Botswana animal groups outraged at elephant killing

2019-12-14 10:09

Animal campaigners demanded on Friday that a Botswana hunter's licence be revoked after an elephant was killed despite being protected, raising tensions over the country's new hunting rules.

6 elephants died after falling down a waterfall where they were believed to be attempting to save one another

2019-10-05 19:26

Six wild elephants have died after falling down a waterfall in Thailand.

These are SA's top 3 wild animals responsible for sending victims to the ER

2019-06-18 18:30

Is it the lion? Is it the crocodile? Or is it the lumbering two-ton hippo? Turns out, it’s none of them.

Botswana is re-legalising hunting elephants because it says they're causing chaos by killing livestock and fighting with people

2019-05-23 15:06

Botswana has 130,000 elephants, more than any other country. Its Environment Ministry says the levels need to be controlled to protect humans.

 WATCH: 'Hit it between the eyes' – elephants charge at hunters after one shot down

A video that shows an elephant being hunted in the Nakabolelwa Conservancy in Namibia has surfaced online... but is the practice legal? WATCH.

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WATCH: Adorable baby elephant takes first steps

2018-09-28 15:11

Umngani, a 28-year-old elephant, has given birth to a healthy calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Bangladesh, India mount rescue for flood-hit elephant

2016-08-04 12:09

Bangladesh and India are mounting a major rescue effort for a wild elephant struggling to survive after it was separated from its herd by floods and then washed across the border.

WATCH: Heartbroken elephant crushes cars

2016-02-16 08:32

A heartbroken elephant crushed nearly 20 cars near a Chinese nature reserve during a sulk over the Valentine's Day weekend.

Bennie, the elephant steals hearts

2015-10-07 12:09

Bennie the wild bull elephant has been visiting the Elephant Sands Lodge in Botswana every second day since his operation.

New video shows Kruger official firing shots to scare elephant

2014-05-23 11:24

A new video has surfaced showing a Kruger official firing warning shots to scare off an elephant.


Russia gifts guns to Gabon to fight elephant poaching

2019-11-29 14:00

Russia's defence ministry has donated weapons to Gabon to help the central African nation battle poachers and protect elephants.

Elephant hunts start in Botswana with cautious pricing approach

2019-09-14 15:00

Botswana has reintroduced elephant hunts with a cautious approach to pricing, a move that’s likely to further inflame the controversy that’s threatening a $2bn tourism industry after a five-year ban on hunting was lifted.

Outcry over Joburg zoo's 'imprisonment' of two new elephants

2019-06-14 13:35

While the Johannesburg Zoo has welcomed two new elephants, the NSPCA has accused the facility of imprisoning them.

An elephant in a 'bad mood' went on a rampage through a Chinese town, damaging 9 cars

2019-04-05 16:10

He was upset he couldn't find a mate.

WATCH: Cheeky Sabi Sabi elephant grazes on tree from resort roof

Forget about a cat on a hot tin roof - why not try an elephant for size? And no, your eyes are not deceiving you - there is indeed an elephant bull on this roof.

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Elephant that travelled 1 700km dies in Bangladesh

2016-08-16 12:01

An elephant thought to have travelled at least 1 700 kilometres from India into Bangladesh after becoming separated from its herd by floods has died despite last-ditch efforts to save him.

Pakistan's lonely elephant suffering from 'mental illness'

2016-07-07 14:42

Pakistan's lonely elephant Kaavan has become the subject of a high-profile rights campaign backed by music icon Cher, but efforts to improve the pachyderm's lot appear limited.

WATCH: Baby elephant's narrow escape from jaws of crocodile

Watch as this baby elephant has a lucky escape after he gets into a tug of war with a hungry crocodile who tries to bite off his trunk.

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Wild elephant bull seeks help for sore foot at Botswana lodge

2015-09-30 10:15

A wild elephant bull at the Elephant Sands Lodge in Botswana has been operated on after he appeared to seek help for a sore foot.

Japanese appetite for ivory fuels poaching epidemic

2014-03-20 14:41

Poorly controlled ivory sales in Japan are encouraging illegal trade in elephant tusks and large amounts of ivory are entering the domestic market.

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