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Dakshayani, Elephant Believed To Be Oldest In Captivity, Dead At 88
She was also known as Gaja Muthassi, or elephant granny.
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India's First Elephant Hospital Opens For Business
With portable equipment, the Wildlife SOS Elephant Hospital can also travel to patients who are far away.
Melania Trump Mourns Elephant Deaths As Her Husband Lets People Import Tusks As Trophies
“It is sad to see this,” the first lady reportedly told her guide while viewing 105 tons of ash from an ivory burn.
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Happy The Bronx Zoo Elephant Is 'Unlawfully Imprisoned,' Says Animal Rights Group
By Verena Dobnik, AP
The Nonhuman Rights Project has filed a legal petition aimed at moving Happy from the New York City zoo to a sanctuary.
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I Ran Away With The Circus But Quit After Confronting A Sad Truth I Learned There
Nancy Richardson Fischer
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The moment I wish I could most do over is working for Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus for a year.
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Elephant Massacre Underway In Botswana As Poachers Kill 90
“Each day we are counting dead elephants.”
Kazi Riasat Alve for HuffPost
Refugees Fleeing Violence In Myanmar Have A New Worry: Elephants
Elephants have killed an estimated 13 Rohingya in Bangladesh's largest refugee camp.
PETA Ad Calls For Deporting 'Undesirable' Trophy Hunter Donald Trump Jr.
He's a "bad hombre," says animal rights organization.
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Britain To Impose One Of The World's Toughest Ivory Bans
"Ivory should never be seen as a commodity for financial gain."
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White House Reverses On Elephant Trophies
Remember when President Trump blocked a decision to allow hunters to bring back elephant trophies to the U.S.? The Fish and Wildlife Service has quietly announced hunters will be able to import them after all.
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'A Great Day For Elephants:' Hong Kong Votes To Ban All Ivory Sales
“We now need to see all other countries close loopholes that still allow the illegal trade of ivory to continue.”
What Hollywood Gets Wrong About Drug Addiction
Claire Rudy Foster
Even in progressive films, realistic representation of people in recovery Is missing.
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China Shuts Down Domestic Ivory Trade In Effort To Fight Poaching
“We can start 2018 hopeful that elephants will be safer," said one environmentalist.
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Trump Calls Elephant Trophy Hunting A 'Horror Show,' Says He's Unlikely To Allow Imports
He halted his administration's decision earlier this week to lift a ban on the import of elephant parts from two African nations.
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Ellen DeGeneres Is Fighting Trump's Elephant Trophy Policy With Kindness
“Elephants show compassion, sympathy, social intelligence ... . All the things I have yet to see in this president," she said.
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Trump To Lift Ban On Import Of Elephant Trophies From 2 African Nations
The decision was made public by none other than the trophy hunting advocacy group that sued to block the Obama-era ban in 2014.
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Circuses Banned From Using Elephants In New York State
The law comes four months after New York City outlawed all wild animals in circus acts.
Brendan McDermid / Reuters
To Save Elephants, New York To Crush Nearly 2 Tons Of Ivory
“Crushing the ivory shows that the ivory has no value, so people can stop killing the elephants,” a Wildlife Conservation Society spokesman says.
Elephant Rescued After Being Dragged Out To Sea By Strong Current
This pachyderm was in big trouble.
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Hong Kong Makes Massive Ivory Seizure
The bust shines a light on the need for a stricter ivory ban, anti-poaching activists say.
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