Ailing female jumbo dies in Odisha

A female elephant, who was ailing for sometime, died near Kadapan village near Utei river under Kotagarh sanctuary in Odisha's Kandhamal district, a forest official said Thursday.

Sri Lanka: Elephant kills two near Buddhism's holiest tree

A wild elephant stormed into a crowded pilgrimage town in Sri Lanka today and trampled two men to death near Buddhism's most sacred tree, a resident and police said.

Sri Lanka elephant kills two near Buddhism`s holiest tree

A wild elephant stormed into a crowded pilgrimage town in Sri Lanka on Wednesday and trampled two men to death near Buddhism`s most sacred tree, a resident and police said.

Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?
Watch: 1 baby elephant vs 14 lions – Who won?

It's hard to believe, but here it is. A baby elephant with its courageous effort survived an attack by 14 lions in the South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

China not an elephant in the room but a neighbour: Bhutan PM

Bhutan's Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay on Friday said China is not "an elephant in the room" but a neighbour and expressed confidence that the border dispute with Beijing will be resolved through talks in a manner that is acceptable to the Bhutanese people.

No illegal trading of elephants in Bihar cattle fair

There is no illegal trading of elephants in Asia's largest cattle fair at Sonepur in Bihar that began on Wednesday, an official said.

Three-year old female elephant dies in Tamil Nadu

A three-year-old female elephant in the Theppakkadu camp coming under Mudumalai Tiger Reserce died of diarrhoea Tuesday.

Elephant carcass found in Odisha forest
Elephant carcass found in Odisha forest

The carcass of a female elephant was spotted by forest personnel in Odisha's Keonjhar district today, officials said.

An elephant that loves Perk!
An elephant that loves Perk!

 

Mumbai: The telly world has a new entrant who loves to eat chocolates - it is not a kid or a woman, but an elephant. 

Elephant dies after it falls in drain; 3 trapped in wetland

A female elephant calf died Monday after it fell into a drain in a tea garden in Numaligarh area of Golaghat district, forest officials said.

Zee launches new show on human-animal bonding
Zee launches new show on human-animal bonding

Zee TV Friday launched a new show 'Bandhan … Saari Umar Humein Sang Rehna Hai' with a message that animals do not intend to hurt human beings.

The elephant who wants to be MF Hussain

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New Delhi: An Indian artist took to a very unusual way to make art. Artist Alpana Ahuja recently held an exhibition, 'Ganpathi to Gajah' in the capital city, with paintings made by none other than an Elephant.

Phoolkali: The elephant who paints

Phoolkali, a female elephant who was rescued from her abusive employer and rehabilitated at an animal shelter in Mathura Agra is now happy enough to paint!

Many elephant populations to disappear in 10 years: Study

In a shocking revelation, a most comprehensive survey of elephant poaching to date has estimated that 100,000 African elephants were illegally killed between 2010-2012, threatening that many elephant populations may be wiped out in the next 10 years.

Tripura to set up elephant reserve

The Tripura government would set up an elephant reserve in the mountainous northeastern state to conserve wild elephants, a minister said here Wednesday.

Remains of 10,000-year-old elephant found in Mexico

In the central Mexican state of Tlaxcala, scientist found a 10,000 year old elephant`s skull and tusk.

Elephant`s sense of smell stronger than dogs, humans

Researchers have found that African elephants have the largest number of olfactory receptor (OR) genes ever characterised - more than twice than that of dogs and five times more than humans.

Man killed by elephant in West Midnapore

A man was killed by an elephant at Pathardoara village in West Midnapore district, a senior Forest officer said today.

Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Kharagpur Range, Anjan Guha said Jogeswar Mullick around 47-year-old was sleeping in the courtyard of his house when an elephant caught him by the trunk and threw him killing Mullick.

Septuagenarian tribal woman trampled to death in Odisha

An elderly tribal woman was today trampled to death and another seriously injured after being attacked by a wild elephant in the foothills of Similipal forests in Odisha`s Mayurbhanj district.

Tripura govt works on elephant conservation reserves

Tripura government is working on a comprehensive plan to establish two elephant conservation reserves to make natural habitats for the jumbos.