‘Water For Elephants’ Film Elephant Suffered From Bullhook Prods and Electric Shocks : Hidden Training Video Released By Animal Defenders International  Reveals Alleged Elephant Abuse
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‘Water For Elephants’ Film Elephant Suffered From Bullhook Prods and Electric Shocks : Hidden Training Video Released By Animal Defenders International Reveals Alleged Elephant Abuse

If you have ever seen the film Water For Elephants starring Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon you may have been appalled by the story line of an elephant named Rosie (played by Tai, the real-life elephant) who was subjected to beatings by her trainer when she fails to respond to his commands. This is when … Continue reading

Lakhi : Elephant of the Week at Wildlife SOS India : The Elephant Conservation and Care Center
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Lakhi : Elephant of the Week at Wildlife SOS India : The Elephant Conservation and Care Center

Name: Lakhi Date of Birth: approx. 1955 Species: Indian Elephant Gender: Female Where Now: Wildlife SOS India, The Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura Sobriquet: Former “ Begging Elephant “ known as Lakhi the Blind Elephant   For more photos and updates of Lakhi you will love see them at: Wildlife SOS India Facebook … Continue reading

“Elephants and Bees Project” : Scientist Lets the Elephants in Africa Provide Their Own Solution to Human Elephant Conflict Leading Researchers to Construct Bee Hive Fences Around Small Farms & the Bonus is Elephant Friendly Honey !
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“Elephants and Bees Project” : Scientist Lets the Elephants in Africa Provide Their Own Solution to Human Elephant Conflict Leading Researchers to Construct Bee Hive Fences Around Small Farms & the Bonus is Elephant Friendly Honey !

Who would have thought that our African elephants could show a scientist and her research team just how to resolve a conflict which has existed for decades between the pachyderms and humans / farmers? By observing the elephants’ natural behavior toward African honey bees (they are instinctively afraid of them & especially fearful of stings … Continue reading

Mara : Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society : Loxodonta Africana
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Mara : Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society : Loxodonta Africana

Name: Mara Date of Birth: 1980 Place of Birth: Africa Gender: Female Where Now: PAWS Wildlife Sanctuary Loxodonta Africana   For photos and information on Mara see: PAWS  (See PAWSWEB Video links of Mara below.)   Mara the elephant has had quite a few human friends in her young life. First there was the “Friends of Mara” group … Continue reading

Suraj the One-Eared Indian Temple Elephant RESCUED After Confined and Suffering in 12 Foot Square Room For 20 Years
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Suraj the One-Eared Indian Temple Elephant RESCUED After Confined and Suffering in 12 Foot Square Room For 20 Years

It took an army of rescuers some 70 strong, including “officers from the police and local forestry department”. There were 20 agents from Wildlife SOS (the charity who had legally secured Suraj’s release) as well. The word was out that a backlash from the locals and the mahouts would cause the elephant more suffering (the … Continue reading

Enkikwe : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute
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Enkikwe : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute

Name: Enkikwe Date of Birth: Wednesday 20 November 2013 Gender: Male Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Too Cute For Photos see Enkikwe’s orphan profile & video at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust   They were a family just like any other elephant family. (The baby elephant was not quite 11 … Continue reading

Rare Forest Elephants’ Image Captured on Tree Cams Brings New Hope For The “Critically Endangered” Species’ Survival in Troubled South Sudan, Africa
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Rare Forest Elephants’ Image Captured on Tree Cams Brings New Hope For The “Critically Endangered” Species’ Survival in Troubled South Sudan, Africa

It had not been discovered until a six-month long study released by Fauna & Flora International this past month. Captured on cameras attached to various trees, in a 3000 mile expanse of the Central Africa forest, these tree cams (“remote sensing cameras aka ‘camera traps’”) have brought a beautiful vision into focus. That of the … Continue reading