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Thai elephants are tortured for sake of tourism

Elephants in Thailand 'broken' for lucrative animal tourism.

23 Dec 2019 5:57 PM

Anthrax outbreak results in death of over 100 elephants

More than 100 elephants die in Botswana in suspected anthrax outbreak.

23 Oct 2019 8:30 PM

Elephants beat the heat with watermelon and cucumbers

Elephants keep cool with watermelon, cucumber at Mathura centre.

24 Jun 2019 10:31 AM

Thousands support ban on animal use in circuses

The government is expected to vote on the proposal after the public feedback period ends on December 27.

25 Dec 2018 6:12 AM

Odisha fast turning into graveyard for elephants

Manmade disasters coupled with the state governments inaction have rendered the state a deadly graveyard for the elephants.

05 Nov 2018 4:55 AM


Central Govt directs Rajasthan to ensure TB does not spread from captive elephants

Following alert from PETA India, health ministry warns that tuberculosis can be spread to humans, including tourists taking elephant rides.

17 Sep 2018 11:56 AM

Genes that make elephants resistant to cancer also found in humans

The study says that since all vertebrates evolved from a common ancestor, humans also have these anti-cancer genes.

10 Mar 2018 12:51 PM

Elephants have unique personalities: study

The researchers collected data for the study with questionnaires on the elephants personalities.

22 Feb 2018 1:27 PM

Speeding train in Assam mows down six elephants

The conservationists attributed it to large-scale deforestation and growing number of new villages in forest areas.

11 Dec 2017 12:23 AM

Nonprofit seeks personhood, freedom for 3 elephants at zoo

The organization argued unsuccessfully this year for two adult male chimps to be considered legal people.

25 Nov 2017 3:08 PM


Wildlife photo exhibition to underscore preserving habitat

The exhibition displays photos of blackbuck, changeable hawk eagle, sambar deer, spotted deer and many more exotic animals.

08 Oct 2017 12:31 PM

Elephant herd stray into Doon scaring residents

The harmless elephants fled into the surrounding forests after forest department personnel fired in the air to scare them away.

18 Sep 2017 2:53 PM

DisCourse: Man, It’s a beastly war out there

A nation-wide study has recorded 81,000 cases of such hostile forays by wildlife in one year.

06 Jun 2017 1:46 AM

Thrilling video of elephants battling crocodile to save baby

A battle ensued after the baby elephant was caught by the trunk.

18 Apr 2017 2:20 PM

In five years, 99 jumbos die in conflict with humans

The highest number human death (118) was recorded in 2015.

03 Feb 2017 3:26 AM


License of two tuskers cancelled

The TFD on January 21 gave a transit permit to elephant owners for them to shift the two animals from Kharghar to Mulund.

25 Jan 2017 4:08 AM

‘Pachy’ing a gigantic punch

The elephants come out in droves at the Minneriya reserve in Sri Lanka, making it a hotspot for any nature lover.

10 Jan 2017 12:17 AM

Emotional elephants share last moment together

Facebook user Soumya Vidyadhar posted the photo on social media and it got heartwarming reactions

30 Dec 2016 8:54 PM

Train runs over 3 jumbos in Assam

The incident occurred in between Kampur and Jamunamukh railway station in the wee hours.

18 Dec 2016 2:55 AM

Two pregnant females among 3 elephants killed by train

The wild tuskers frequented in the area in search of food.

06 Dec 2016 4:32 AM