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Why Do Elephants Have Bristly Hair? To Keep Them Cool
Animals  (tags: elephants, GoodNews )

- 2406 days ago -
Sparse tufts may help them dissipate heat rather than retain it, researchers say.
Demand for Illegal Ivory Explodes in Asia, Where Industry Expands Despite Ban
Animals  (tags: elephants, suffering, slaughter, sadness, killed, killing, death )

- 2406 days ago -
Despite a 1990 global treaty illegalizing the sale of elephant tusks, religious faiths across Asia value ivory and are willing to pay for it. In China, demand has been met with the construction of major factories to process and produce religious icons.
A Very Big Issue at Manila's Zoo
Animals  (tags: elephants, zoos, sadness, abused, abuse, cruelty, animalcruelty, suffering )

- 2406 days ago -
The chief veterinarian of the Manila Zoo looked uncomfortable as the graying, tattered elephant snaked her trunk through the rusty bars of her enclosure.
Tanzania Losing 10,000 Elephants to Poaching Annually-Ministry
Animals  (tags: elephants, suffering, slaughter, sadness, wildlife, death, killed, killing )

- 2406 days ago -
Tanzania loses 30 elephants to poaching every day, a shocking 10,000 every year, the government says the situation cannot effectively reverse for lack of resources.
Elephant Tramples Zookeeper in Japan
Animals  (tags: elephants, zoos, abused, sadness, suffering, cruelty )

- 2406 days ago -
Zookeepers at Japan's Fuji Safari Park are mourning the loss of one of their own today, after a 3-ton elephant trampled a veteran worker days after giving birth.
Poachers Killing Young Elephants for Meat, Tusks
Animals  (tags: elephants, killing, killed, suffering, sadness, slaughter, wildlife )

- 2406 days ago -
Udzungwa National Park authorities are dismayed over poachers' new approach of killing young elephants for meat and trophies.
Australian Zookeeper Stable After Attack By Elephant
Animals  (tags: abused, animalcruelty, cruelty, suffering, zoos, elephants, sadness, animalwelfare )

- 2406 days ago -
A zookeeper was in stable condition at a Sydney hospital Saturday, a day after she was crushed by a young male elephant during a training session.
Laos Giving Elephants to Japan 'Bad Idea'
Animals  (tags: elephants, suffering, cruelty, animalcruelty, abused, abuse )

- 2412 days ago -
Japan has decided to import eight elephants from the secretive, communist nation of the Lao People's Democratic Republic, despite the Asian elephant being endangered, Ingrid Suter from the University of Queensland reports.
Prague Zoo Acquires Two Female Elephants From Sri Lanka
Animals  (tags: elephants, suffering, sadness, animalcruelty, zoos )

- 2412 days ago -
Sri Lanka has donated two young female Indian elephants to the Prague zoo, where they will arrive on Saturday, flown to the Czech Republic by a Sri Lankan military plane, Prague zoo director Miroslav Bobek has told the media.
Elephants Die of Thirst
Animals  (tags: elephants, sadness, wildlife, suffering, environment )

- 2412 days ago -
Hwange National Park has been hit by a critical water shortage which has resulted in the death of 17 elephants.
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