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Thursday, May 23, 2013
26 elephants killed in Central African Republic
Suspected ivory poachers have slaughtered 26 elephants in the Dzanga Bai reserve in the Central Afri...
Jumbos give Karnataka poll officers the jitters
Sixty-eight of the 75 polling booths on the borders of Sakleshpur forests are giving poll officers t...
How elephants see the world
12 to14 year old students from East Side Middle School in New York City are attempting to put an end...
Experts probe rising deaths of elephants in Bengal
Environment and forest experts visited Jalpaiguri in West Bengal on Tuesday to identify the causes b...
Two elephants found dead in U`khand
Two elephants were found dead in different parts of Uttarakhand, forest officials said here Monday.
Elephants fast vanishing from Congo`s Okapi reserve
Elephants, a protected species, are fast vanishing from Congo`s Okapi Faunal Reserve (OFR), recordin...
Jumbos pose threat to 190 polling booths in Meghalaya
Election officials in Meghalaya face an elephantine problem to ensure that voting for the Feb 23 pol...
Elephants continue to be killed by speeding trains in Bengal
Elephants continue to be killed by speeding trains in the 760 km Buxa Reserved Forest in north Benga...
Odisha seeks speed restriction of trains to save jumbos
Odisha government asked the Railway Board to revisit its advisories on prevention of train accidents...
Elephants kill one, injure four in Assam village
A herd of elephants trampled to death a woman, injured four others and damaged 23 thatched houses at...
Biggest training camp for mahouts ends Thursday
The biggest training camp where some 180 mahouts are being taught about how to take care of elephant...
Lanka, Czech Republic swap jumbos for hippos and horses
Sri Lanka on Thursday swapped a pair of hippos, a couple of wild horses and komodo dragons from the ...
Ban elephants in circus, says PETA
Animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has demanded a ban on elephan...
Poachers kill 73 elephants since 2005 in Odisha
Poachers remained active in forests of Odisha, eliminating 73 elephants in last seven years since 20...
Wild elephants kill one, damage crops and houses
A woman was killed by a herd of wild elephants while two other groups destroyed houses and cropland ...
63 elephants die in 2 years in Bengal
Altogether 63 elephants died in West Bengal either naturally or by accident in a span of two years, ...
After elephants, Maya’s Noida park under scanner
Fresh trouble is brewing for former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati.
Odisha intensifies probe into jumbo killings
Odisha Tuesday intensified a probe into the alleged killing of elephants in the state`s Similipal Na...
Animal population registers increase in Erode dist forest
A three-day wild life census was completed on Sunday evening in the Sathyamangalam and Erode forest ...
`Cameroon elephants suffer unprecedented poaching`
In what was described as one of the worst poaching massacres in decades, as many as 200 elephants ha...
Jumbos damage crops near Hosur
A herd of 15 elephants damaged agricultural crops in a village near Hosur in the wee hours on Friday...
Mass killing of Cameroon elephants alarms UN group
The UN watchdog into the illegal wildlife trade voiced "grave concern" at a spike in African elep...
Mass killing of Cameroon elephants alarms UN agency
The UN watchdog into the illegal wildlife trade today voiced "grave concern" at a spike in African e...
Poachers kill 200 elephants in Cameroon
At least 200 elephants were slaughtered for their tusks by poachers in Cameroon since mid-January.
Ways to contain man-elephant conflict suggested
part of steps to resolve man-elephant conflict in the state, Karnataka Forest Minister CP Yogeshwa...
PIL for EC order for covering statues dismissed
The poll panel had said it wanted to ensure that no political party was allowed to "derive politica...
Uttarakhand`s killer tusker evades death
Life almost slipped away from this 35-year-old tusker when marching orders were issued to shoot him ...
Quraishi defends cover-up directive to BSP
Quraishi said the decision was in accordance with the model code of conduct.
`EC`s directive on Mayawati`s statues impractical`
Political parties took exception to EC`s order to cover statues of CM Mayawati and elephants - BSP`s...
2,500 elephants killed in 2011 for ivory
Around 2,500 elephants were slaughtered across the world for ivory this year, according to a report ...
What ails captive elephants in Kerala
Lack of proper medical care as well as money-minded owners pose a serious threat to the magnificent ...
‘Myanmar welcomes `lucky` white elephants’
This ceremony comes 3 days after the long-isolated country won approval to chair Southeast Asia`s re...
Three elephants found dead in Orissa Sanctuary
The carcasses of three elephants, one with its tusk missing, have been found in the Similipal Sanc...
Four elephants found dead in Kerala forest
Carcasses of four elephants were found in Gavi forests in the Ranni Division of Pathanamthitta distr...
Elephants `never forget old pals`
Elephants are more clever than you thought -- they never forget old friends, and are social network ...
Orissa to raise height of electric wires to save elephants
The Orissa government on Saturday decided to spend Rs 20 crore from the Compensatory Afforestation ...
Elephants `do have long memories`
Researchers have found that older elephants are the best at making crucial decisions about predators...
Elephants are quick learners, offer helping hand
Elephants quickly learn to lend each other a helping hand — ah, make that a helping trunk.
Rogue elephants enter IIT-Kharagpur campus, trigger panic
Two rogue elephants entered the IIT-Kharagpur campus here triggering panic among students and forcin...
50 wild elephants killed in Sri Lanka floods
Some 50 wild elephants have been killed due to the devastating Sri Lankan floods according to the c...
Africa has two species of elephants
Researchers confirmed suspicions about the two distinctly different looking pachyderms.
Census reports over 210 elephants in Buxa Tiger reserve
The elephant population in the Buxa Tiger reserve has shot up by 50 per cent in three years.
No `Kumki` business this
The wholesome conservation of elephants in the wild has emerged as a major challenge for the forest ...
Ramesh asked to reconsider sending of jumbos to Turkmenistan
An animal rights group has urged Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh to reconsider his decision to ...
PETA opposes sending elephants to Turkmenistan
PETA has asked Jairam Ramesh to reconsider the decision to send two elephants from the country`s zoo...
PETA demands detection guns to protect elephants
Speed detection guns should be used to stop speeding trains from hitting elephants crossing railway ...
Mechanism to protect elephants from trains
The Forest department and the Railways on Saturday admitted that communication gap between the two d...
Trying to save calves, 7 elephants mowed down by train in WB
When two baby elephants got trapped on a rail track here, more pachyderms rushed in to help - but li...
Trained elephants to drive away the wild
Two captive elephants from Orissa along with experts from Assam have reached Ganjam district to ch...
Trained elephants to drive away the wild
The showdown would take place in next three to four days when Mahendra and Sobha.
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