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Petition to End the Cruel Treatment of Elephants in India - By Save The Asian Elephants
Animals  (tags: Asian elephant, AJAN, tourist attractions, temples, festivals, petition,, David Cameron, The Association of British Travel Agents, STAE, UK Foreign Office, the UK tourism industry, animalcruelty, animalrights, protection, wildlife, suffering, abused )

- 1283 days ago -
A baby elephant beaten to the ground in the "training" process of pajan. Capture from the wild often entails slaughtering the mothers and other herd members who attempt to protect their young.
Kaavan Still in Chains
Animals  (tags: Kaavan, Asian elephant, Islamambad, solitary confinement, still in chains )

- 1343 days ago -
Despite the hue and cry raised by animal rights activists from across the world, three of the four legs of the 31 year old Asian elephant, kept in solitary confinement at Islamabad for many years - are still chained. Activists plan protests/legal action.
Elephant Rama Dies at the Oregon Zoo.
Animals  (tags: Oregon Zoo, Rama, Asian Elephant, euthanized, captivity-related conditions, IDA, Packy, tuberculosis, sanctuary, FOZE )

- 1512 days ago -
RIP, Rama, a male Asian elephant euthanized at Oregon Zoo due to captivity-related conditions. Rama's father has tuberculosis and needs to go to a sanctuary. The Zoo is on 5 of the IDA's 10 Worst Zoos for Elephants lists. Help Save Rama's Father. FOZE.
Elephant Shot in Drive-By Returns to Circus Stage (Video!!)
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, animalrights, animalcruelty, RB Circus, Asian elephant, Carol, drive-by-shooting, video, pics wildlife )

- 1874 days ago -
An elephant is returning to what she does best a year after being attacked in a drive-by shooting. Carol, the 7,535 lb. Asian elephant was hit by a single bullet last year when someone targeted her. Coincidentally, 40-year-old Carol's first performance
Elephant Tusks for Black Market Seized
Animals  (tags: poaching, elephants, Tanzania, Kenya, China, Nigeria, crates containing ivory, illegal airport smuggling, CITES, sign petitions, African elephant, Asian elephant, black market trade, ivory stockpiles, Vietnam, Asian black market, ivory trade ban )

- 2892 days ago -
Victories in Kenya and Vietnam airports reveal a cautionary tale about the continued prevalence of black market industries manipulating around international trade mandates to facilitate the ongoing demand for elephant tusks.
Zoo Miami Welcomes Maude The Elephant
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, asian elephant, asiatic elephant, wildanimals, zoos, zoo wild animals, endangered species, animalwelfare )

- 3003 days ago -
"Maude," an Asian elephant about 37-years old, packed her trunk and arrived at Zoo Miami on Tuesday, February 22nd. Maude was transferred from the Central Florida Zoo in Sanford as part of a Species Survival Plan recommendation.
Circus President, Former Employee, Illegally Bought & Sold Asian Elephants
Animals  (tags: animals, elephants, asian elephant, wildanimals, Tina and Jewel, endangered, endangered species act, humans, law, crime, society, circus, ethics, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare )

- 3008 days ago -
John Pugh,Wilbur Davenport,and Cole Brothers Circus Inc.,entered plea agreements yesterday in U.S. District Court in Beaumont,Texas to resolve Endangered Species Act violations related to the purchase and sale of two Asian elephants named Tina and Jewel.
America's Oldest Elephant Dies at Age 71
Animals  (tags: America, Oldest Elephant, Death, Animals, Asian elephant )

- 3045 days ago -
Taj, a 71-year old elephant and 33-year resident of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, Calif. died yesterday, the park announced. Taj was thought to be the oldest living elephant in North America.
Landmine Victim Mosha Is Back on the Jungle Trail Again Thanks to Her Jumbo-Sized Prosthetic Leg
Animals  (tags: thailand, wildlife, wild animals, asian elephant, landmine, prosthetic limb, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 3727 days ago -
Raising her trunk, three-legged Mosha salutes her new prosthetic limb, which means she can get back on the jungle trail. The young Asian elephant lost her right front leg after stepping on a landmine aged only seven months old. Close to death, she wa
Bob Barker Fights to Free Edmonton Elephant
Animals  (tags: lucy, asian elephant, isolated in canadian zoo lonely, depressed, bob barker, fighting to free her, elephant sanctuary, send her to USA )

- 3739 days ago -
Former TV game show host Bob Barker says the price of keeping Lucy the elephant at an Edmonton zoo is too high. Barker, the retired star of the The Price is Right and a longtime advocate for animal rights, said he sent a letter to city councillors
Asian Elephant Unfit for Wild After Heroin Addiction Rehab
Animals  (tags: china, wildlife, wild animals, asian elephant, heroin addicted, cured, unfit for wilflife, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 3868 days ago -
KUNMING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- An Asian elephant who was cured of heroin addiction in southwest China has been declared unfit for the wild, local zoo keepers said on Sunday. Four-year-old male Xiguang and five other elephants became the targets of i
Asian Elephants
Animals  (tags: asian elephant, poaching, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 4041 days ago -
With only 10% of the population of their African cousins the Asian elephant is in trouble. Poaching for ivory and conversion of critical forest habitat to agriculture is threatening the survival of the Asian elephant in the wild.
Hopes for Patter of Elephant Feet
Animals  (tags: melbourne zoo, asian elephant, breeding programme, endangered species, elephant births )

- 4106 days ago -
Melbourne Zoo hopes to breed its first Asian elephant to help stocks of the endangered species. There are only 25,000 Asian elephants left in the world as human population growth in their native environment puts pressure on their food supply. Blood tests
Rhino Poaching in Assam
Animals  (tags: one-horned rhino, tiger, leopard, Asian elephant, animals, AnimalWelfare, poaching, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 4124 days ago -
Assam and other states of North East India are among the richest wildlife areas of the world trade in wildlife and its derivatives worth more that US $ 20 billion annually, is a global phenomenon with serious ramification for the conservation of

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