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A day with Elephants

Elephants are the largest land animals on Earth. They have characteristic long noses, or trunks; large, floppy ears; and wide, thick legs. There are two species of elephant. 565 more words

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Book Review: How to Clone a Mammoth by Beth Shapiro

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Early on in How to Clone a Mammoth, Beth Shapiro warns the reader against making emotional decisions over whether extinct species should be brought back to life. 1,136 more words



It’s estimated that in 1900 there were 100,000 elephants roaming Thailand, while today there are only 4,000 (half domestic, half in the wild). Elephants in Thailand traditionally worked in the logging industry until it was banned in 1989, and now work in the tourism industry. 518 more words


Save the Species because I want the kids to see them in real!

All Endangered species must be saved but I have my three favorites as below…

My growing up years were all about Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh.

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— as much of their habitat has been converted into plantations, housing estates, highways and other human “development schemes, animals reclaim “a secondary nature”

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One Of The Best Weeks Of Our Lives Volunteering At Elephant Nature Park

A few years ago, a friend of mine spent a week at a great organisation in northern Thailand called Elephant Nature Park, and for the following weeks and months, she continued to shout her praises for the founder and has been back a couple of times since. 1,140 more words


Belle's 2nd Birthday - July 7, 2015

Yesterday, July 7, was Belle’s birthday. Belle is the first baby elephant born in 2013 at the Fort Worth Zoo, the other one is Bowie.   I just got back from a short vacation in San Francisco on Monday night, so I really wasn’t sure if I would be able to find the time to visit with Belle.  

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