Beautiful Asian Bull Elephant Spotted in Corbett National Park in India Displaying Unique “Red Ears”
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Beautiful Asian Bull Elephant Spotted in Corbett National Park in India Displaying Unique “Red Ears”

They are not as common as one might think, elephants with ears appearing almost red but certainly tipped with a bold and beautiful display of prominent pink. That is what drew amateur photographer Jagdeep Rajput to the lone bull elephant making his way across his home in the Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, India. And … Continue reading

A Day in The Life: “Sometimes Naughty” Always Cute Orphaned Baby Elephants Enjoy Their Mud Baths in Their Sanctuary at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, Africa: American Travel Photographer Observes
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A Day in The Life: “Sometimes Naughty” Always Cute Orphaned Baby Elephants Enjoy Their Mud Baths in Their Sanctuary at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, Africa: American Travel Photographer Observes

  What more could an elephant look forward to in life than a mud bath? And though there is a protective quality to the mud & volcanic dust, it shields them from the sun (cooling them down) & from the incessant bites of insects, most elephants extol its value more for the fun points it earns than … Continue reading

Hanako the Asian Elephant Will Not Be Crossing the Ocean in Her Escape From a Tokyo Zoo Despite Activists’ & a Blogger’s Most Urgent Cries : Renowned Elephant Expert Carol Buckley Deemed Her Too Old & Frail
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Hanako the Asian Elephant Will Not Be Crossing the Ocean in Her Escape From a Tokyo Zoo Despite Activists’ & a Blogger’s Most Urgent Cries : Renowned Elephant Expert Carol Buckley Deemed Her Too Old & Frail

It’s the only life she has ever known and it looks to be the only life she will ever have. The consolation is that Hanako, “the oldest Asian elephant in Japan” who has recently become the center of attention in a world-wide plea for her release from the Inokashira Park Zoo near Tokyo, will at … Continue reading

Jammies, Sleep Socks & Over Boots For an Elephant? How Rupa & Aashi, Two Orphaned Baby Indian Elephants, Find Comfort in an Ensemble Created By a Compassionate Veterinarian  & They Are Now Able to Sleep Warmly Throughout the Night
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Jammies, Sleep Socks & Over Boots For an Elephant? How Rupa & Aashi, Two Orphaned Baby Indian Elephants, Find Comfort in an Ensemble Created By a Compassionate Veterinarian & They Are Now Able to Sleep Warmly Throughout the Night

    Having observed the discomfort of two newly orphaned elephants struggling to sleep through the chill of an Indian night, Dr. Panjit Basumatary,  a veterinarian at the WTI/IFAW, set out to find a way to bring relief to 3 month old Rupa and 11 month old Aashi. Thinking that there had to be a better way … Continue reading

The Story of Duma and Ellie : How a German Shepherd Canine Gave an Ailing African Baby Elephant the Will to Survive
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The Story of Duma and Ellie : How a German Shepherd Canine Gave an Ailing African Baby Elephant the Will to Survive

“Against the odds this little elephant is still with us.” Karen Trendler recently spoke on behalf of The Rhino Orphanage in Zululand, South Africa near the area where a deathly ill baby elephant was found. The “rehabilitation and crisis response expert” provided the stark details after discovering the sickly bull calf. He was named Ubuntu … Continue reading

‘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

“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