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California Bans Use of Bullhooks in Handling Captive Elephants!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, bullhooks, cruelty, ban )

- 58 days ago -
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 )

- 94 days ago -
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 )

- 147 days ago -
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
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- 163 days ago -
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 )

- 167 days ago -
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 )

- 182 days ago -
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 )

- 198 days ago -
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 )

- 266 days ago -
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 )

- 268 days ago -
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 )

- 272 days ago -
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
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- 287 days ago -
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 )

- 327 days ago -
Solidarity is the only way of solving crises ... When will we learn from the animal world???
Chester Zoo: Animal Rights Campaigners Fury After Five Elephants Dead in Six Years
Offbeat  (tags: zoos, elephants )

- 361 days ago -
A ZOO has been left reeling by the deaths of two young elephants hit by a devastating disease.
Elephants Gather Around To Watch Their Newest Family Member Arrive
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, wildlife, protection )

- 367 days ago -
She came to the sanctuary an orphan, just 3 years old and in no shape to be in the wilds of southern Kenya on her own.

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