2016-07-19
500 Elephants Find New Home in Massive African Relocation
As development squeezes Africa's wildlife areas, this kind of man-made animal migration is increasingly seen as a conservation strategy in Malawi.
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2016-07-17
Seized Ivory May Have Come From as Many as 140 Poached Elephants
In this week's crime blotter: a huge ivory bust, an elk poached by wildlife authorities, and three tortoises in a plastic bag.
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2016-07-15
The Elephant Nobody Forgets
She's at the center of a bitter fight about the rights of captive animals in a dangerous world.
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2016-07-04
Poaching Leaves Elephant Daughters in Charge
As illegal hunting thins out the ranks of matriarchs, their daughters are taking over as leaders of their social groups.
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2016-06-21
One Expert's Better Way to Save Elephants
The real battle for Africa's elephants is in the bush with the living animals argues Tanzanian anti-poaching veteran.
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2016-06-20
Conservationists Plan to Relocate 500 Elephants in Malawi
Next month, wildlife experts in Malawi will start moving up to 500 elephants to a sanctuary.
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2016-06-12
Pace Students' Elephant Ban Bill Passes in State Senate
Pleasantville, NY: Thanks to students at Pace's Environmental Policy Clinic, elephants may not be coming to a circus near you.
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2016-06-02
U.S. Adopts Near Total Ban on African Elephant Ivory Sales
The federal government will enact a near total ban on the domestic sale of African elephant ivory under federal regulations issued Thursday
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2016-05-26
Hanako, the Japanese Elephant, Dies AFter Inspiring Petition on Living Conditions
This elephant lived in solitary confinement in one of the cruelest, most archaic zoos in the modern world.
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2016-05-02
Elephants Perform for Final Time at Ringling Bros.
Ringling Brothers Circus Retires Elephant Act.
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2016-04-27
These Dogs Protect Elephants
Kenya cracks down on wildlife trafficking with help from a new canine team.
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2016-04-16
Rest in Peace, Misty
The Elephant Sanctuary announced today the passing of Asian elephant Misty, age 52.
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2016-03-31
Target Training Rescued Elephants in India
Positive reinforcement is a type of training using treats and affection to instill in the elephant a response to a particular verbal or non-verbal instruction from the keeper.
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2016-03-28
Elephant Poaching Drops In Tanzanian Wildlife Sanctuary
Located in the southeast of Lake Manyara on the Tarangire River, the park is home to nearly 5,000 elephants.
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2016-03-17
In Double Win for Activists, SeaWorld Ends Orca Breeding, Boosts Animal Rescues
As the American public loses its taste for animal performances, the theme park vowed Thursday to end its Orca captive breeding program immediately and increase rescue operations.
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2016-03-15
Africa's Two Elephant Species Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection
In response to a petition from the Center for Biological Diversity, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today announced that Africa's elephants may qualify for "endangered" status under the Endangered Species Act and may warrant reclassification as two separate species
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2016-03-12
US Zoos Secretly Fly Elephants From Swaziland
Three American zoos have pulled off an audacious clandestine operation to fly a group of elephants out of Swaziland despite a legal challenge to block the transfer, enraging conservationists.
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2016-03-03
Elephant Poaching in Africa Remains 'Alarmingly High' Report Shows
A new report says African elephant populations are still dwindling, specifically in Central and West Africa.
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2016-02-25
Is This the Future of Zoos?
As Americans rethink how animals should be treated - from food production to SeaWorld shows - zoos face an uncertain future. New ideas are emerging.
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2016-02-04
The Elephant Sanctuary Schedules February Commemoration of
"The Hawthorn Herd"

Ten years ago, The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee welcomed eight new residents - elephants transferred from the Hawthorn Corporation, a company in Illinois that trained and leased elephants to circuses.
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2016-01-25
Animal Rights Groups Oppose Importing 18 African Elephants to U.S.
DALLAS - A coalition of animal rights advocates is protesting a federal permit that allows the Dallas Zoo and two others in the U.S. to accept African elephants.
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2016-01-21
Bull Elephants Display 'Mothering Behavior' Toward Orphaned Calves
Enormous male elephants, thought of as loners, have banded together and come to the aid of two young, vulnerable members of their species.
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2016-01-12
Zimbabwe to Increase Wildlife Exports to China
The move will reduce the chances of elephants dying because of drought,as quoted in the state-owned Herald newspaper. Critics have condemned the exports as stealing from the future generation's natural resources.
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2016-01-11
Ringling Circus Elephants to Retire in May
The Ringling Bros, and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a half early, and will retire all of its touring elephants in May.
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2016-01-07
Largest Wildlife Census in History Makes Waves in Conservation
The full, data-driven story of Africa's savanna elephants is now taking shape.
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