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How Freed Circus Animals Shirley and Jenny Locked Trunks, Hugged and Played When They Met for the First Time in 20 Years
Offbeat  (tags: Jenny, Shirley, elephants, rescued, sanctuary, video )

- 36 days ago -
This is the incredible moment two elephants were reunited - more than 20 years after they performed in a circus together.
Adorable Videos of Animals at Play
Offbeat  (tags: Videos, adorable, goats, dolphins, cheetahs, dogs, cats, polar bears, elephants, playing )

- 43 days ago -
You'll have a rollicking good time watching these videos of goats, dogs, cats, cheetahs, dolphins, and polar bears at play.
Flora's First Decade in Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, sanctuary )

- 44 days ago -
March 3rd marked the ten year anniversary of Flora's arrival at The Elephant Sanctuary. Flora was the 3rd African elephant to join The Sanctuary, Tange and Zula preceded her by a few days.
Great News! - Nepal's Year of Zero Poaching!
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- 46 days ago -
Nepal has added a new milestone in conservation by achieving zero poaching of rhinos, tigers and elephants for the year period ending in February 2014.
Powerful Photographs Expose the Devastating Effects of the Illegal Wildlife Trade
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- 52 days ago -
Each year, it is estimated that up to 30,000 primates, five million birds, 10 million reptile skins and 500 million tropical fish are traded.
The Unlikely Animals of WWI
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- 57 days ago -
As World War One seethed through for years, British Armed Forces had bought most of the horses and shipped them off to the Western Front leaving farmers and traders to look for substitute beasts of burden. They found the exotic elephants, among others.
A Really Wild Romance! Seals, Polar Bears, Marmots and Even Elephants Snuggle Up
Offbeat  (tags: Marmots, elephants, polar bears, valentines day, cute, hugs )

- 61 days ago -
This is the adorable moment two affectionate beasts sealed their love with a kiss. And as the rest of these charming shots show, there are plenty more amorous animals feeling the love this Valentine's Day.
Incredible Photos and Video Show Rare Forest Elephants Being Saved From Death After They Trampled Crops
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- 86 days ago -
Tranquilised, strapped down and shut inside reinforced trucks, a group of rare elephants has been saved from what campaigners say would be certain death.
Elephants Never Forget: The Touching Legacy of Tamil Nadu Conservationist Mark Davidar
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- 104 days ago -
As we approach, the darkness beneath the bamboo clumps takes the shape of an elephant. It is Marques, the cross-tusker bull, standing unperturbed barely 20 feet away from us. By the time we make a quiet retreat to the veranda, a herd of eight elephants.
Elephant Mother: Daphne Sheldrick, 79, Is Still Caring for Orphans of the Poaching Epidemic
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, orphans, poaching, Diane Sheldrick, mother, Kenya, offbeat )

- 118 days ago -
When Daphne Sheldrick talks about her babies, she sounds just like any other mother. She worries about getting them through their teething problems and providing the perfect milk formula. She wants them to feel like part of the family.
Eleven Arrested in Crackdown on Congo's Elephant Poachers -YES!!!
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, animal advocates, animal rights, habitat, killing, protection )

- 124 days ago -
"The growing list of arrests is a testimony to the fact that our combined tactics are delivering results in the fight against elephant poaching in the region," said African Parks CEO Peter Fearnhead.
Things May Be Looking Up for Sunder !!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants )

- 127 days ago -
PCCF Bhagat has been asked to submit a compliance report to the court by 23 December
First-Ever Lawsuit Filed for Chimpanzee Seeking Legal Personhood - BRAVO!
Offbeat  (tags: chimpanzees, Nonhuman Rights Project, legal defense, animals, speak4voiceless, elephants, animal welfare, animal rights )

- 132 days ago -
"Our goal is to breach the legal wall that separates all humans from all nonhuman animals."
Africa's First Aerial Elephant Census to Capture Falling Numbers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, census )

- 134 days ago -
Light aircraft to photograph virtually every elephant herd on the continent from February in a team of 46 scientists
Offbeat  (tags: animals, poachers. Muslims, Islam, terrorists, terrorism, poaching, elephants, ivory, slaughter, crime, environment, protection, safety, wildlife )

- 155 days ago -
o Al Shabaab is thought to earn £400,000 a year selling ivory in Somalia o 60 wardens and 38,000 elephants have been killed in the past year o 25 British soldiers will spend coming weeks teaching rangers to patrol better

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