Elephant grandmas help protect the baby, keep track of it, and help it if it gets stuck.
Grandmas are also often the boss of the family, too. They can lead the family to the right places to forage or drink or lead the way when interacting with others.
It might sound like the plot from a cartoon, but this is the reality for 18 wild elephants.
Swaziland, in southern Africa, is planning to transfer the wild animals to three zoos in America.
The 18 elephants will be flown to the States in a boeing 747
Capitulating (again) to the hunting lobby, the state of Idaho has begun another onslaught on wolves. The state has hired the widely-criticized federal USDA APHIS Wildlife Services to bring in professional hunters in helicopters - paid for by taxpayers.
The city is threatening to take Scrappy away from Aleeah due to an outdated ban on pit bulls. Scrappy is as gentle as a lamb and has never hurt anyone. Please join me in calling on the Lakewood City Council to reverse their archaic breed-specific legisla
Why would anyone want to wear clothing containing hair that has been ripped from rabbits' sensitive skin? Yet Dynamite, which has stores around the world, continues to sell clothing made of cruelly produced angora wool,
5 clicks every day will help pay for food and medical care for the residents of this cat sanctuary. Please remember to scroll down the page and click for all the animals on the left hand side- it really does make a difference!
It is still a highly disturbing issue that killing animals for fun is considered a sport such as the aerial killing of Idaho wolves in the Lolo National Forest. Such a practice is appalling and of great concern by the Defenders of Wildlife Organization.
The female sub-adult clouded leopard was admitted to CWRC from the Golaghat Forest Division of Assam in a severely injured state. She was found by villagers, who handed her over to the Forest Department at Merapani Range in the Golaghat district of Assam
The entertainment park announced on Saturday that Dart, a 12 year old Pacific white sided dolphin, had passed away at SeaWorld San Antonio. He was the fifth known marine mammal to pass away at a SeaWorld park in the past eight months.
Sugar gliders, small marsupials that live in large groups in the wild, do not deserve to be stuck in a cage in someone's home. However, the Florida State Fair in Tampa is planning on hosting the company Pocket Pets, which is a traveling company that...
Omo, the rare white calf recently spotted in TanzaniaâEUR(TM)s Tarangire National Park, is one special snowflake. But unusually white animals in other speciesâEUR"from eagles to bears to crayfishâEUR"are often seen in nature.
Now it is time, before building begins, to tell Hawaiian Governor Ige, the Hawaii Board of Agriculture and NOAA that Hawaii does not want nor need captive dolphins. They should allowed to interact with humans on their own terms in their own natural habita
A 10-year-old Weimaraner-mix, named Roofus, who spent five years at a shelter in Bradenton, Florida has finally found his forever family. Although he had been adopted twice since October 2010 when he was surrendered, his subsequent families