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Exposed: Tanzania's Elephant Killing Fields
Offbeat  (tags: Tanzania, elephants, killed, tusks, ivory, sad news, poachers, exposed, national park )

- 3 days ago -
Half the elephants in one of AfricaâEUR(TM)s largest national parks - over 4,000 animals - have been killed by poachers in a single year, according to new research. Elephant numbers in TanzaniaâEUR(TM)s Ruaha National Park have dropped from 8,500 in 2014
New Documentary 'Tyke Elephant Outlaw', Poised to Be the Blackfish for Captive Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, documentary, circus, cruelty )

- 9 days ago -
Tyke's story mirrors Tilikum's story in many ways. Tyke was a female circus elephant who was owned and used by Circus International in shows around the world in the 1990s. According to those who had interactions with Tyke, it was obvious that
Mother Elephant and Baby Have a Heartfelt Reunion After Being Apart for Years (Videos & Texts!!)
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- 16 days ago -
A baby elephant and her mother had a heartwarming reunion in Thailand after being apart for three and a half years. Mebai was separated from her mother shortly after she was born and was sold into the tourism industry.
Inside the Lush 200-Acre Parkland Retreat Where Ringling Bros. Elephants Will Spend Their Twilight Years in Peace After Retiring
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, retire, sanctuary, Barnum Bailey Circus )

- 25 days ago -
After Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus announced that it will no longer have elephants in the show starting in 2018
Working Elephants to Be Removed From Delhi's Streets
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- 28 days ago -
The Indian government is no longer issuing new licenses to elephant keepers who are struggling to look after the animals in the growing city of Delhi.
Elephant Massacre Uncovered In Democratic Republic of Congo; 30 Animals Killed In 15 Days
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, slaughter )

- 30 days ago -
Dozens of elephants are being slaughtered at a national park in the Democratic Republic of Congo as armed militants aggressively move into the poaching business, using money from illegal ivory to buy food, weapons and ammunition.
Abused Circus Elephants Forced To Keep Semi-Truck From Overturning
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, abuse )

- 31 days ago -
Two elephants on the road with a circus company are winning praise for preventing a semi-truck from overturning but a closer look at photos from the scene suggests that the animals were not acting out of good will, but rather terror.
World's Leading Zoo Association Accused of Overlooking Horrific Cruelty
Offbeat  (tags: Whales, penguins, dolphins, elephants, bears, lions, WAZA, animal cruelty )

- 32 days ago -
Zoos belonging to World Association of Zoos and Aquariums filmed allowing shocking mistreatment of elephants, dolphins, lions, bears, penguins and whales.
Rest in Peace, Frieda...
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants )

- 33 days ago -
It is with great sadness that The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee announces the passing of Frieda. The much loved 49-year-old Asian elephant came to The Sanctuary after a lifetime of performing. Frieda resided at The Sanctuary's Quarantine Barn & Habitat
Woolly Mammoth Could Roam Again as Extinct DNA Merged With Elephant
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- 34 days ago -
A major step forward in bringing back the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists at Harvard University who have inserted DNA from the extinct mammal into the genetic code of an elephant. Geneticists have studied DNA from mammoths which were
Return of the Woolly Mammoth: Scientists Take Giant Step Towards Recreating Extinct Beast After Inserting 14 Genes Into Elephant
Offbeat  (tags: scientists, genes, wooly mammoths, elephants )

- 35 days ago -
A huge step towards recreating the woolly mammoth has been taken by scientists who inserted more than a dozen of its genes into the live DNA of an elephant.
The Perfect Pedicure for ELEPHANTS: Technique Measures Pressure on Captive Mammal's Feet
Offbeat  (tags: Zoo keepers, elephants, toes, pedicure, Australia )

- 40 days ago -
You may have experienced the eye-watering pain of an ingrown toenails, but imagine if you weighed 15,000 lbs (7,000 kg).
Young African Elephants Lock Trunks and 'Kiss' in Touching Display of Human-Like Affection
Offbeat  (tags: Kiss, trunks, elephants, tangled )

- 42 days ago -
This is the heart-warming moment two young African elephants locked trunks in a touching embrace that was caught on camera.
Chinese Reality Show That Pairs Celebrities With Animals Is Condemned Over 'Cruel' Tasks Including Forcing Elephants to Have Ped
Offbeat  (tags: China, reality show, elephants, chimpanzee )

- 45 days ago -
A popular Chinese reality television show featuring celebrities paired with animals has been criticised by animal rights activists for its 'cruel' tasks.

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