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As animal welfare groups around the world eagerly await India's Supreme Court verdict on the petition for captive elephants filed by Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation Center (WRRC), Ms. Suparna Baksi Ganguly, (SG) the Hon. President of WRRC weighs in on the future of India's heritage animal.
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Seeing an elephant in the wild is a pretty great experience. This lucky family got an even rarer experience and had a whole family of thirsty elephants visiting them (and their little outdoor pool)....
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Such beautiful creatures.
The 7-year-old was at the zoo with her family.
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Compared with just one copy in humans, elephants' cells contain 20 copies of a major cancer-suppressing gene, two teams of scientists report.
Today, we work towards protecting elephants worldwide.
After a week of outrage over the loss of beloved Zimbabwe lion Cecil, one little elephant will surely put a smile on your face. In a video uploaded on YouTube by Kruger Sightings, a baby elephant cal...
So many legs! So much fun!
The world renowned Trissur Pooram kicks off from April 29-30. More than 100 male elephants will be trucked in and displayed on the famous Thekkingkaadu Maidaan, in the heart of Trissur city. They will be transported from all across Kerala to the state's cultural hub, and paraded day and night, forced to stand for 36 straight hours, most of the time beneath the scorching sun.
We don't know about you, but we can't stop watching these adorable elephants roll around in their mud party. Posted by rescue and rehabilitation centre Elephant Nature Park on YouTube, the two-minute...
Mother Nature has been the most powerful healing source in my life, and in this article I am inspired to share my profound connections with Her and part of my healing journey. To begin, it's a miracle...
We all need a pick-me-up once in a while. This baby elephant did too when she took a tumble at Switzerland's Zoo Zurich earlier this summer. A YouTube video posted by user Bluekoo T., shows baby Omysh...
Seventy per cent of illegal ivory ends up in China -- the world's largest ivory consumer, as the insatiable demand for the "white gold" is surging with the growing middle class populous. The root cause of this insane craving for ivory is ignorance. According to the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), more than 70 per cent of Chinese don't realize that elephants are being killed for their ivory.