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An Elephant Aquarium Just Opened in Zurich! Wait...What?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, aquariums )

Cher
- 1 day ago - onegreenplanet.org
We know that elephants do not belong in zoos, but apparently the new question is: do elephants belong in aquariums!?
Elephant Poaching Deaths Reach Tipping Point in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: Study, Animals, Elephants, poaching deaths, Africa )

Ray
- 35 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
- 42 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
- 44 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
Watch An Elephant's Tale Through the Matriarch's Eyes (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, matriarch, bonding, understanding, families )

Simone
- 97 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
- 99 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.
The Elephants' Graveyard: Protecting Kenya's Wildlife
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, poachers, elephants, graveyard, wildlife, Kenya )

Ray
- 111 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
- 115 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
- 117 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
- 123 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
- 123 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.
Baby Elephant Rescued From Kenyan River! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, elephants, video, wildlife )

Cher
- 126 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A six-month-old elephant gets caught in a rain-swollen Kenyan river
Mountain Bull, Legendary Kenyan Elephant, Found Dead :( -DAMN POACHERS! -Video
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, poaching, ivory, wildlife, animals, animal welfare, animal advocates, killed, humans, sadness )

Julie
- 127 days ago - cbsnews.com
Mountain Bull, the magnificent six-ton elephant, featured prominently in our reporting on the poaching crisis in Africa for CBS Evening News and CBS Sunday morning, has been discovered dead. THIS IS WHY WE KEEP FIGHTING!!!
3 Recent Elephant Victories Worth Celebrating - and What's Next!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, Victory!! )

Cher
- 130 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Elephant lovers of the world, we know how you feel. Nowadays, it's all too easy to get bogged down in the devastating plight that elephants face. There's a lot -- too much -- bad news right now, with wild elephants closer to extinction than ever before.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell PBS's Antiques Roadshow: Stop Glorifying Ivory - It's Killing Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: ivory trade, Atiques Roadshow, activism, activism animalwelfare, animals, elephants, endangered )

Cal
- 144 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
"Did you know that the popular PBS series, Antiques Roadshow, regularly appraises ivory carvings on air? Owners of the artifacts may be hoping for a big pay day, but we already know what they are worth: dead elephants.
 

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