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Flora's First Decade in Sanctuary
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, sanctuary )

- 587 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.
The Unlikely Animals of WWI
Offbeat  (tags: World War I, animals, Western Front, horses, elephants )

- 600 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.
Eleven Arrested in Crackdown on Congo's Elephant Poachers -YES!!!
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, endangered, animal advocates, animal rights, habitat, killing, protection )

- 667 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 !!
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- 670 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 )

- 675 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 )

- 677 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 )

- 698 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
Toronto Zoo Elephants Leaving for California
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, Toronto Zoo )

- 725 days ago -
Staff at the Toronto Zoo are worried about the long trip ahead for Toka, Thika and Iringa - the zoo's three elephants - as they are moved to a sanctuary in California.
4 Elephants Call Former Citrus Farm Home
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, Elephants, Sanctuary-Zoo )

- 746 days ago -
Forget peanuts. In the heart of Florida's citrus grove region, it's the oranges elephants are after.They have discovered how to pluck the fruit from the trees with their trunks and pop it into their mouths.PHOTO GALLERY!!
First "All Canadian" Asian Elephant Born at African Lion Safari
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants, birth )

- 766 days ago -
Nellie, a beautiful, healthy female Asian elephant was born on Friday August 2nd, 2013 at 6:00 a.m., weighing 309 lbs at the African Lion Safari. This birth is very significant as the calf represents the first "All Canadian" Asian elephant born
True Friends Never Forget...Especially Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, animal friendships, Animals feel )

- 770 days ago -
Tarra the elephant loses her beloved best friend, a dog named Bella. CBS News Sunday Morning, original air date: Nov. 13, 2011/Older Video this is worth watching over again. I think C2 friends know about this...Heart wrenching VIDEO
WWF's Flying Squad Elephant Gives Birth to a Female Calf
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants, birth )

- 779 days ago -
A female elephant calf has been born to the elephant Flying Squad in Indonesia's Tesso Nilo National Park
WATCH: INTERPOL Operation WENDI Helps Dismantle Ivory Trafficking in Africa
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, rhino's, ivory, poachers, police, IFAW, Africa, traffickers, threat )

- 810 days ago -
IFAW's - As part of an operation to dismantle networks of ivory and rhino horn traffickers in Central and West Africa. Named 'Operation WENDI' ongoing collaboration. Elephants face more threats today than ever before.
Happy 65th Birthday, Shirley
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, elephants )

- 838 days ago -
We are excited to be celebrating the 65th birthday of one of our resident elephants, Shirley! We invite you to be a part of the festivities on July 18th, 19th, and 20th at our Welcome Center in downtown Hohenwald
Kenyan Elephants Dying At Rising Rate
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, killing, elephants, wildlife )

- 995 days ago -
A 14-year study has shown a bleak future for Kenyan elephants--the study of nearly 1,000 elephants in Kenya found the death rate amongst big-tusked males to have accelerated in recent years. This news isn't new, given that this past September CNN warned

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