Stories tagged: elephant
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
A rhinoceros poacher was stomped to death by an elephant and eaten by lions in a South Africa wildlife preserve, and rangers found just his skull and trousers, authorities said.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Nearly 90 elephants killed for tusks near Botswana wildlife sanctuary, group says. Government disputes claim.
Conservationists recently came across a disturbing discovery near the famed wildlife sanctuary Okavango Delta: the bodies of 87 elephants, many of which bore brutal injuries consistent with their being killed …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 9:47 a.m.
An elephant that once lived at Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch briefly escaped its enclosure at a Florida zoo.
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 10:47 a.m.
A Pittsburgh zoo says a baby elephant that had a feeding tube inserted to help it gain weight has been euthanized.
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 6:12 p.m.
A full-grown elephant sauntered through Baraboo early Friday morning on a brief walk of freedom. The mammoth creature more suited for the “big top” clashed with the quiet residential neighborhood.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Indian veterinarians are treating a 10-year-old wild elephant with an injured leg to help it escape from a marshy area where it has been stuck for at least five days.
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
A substance used to tranquilize elephants that is 100 times more potent than the drug that killed Prince is presenting a new and difficult challenge in the nationwide opioid epidemic.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Authorities say a man living in southwestern Washington has pleaded guilty to trafficking whale, elephant and walrus ivory.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:59 p.m.
After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on “The Greatest Show on Earth.” The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told the Associated Press that …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
The San Diego Zoo says it has had to put down a 50-year-old Asian elephant suffering from old age.
Fri., May 6, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
Six Asian elephants danced, balanced on each others’ backs and sat on their hind legs during their last show in Providence, Rhode Island on Sunday.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Prague zoo has announced the arrival of the first elephant both conceived and born at the zoo.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 7:58 a.m.
Oklahoma City officials say the death of an Asian elephant that was transferred from Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo was likely due to an abnormality in her teeth that prevented her …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016, 1:29 p.m.
OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City Zoo says the elephant herpes virus – or EEHV – was not the cause of death of an elephant at the zoo. Zoo spokeswoman …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
A Seattle-based group is asking the U.S. Department of Agriculture to investigate the recent death of an Asian elephant at the Oklahoma City Zoo.
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
One of the two elephants that were at the center of a controversial move from Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo to Oklahoma City last year has died.