ARTICLES RELATING TO ELEPHANTS

Nura meets the elephants

2014-04-22 13:00

Spending time with elephants was a profoundly calming experience for this special needs child.

Elephants understand pointing

2013-10-11 11:10

Elephants don't require training to understand what it means when people point to something and are able to use it as a cue to find food.

Zimbabwe wants to sell ivory stocks

2012-08-23 22:29

Zimbabwe has accumulated 50 tons of ivory and will ask the international body regulating its trade for permission to auction its stocks to fund conservation of the animals.

Nura meets the elephants

2010-03-18 15:08

Spending time with elephants was a profoundly calming experience for this special needs child.

Rescued ellies return to wild

2009-10-30 12:18

Nine elephants rescued from a ranch in Zimbabwe where they were being "trained" for use in the safari industry, are to be moved to a Zimbabwean national park.

Elephant attacks tech mogul

2009-09-03 11:58

Silicon Valley billionaire Tom Siebel says he's recovering from broken ribs and legs after an elephant charged at him and a tour guide in the Serengeti.

 

Elephant spotted in the Knysna forest

2014-01-10 10:59

Elephant lovers across South Africa are excited at seeing pictures downloaded from a trap camera showing a huge elephant grazing in the Knysna forest.

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Zimbabwe is home to some of Africa's largest elephant herds. But poaching is on the rise and more brutal methods are being used to kill the animals.

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US zoo elephant has musical talent

2012-05-02 22:45

A US elephant has developed a talent for the harmonica, playing her own songs at a zoo in the US capital.

Rescued elephants 'doing well'

2009-11-13 16:05

The nine elephants rescued earlier this year from a ranch in Zimbabwe where they were being "trained" for use in the safari industry, are doing well in their new environment.

Ellies dying amid drought

2009-09-10 08:24

A drought in Kenya has gotten so bad that it is felling even the giants of the animal kingdom - the country's famed elephants.

200kg of elephant tusks found

2009-07-29 11:31

Vietnamese customs officials have uncovered 200kg of elephant ivory tusks illegally imported from Kenya, official media reported.

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