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The Dark Side of Animal Tourism in Thailand
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, elephants, bangkok, Thailand, photos, cruelty )

Marie
- 6 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Photogenic animals might be the perfect fodder for social media posts but many of them are exploited and abused according to an expat who's devoted his life to saving them.
Stunning Images Capture Intimate Moments in African Wilderness ... From Playful Big Cats to Baby Elephants Reaching for Mangoes
Offbeat  (tags: zambia, elephants, leopards, pangolins, british, photographer )

Marie
- 12 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Few people are lucky enough to get this close to Africa's most fascinating - and sometimes ferocious - animals.
Elephant Poaching Deaths Reach Tipping Point in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, Elephants, poaching deaths, Africa )

Ray
- 14 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Africa's elephants have reached a tipping point: more are being killed each year than are being born, a study suggests.
Two Poachers Shot Dead in Kaziranga National Park -TWO LESS POACHERS, 10k TO GO!
Offbeat  (tags: Tusks, horns, ivory, poachers killed, elephants, rhino's, only way to save wildlife, kill poachers )

Julie
- 21 days ago - indileak.com
It may be mentioned here that in comparison to killing of 21 rhino in the current year by poacher, a total of 15 poachers have also been shot dead by the anti-poaching squad of the Kaziranga National Park in the same period. HAH!
NC Zoo to Burn Nearly $1M Worth of Ivory, Horns to Raise Awareness of Plight of Elephants, Rhinos
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, ivory, tusks, Elephant Day August 12th, zoo, poachers, protection )

Julie
- 23 days ago - myfox8.com
As part of the celebration of International Elephant Day on Aug. 12, the zoo, in a demonstration of solidarity with elephant and rhino conservation programs around the world, will burn more than 200 pounds of elephant tusks and rhino horn valued at $1M
Tiger Reduced to Skin and Bones in Chinese Zoo Prompts Complaints to Animal Welfare Groups... But Zookeepers Insist the Animal I
Offbeat  (tags: china zoo, emaciated, tiger, skin, bones, elephants, martial arts )

Marie
- 29 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
A Chinese zoo under fire for teaching its elephants to perform martial arts stunts is facing further complaints after pictures emerged of an apparently emaciated tiger
Elephants - Mahouts Foundation Video
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, baby elephants, tourist trade, Thailand, cruelty, video )

Marie
- 51 days ago - m.youtube.com
This is a educational video... no horrific scenes but shows you about elephants in the tourist trade.
Watch An Elephant's Tale Through the Matriarch's Eyes (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, matriarch, bonding, understanding, families )

Simone
- 76 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The innate bond of a family is one of the most important relationships we will ever experience. It offers us a forever spot in a world that can sometimes be unforgiving, a place to go where we are understood and loved
Rescued Elephant Falls Asleep to Gentle Lullaby (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, rescued )

Cher
- 79 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
It's nap time for Faa Mai, a baby elephant residing at Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand. It doesn't take long for this baby to fall asleep with her caretaker, Lek, singing her a beautiful lullaby.
Poachers Using Chainsaws and Helicopters Slaughter 68 Elephants in Africa's Oldest Park
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, poachers, endangered, tusks, sad news, chainsaws, helicopters )

Marie
- 79 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
At least 68 elephants have been slaughtered by poachers in Africa's oldest national park by poachers over the last two months, the non-profit group managing the park has warned.
The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 91 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A rise in the demand for ivory has led to poachers illegally killing thousands of elephants every year - and despite the use of GPS tracking systems, rangers are finding it increasingly difficult to protect the animals.
Finally!!! Freedom for Sunder the Elephant as Indian Supreme Court Upholds His Release
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, freedom )

Cher
- 94 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
This amazing victory can be seen as the direct result of all the hard work of activists and organizations alike and shows that real change can happen if you don't give up.
Wild Elephants Gather Inexplicably, Mourn Death of "Elephant Whisperer" - AWESOME VIDEO AND A BEAUTIFUL TRUE STORY
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, intelligent, mourn death, Elephant Whisperer, Conservation family, animals, video, respect, love )

Julie
- 97 days ago - beforeitsnews.com
So, how after Anthony's death, did the reserve's elephants -- grazing miles away in distant parts of the park -- know?
Watch These Elephants Play With a New Toy at Their Sanctuary (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants )

Cher
- 102 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Elephants at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand received an abundance of recycled tires to play with, and they've been using them in a variety of ways, just like children do. Of course, the elephants are much too large to fit their bodies in a tire swing,
Cute Baby Elephant Charges Observers (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants )

Cher
- 102 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
This gangly little elephant calf is just learning the ropes. Clearly the baby of the family, he sticks close to his herd, wrestling with an older elephant youth and shaking his trunk around awkwardly, with no apparent clue what it's used for.
 

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