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Villagers Pitch In To Save Baby Elephant

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.06.2015 | Green

A baby elephant was rescued from a muddy pit last week thanks to the hard work of residents of southern India's Kerala state. The young animal was ...

When I Heard About the Plight of Raju the Elephant, I Was Moved to Write This Song

Lucius Lowe | Posted 11.29.2014 | Green
Lucius Lowe

When I heard the story of Raju the elephant and his rescue, I was very moved. Here was one of Nature's most noble and majestic creatures displaying an almost exclusively human trait -- an emotional response in the form of crying tears!

Will Raju's Freedom Last?

Nikki Sharp | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green
Nikki Sharp

Raju had lived for almost 50 years in spiked chains. His life consisted of being dressed in costumes and painted in chalk in a klutzy attempt to make him look cherished and worshipped.

Train Mows Down, Kills 5 Elephants In East India

AP | Posted 03.02.2013 | Green

BHUBANESHWAR, India — A passenger train has plowed into and killed five elephants of a herd crossing railroad tracks in eastern India. R.N. Moh...

Three Curious Elephants Accidentally Electrocute Themselves

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Green

LUCKNOW, India -- Three elephants were electrocuted at a wildlife sanctuary in northern India, apparently after they uprooted a utility pole and were ...