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Villagers Knit Jumpers for Indian Elephants to Protect the Large Mammals From Near-Freezing Temperatures
Offbeat  (tags: India, animals, elephants, women )

Sinikka
- 32 days ago - independent.co.uk
Local women make colourful jumpers for formerly abused animals after staff at conservation centre warn of temperatures dipping close to freezing point.
Good News!!! Six Flags (Vallejo CA) Ends Cruel Elephant Rides!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, protection, elephants, Good News )

AnnaAway
- 96 days ago - all-creatures.org
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, CA has ended their abusive elephant rides contracted with the notorious Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT)! For years ADI shared our shocking undercover evidence with Six Flags management and supported local
California Bans Use of Bullhooks in Handling Captive Elephants!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, bullhooks, cruelty, ban )

AnnaAway
- 175 days ago - humanesociety.org
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a measure into law that protects captive elephants in California. Authored by Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-33, Senate Bill 1062 prohibits the use of bullhooks on elephants and goes into effect on January 1, 2018.
500 Elephants Find New Home in Massive African Relocation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, elephants, relocation )

AnnaAway
- 212 days ago - nytimes.com
The Malawi elephant project differs from other wildlife relocations because of its large scale.
The Elephants That Came to Dinner - Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia   video
Offbeat  (tags: Mfuwe Lodge, Zambia, elephants, cross, hotel, wonky tusk, Wellington, family )

Evelyn
- 265 days ago - youtu.be
At a 5* lodge in Zambia, a bizarre phenomenon is stumping wildlife experts & delighting tourists. An elephant family, led by a matriarch named Wonky Tusk, transits the lobby. Though elephants can be violent in the wild, here they grace past reception
Why Drones Make Elephants Go Berserk
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, drones, animals, environment, interesting, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 280 days ago - theatlantic.com
The elephants noticed the drones, which hovered anywhere from 25 feet to 300 feet above them. And it wasnâEUR(TM)t just that the elephants noticed them; in many cases, the elephants were clearly agitated. Some of them took off running.
Poaching of Old Forest Elephant Matriarchs Threatens Rainforests
Offbeat  (tags: poaching, elephants, elephant matriarchs, animals, environment, humans, protection, wildlife, world )

Lone
- 285 days ago - eurekalert.org
The oldest females guide and teach their young where to go for food and minerals, what to eat, how to process tricky foods, and how to avoid danger. Without these mothers, forest elephant social lives and their understanding of their ecosystem
The War on Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, War, Poachers, Ivory, Africa, China, Asia )

Ray
- 300 days ago - bbc.co.uk
How the very existence of AfricaâEUR(TM)s elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and AsiaâEUR(TM)s appetite for ivory
Stunning Photos Of Elephants Could Have Huge Impact On Their Future
Offbeat  (tags: elephants )

Angie
- 316 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Stop Ivory, a NGO that helps protect elephants, commissioned the series as a way to persuade decision makers to tighten regulations on the illegal ivory trade that threatens the endangered species. Hopefully they will help bring up the elephant in the ro
Elephant Dies Trying To Free Her Calf From Illegal Electric Fence In Vellore
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, animalrights, animals, elephant )

Lone
- 383 days ago - ndtv.com
Chennai: A 10-year-old elephant died trying to save her calf which was caught in an electric fence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district this morning. Both mother and child were electrocuted.
The Animals We Love
Offbeat  (tags: animals, cats, dogs, elephants, monkeys, pictures, pets, wildlife, off-beat )

Marcia
- 385 days ago - yourshot.nationalgeographic.com
The pictures speak for themselves and each has a note from person submitting the picture and a note from the author.
Mali's Desert Elephants Face Extinction Within Three Years
Offbeat  (tags: mali, elephants, endangered, save, animals, poachers )

Scooby
- 390 days ago - theguardian.com
Conservationists urge government to tackle ivory trafficking as 16 elephants killed in this year, with over 80 killed in 2015
Animal Charity Releases Its Annual List of the Worst 10 Zoos for Elephants in North America
Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants, worst, north america )

Scooby
- 404 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
International animal protection organization In Defense of Animals has released its annual list of the 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants in North America.
Touching Video of Elephants Helping a Calf Out of a Waterhole.   video
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, baby, herd, solidarity, struggle )

Evelyn
- 444 days ago - youtu.be
Solidarity is the only way of solving crises ... When will we learn from the animal world???
 

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