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Big Cats Changing Old Routes to Avoid Human Contact
Offbeat  (tags: big cats, tigers, leopards, elephants, corridors, protection, environment, animals, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 5 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
A new study has found that tigers, leopards and elephants may be changing their traditional corridors within forests to avoid man-animal conflict.
This New Device Could Save Thousands of Elephants From Being Hit By Trains in India
Offbeat  (tags: animals, elephants, trains, technology, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 8 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
A decade in the making, the device - developed by Professor Subrat Kar at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi - uses sensors, cameras, and lasers to detect the presence of elephants near the train tracks.
India Has Opened a First of Its Kind Elephant Hospital and It's Adorable.
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, unusual, India, elephants, Asia, animal hospital )

Robert
- 13 days ago - upworthy.com
Injured, sick, rescued, and elderly elephants now have a home to receive the care that they need. The facility is run by non-profit Wildlife SOS. Wildlife SOS also runs a conservation and care center near the newly opened hospital...
Celebrating Toka and Thika's Five-Year Anniversary at PAWS !
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, elephants, rescue, protection )

Cher
- 34 days ago - all-creatures.org
Five years ago this month, African elephants Toka, Thika and Iringa arrived at ARK 2000 from the Toronto Zoo. The Toronto City Council voted to relocate the elephants to PAWS after the zoo decided to end its elephant program.
Botswana Rejects Claims of Elephant Poaching Surge
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, elephants )

Cher
- 84 days ago - theguardian.com
Officials added that since the start of the year, a total of 63 elephants had died across the country and there had been no noticeable increase in elephant poaching.
10 Ways Elephant Moms Are Basically Just Like Your Mom
Offbeat  (tags: videos, elephants, elephant moms, baby elephants, animals, culture, environment, funny, humor, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, video, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 86 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
ItâEUR(TM)s time for school. Just go or sheâEUR(TM)s gonna drive you there herself and walk you into your first class. Eat your greens. She just knows, thatâEUR(TM)s why. Great video clips on site. Please note, comment, and forward.
World Elephant Day 2018: Why Saving Elephants Is as Important as Saving Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, environment, elephants )

Cher
- 123 days ago - dailyo.in
As per the elephant census 2017, the number of wild elephants in India is 27,312. Status of elephants is a direct indicator of the status of the forests.
The Illegal Wildlife Trade Must Shine a Spotlight on the Plight of Asian Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, protection, elephants )

Cher
- 162 days ago - independent.co.uk
The burgeoning illegal skin trade means we must act now to save this seriously endangered species
TAKE ACTION: HBO: Stop Supporting the Violent Abuse of Elephants
Offbeat  (tags: offbeat, animals, abuse, elephants, TV, HBO, animal welfare, animal cruelty )

Robert
- 195 days ago - secure2.convio.net
HBO's series Westworld is paying a California based company called Have Trunk Will Travel (HTWT) to use real elephants in its shows. HTWT is notorious for viciously beating its elephants with bull hooks, electric prods, and stun guns during training...
Study Proves Elephants Have Unique Personalities -- Just Like Us
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, personality test, unique animals, social animals, intelligence, sensitivity, understandings, awareness, researchers )


- 281 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
As anyone with a companion animal already knows, humans aren't the only ones with complex personalities. When it comes to understanding other intelligent animals though, studies are scarce. That's partly why researchers at Finnish university Turku...
From Wildlife SOS: A Video On How To Speak Elephant   video
Offbeat  (tags: Elephants, Talking, Speaking, Video, Wildlife SOS, rescue, sanctuary.animals, culture, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, society, unusual, video, wildlife, world )

Fiona
- 283 days ago - youtube.com
Enjoy this very short video from the renowned wildlife rescue orgnization. Even in this brief video you can see the caring friendship between these elephants. Please note, comment and forward.
Elephants Are Very Scared of Bees. That Could Save Their Lives.
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, bees, scared, farmers, fence line, protecting crops, animals, environment, humans, wildlife, protection )

Lone
- 311 days ago - nytimes.com
Now thereâEUR(TM)s a weapon âEUR" and a mutually beneficial one âEUR" in the arsenal. In recent years, researchers and advocates have persuaded farmers to use the elephantâEUR(TM)s fear of bees as a potential fence line to protect crops.
The Infamous "Kingpin" of Elephant Smuggling Has Finally Been Caught
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, smuggler, international trade, wildlife trafficking, poaching, networks, arrested, punishment )


- 319 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
In a massive victory against the international trade in animal trafficking, a Vietnamese man who acted as head of a sophisticated international animal trafficking network has been arrested. Forty-year-old Boonchai Bach was apprehended recently in a...
A Short Dodo Video About Mother And Family Love In Elephants   video
Offbeat  (tags: video, world, elephants, mother love, baby elephant, river crossing )

Fiona
- 339 days ago - youtube.com
Watch love in action expressed by an elephant family for the youngest among them.....feel great and share. Please note, comment, forward.
Progress: Elephant Poaching Is Down for the 5th Year in a Row
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, elephant population, ivory trade, wildlife trafficking, poaching, Endangered Species, flora and fauna, cites )


- 405 days ago - ladyfreethinker.org
Elephants face many obstacles, but a new report brings a glimmer of hope for this endangered species. According to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), elephant poaching in Africa is down for the...
 

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