up a 200-hectare elephant sanctuary at the Yok Don National Park under a project to preserve wild and domestic elephants, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported. Prof Bao Huy of Tay Nguyen University's
Animals  (tags: indian elephants, zoo elephants, freed, protection, wild elephants, freedom )

- 3061 days ago -
While the Western Zoos Dither, India Condemns Captivity in Zoos as Causing Unacceptable 'Trauma'. The Born Free Foundation joins the global animal welfare and conservation community in welcoming plans by the Government of India to end the keeping of
When the Elephants Come to Graze, Drink and Frolic
Animals  (tags: elephant herd, south asia, peaceful, safe, wild animals, wild elephants, families )

- 3169 days ago -
As evening approaches, the banks of the Minneriya reservoir become crowded with visitors of a different kind. As the sun slowly retreats from different corners of the scrub jungle the visitors slowly approach the green plains by the receding waters.
The Desert Elephants of Mali
Animals  (tags: mali, desert elephants, wild elephants, survival, droughts, endangered, herds )

- 3175 days ago -
Mali is a beautiful, landlocked desert country in North West Africa. Perhaps best known for its rich cultural diversity, Mali is also home to the northernmost herd of African elephants. One of the very last herd of elephants in the arid Sahel, this herd
Agonising Death in 2007 of a Maligawa Elephant
Animals  (tags: wild elephants, abused, deaths, past histories, india, brutal treatment, cruelty )

- 3175 days ago -
Sindu and Raju are not the only elephants handed over to the Dalada Maligawa at the request of the Diyawadana Nilames (DN). In 2007, the Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) came under pressure to release a wild elephant brought to the Maligawa to
Elephants Shot at By Nepal Police Again
Animals  (tags: nepal police, butchered, slaughtered, elephant herds, humans, destruction, threatened elephants, wild elephants )

- 3207 days ago -
Less than a month after an elephant herd was shot at on the Indo-Nepal border, yet another herd was fired at by the Nepal police on Monday evening. One of the elephants has apparently received a serious injury while six to seven others are believed
Elephant Herd Removed From Wild in Malawi
Animals  (tags: wild elephants, moved, rescued, relocation, safety, villagers, conflicts, wildlife )

- 3208 days ago -
The move required a fleet of cranes and lorries and was organised by workers at the International Fund for Animal Welfare. They stepped in when the free-roaming animals suffered violent retaliation from local people after unknowingly causing havoc

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