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An Elephant Named Chai

Chai died yesterday, less than a year after being moved to the Oklahoma zoo from the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, Washington.  This excerpt from my book is a memorial in words of her life: 593 more words

Cheryl Merrill

"Footage of elephants in Cambodia raises hopes for Asian species in the wild"

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/jan/15/footage-of-elephants-in-cambodia-raises-hopes-for-asian-species-in-the-wild#img-1

Rare footage of an elephant herd roaming through Cambodia’s biggest forest sanctuary has signalled the success of a 14-year conservation programme and raised hopes for the endangered species’ survival.

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Tintin in Ceylon

Somewhere in the center of Ceylon – 1985:

♣ Being among free elephants for a while is a unique experience. You need, as with any other animal group, to be as transparent as possible, that is to say trying not to be human any more with your thoughts, fears, or fantasies… This is the reason why you can for instance make some incredible encounters when on your horse and not when walking. 64 more words

Sylvain Labeste Photography

Ringling Bros. circus is phasing out its elephants a year and a half ahead of schedule

2016 may finally end a century-old practice that has both thrilled and saddened US circus-goers, as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus cancels its elephant acts… 267 more words

Elephant Family Print

I created this painting “Elephant Family” at the end of 2015, which depicts a mother and baby asian elephant comforting each other. My goal was to depict a feeling of love between these endangered gentle giants. 34 more words

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We Lost Two more magnificient Elephants in 2015

February 12, 2015: Wanda, 57: one of the oldest Asian elephants in North America, Wanda was humanely euthanized at PAWS’ ARK 2000 captive wildlife sanctuary in San Andreas, Calif. 353 more words

Thailand's Elephant Nature Park

  Elephant Nature Park is a sanctuary and rescue center in Northern Thailand, about 40 miles from Chiang Mai.   (See travel information at the bottom of this post under… 538 more words

Chiang Mai