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Six Flag Discovery Mourns Passing Of Elephant

VALLEJO (CBS13) – Six Flags Discovery Kingdom is in mourning after the passing of their female Asian elephant named Bertie Mae last week.

The elephant was 34-years-old. 120 more words


Admiring Rich Flora and Fauna at Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve during Tours in Nepal

Nepal, a South Asian nation, shares its boundaries with Indian and China. This country is widely acknowledged as a tourist destination for its numerous monasteries, temples and historic edifices… 276 more words


ZOO WARS~Update on Carol the Circus Elephant-


Circus elephant shot by assailant returns to ring as mystery lingers

Carol the elephant, who has recovered from being shot in 2013, will return to the scene of the crime Thursday night when she performs for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus at the BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss. 462 more words

Remover of Obstacles

I have just returned from three weeks in India, exploring and photographing the country’s two holiest cities — Varanasi and Vrindavan. While shrines to the pantheon of Hindu deities are abundant throughout the subcontinent, they are seemingly attached to every building in these two cities.  580 more words

Illegal Ivory Trade

An elephant that speaks Korean

An Asian elephant named Koshik can imitate human speech, speaking words in Korean that can be readily understood by those who know the language. The elephant accomplishes this in a most unusual way: he vocalizes with his trunk in his mouth. 587 more words

Wildlife Conservation

In the elephant world teen mothers die young: study

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Asian elephants that give birth in their teenage years are more likely to have bigger families, but die younger than elephants that have their first child later in life, according to a new report in the  500 more words

Endangered Species

Pink elephants on parade, here they come! Hippety hoppety

Should you visit elephants in South East Asia?

I’ve been to two as part of pre-arranged tours and both have left me feeling uneasy and uncomfortable. 861 more words

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