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Progress: Elephant Poaching Is Down for the 5th Year in a Row
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, elephant population, ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, poaching, Endangered Species, flora and fauna, cites )

Kalliope
- 37 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Elephants face many obstacles, but a new report brings a glimmer of hope for this endangered species. According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), elephant poaching in Africa is down for the...
Leading Elephant Conservationist Shot Dead in Tanzania | Environment | The Guardian
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Katka
- 112 days ago - theguardian.com
Wayne Lotter had received numerous death threats while battling international ivory-trafficking network. The wildlife conservationist was shot on Wednesday evening in the Masaki district of the city of Dar es Salaam.
My Land - Poaching: An Elephant Defender Shot Dead in Tanzania
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Christine
- 114 days ago - msn.com
Wayne Lotter had devoted his life to African wildlife. He was killed by bullets in Dar es Salaam
Elephants Rescue Hundreds of People From Nepal Floods
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Lone
- 119 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Some 300 guests were rescued on elephant backs and tractor trailers to [nearby] Bharatpur yesterday and the rest will be taken to safer places today," Suman Ghimire, head of a group of Sauraha hotel owners, told Reuters.
Living With Elephants: Dispelling Myths, Setting Standards and Changing Attitudes
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Lone
- 132 days ago - chiangmaicitylife.com
The threat is that not many people in those markets actually care about animal welfare. The lower income from low paid tourists will only force the camp to work the elephants harder to earn the same amount of money. It is destructive.
Elephants Rush Into Zoo Pool To Save Their Drowning Baby VIDEO
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Lone
- 172 days ago - thedodo.com
The animals' reaction should come as no surprise; elephants are among the most intelligent and sensitive beings on the planet, forming deep and complex emotional bonds with their families and herd.
Baby Elephant Collapses in Middle of the Road. Now Watch the Entire Herd Come Save It *** VIDEO ***
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, herd, animals, environment )

Lone
- 184 days ago - weloveanimals.me
Humans arenâEUR(TM)t the only ones that understand the importance of family. Animals have strong familial bonds too!
Elephants Run To Greet A New Rescued Baby Elephant At Refuge
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Lone
- 195 days ago - happiest.net
Watch as an entire herd rushes to greetings a new rescued baby elephant, named âEUR~Dok GeawâEUR(TM) at an Elephant Nature Park.
Man Attacks a Caretaker at Elephant Sanctuary. Now Watch An Elephant Come to the Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, animals, humans, society, world, unusual, wildlife )

Lone
- 208 days ago - shareably.net
This video is perfect proof of how fantastic and caring animals elephants can be.
Mysteries of Elephant Sleep Revealed
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David
- 285 days ago - bbc.com
Wild African elephants sleep for the shortest time of any mammal, according to a study.
Villagers Knit Jumpers for Indian Elephants to Protect the Large Mammals From Near-Freezing Temperatures
Offbeat  (tags: India, animals, elephants, women )

Sinikka
- 325 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 )

Anna
- 389 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 )

Anna
- 468 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.
 

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