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Is There Any Hope for Two Retired Circus Elephants, Rosie and Opal?

Christina M. Russo | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
Christina M. Russo

Since 2012, Rosie and Opal -- a pair of middle-aged, retired circus elephants -- had been living at Hope Elephants, a facility in Hope, Maine. But Rosie and Opal's storyline took an unexpected turn.

WATCH: These Elephants Won't Forget Their Big Red Ball

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 04.22.2014 | Green

When an elephant herd at the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai province of northern Thailand were given a big red ball, things got crazy. Watch th...

Fat Farm For Elephants To Open Soon

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green

Humans aren’t the only species in the animal kingdom with an obesity problem. A foundation in Northern California plans to open an elephant “fat f...

Bob Barker Shells Out $1 Million For Elephants, Is Moved To Tears

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

When it comes to shelling out for animal welfare, the price is always right for Bob Barker. On Monday, former "The Price Is Right" host and animal ...

Handler Trampled To Death In Elephant Sanctuary

AP | By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA | Posted 06.16.2013 | Green

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A handler at an elephant park in South Africa was trampled to death while taking elephants out for exercise, the park's owner sa...

There's Nothing Sadder Than A Sexually Frustrated Elephant

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 06.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Billy the elephant, who has been at the LA Zoo for 23 of his 27 years, is overweight, depressed and sexually frustrated, according to a lawsuit put fo...

Elephant Mourns Loss Of Dog Best Friend

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

Tragedy struck a pair of unlikely friends who had captured the hearts of caretakers and animal lovers. Tarra the elephant and Bella the dog began t...

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 ...

Bob Barker Says There's Nothing Right About Keeping Elephants in Captivity

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Impact
Marissa Bronfman

Celebrated The Price is Right icon and passionate animal advocate Bob Barker told Toronto on Friday that it's time for the city's zoo elephants to pack up their trunks and journey south.

World In Photos: July 28, 2009 (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Here is the HuffPost's selection of photos of today's news and events from every corner of the globe. Check back Monday through Friday for this HuffPo...