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.

S.Africa elephant park accused of `horrific` cruelty

A South African animal rights group on Tuesday accused an elephant park of cruelty after "horrific" video footage emerged of abusive training methods used on baby elephants.

Man killed in elephant attack in Tripura

A tribal was killed in an attack by a herd of wild elephants in Tripura`s Khowai district, about 70 km from here, official sources said today.

PETA, Maha government slug it out in HC on shifting `Sunder`

Maharashtra government and animal rights group PETA today continued their court battle over relocation of a male elephant which was allegedly tortured while in custody of a temple in Kolhapur.

Gulshan Grover writes to forest minister pleading for elephant

Bollywood actor Gulshan Grover has joined the league of celebrities demanding the 14-year-old elephant`s release, by writing a letter to Maharashtra Forest Minister on behalf of PETA.

Crime branch starts probe into poaching of three tuskers

The Crime Branch of Odisha Police today began investigation into the the alleged poaching of three tuskers in Sambalpur and Bamara forest ranges, official sources said.

Elephant poaching on the rise in Zambia

Zambia is losing its elephants rapidly due to rising incidents of poaching.

HC allows PETA to inspect "tortured" elephant

The Bombay High Court today allowed an animal rights group to carry out inspection of an elephant currently kept in Kolhapur to study its health in the wake of torture allegation.