51 Search Results for "elephant"

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Wealthy businessman proudly stood next to the two elephants he murdered for photos

A photo of two hunters posing with two small dead elephants sparked outrage online. Featured were Mike Jines, an executive at an energy company, and professional hunter Max “Buzz” Delezenne during an expedition in Zimbabwe. After the photo went viral, Jines received death threats from people enraged at the killing of baby elephants. However, Jines […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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American Tourist, 79, Killed By Elephant While on Safari

A safari adventure in Zambia turned deadly on the morning of March 30th when an “aggressive” bull elephant attacked a vehicle carrying tourists in Kafue National Park. The incident resulted in the tragic loss of an elderly American tourist and injured several others. Attack Unfolds During Morning Game Drive Safari According to a statement released […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer

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This is what years of tourist rides do to an elephant

Elephant rides are a common tourist attraction, but wildlife rescue group in Thailand is warning against the industry. Despite their massive size and strength, elephants are not naturally conditioned for carrying riders. So those forced into service for tourists often suffer severe medal issues as a result. Take Pai Lin, for instance. The Wildlife Friends […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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African Elephant Kills Big Game Hunter By Falling On Top Of Him

Theunis Both. 51, was a big-game hunter until he passed away in 2017. His cause of death was being crushed by an African elephant during a hunt. As he led a group of hunters in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe, they stumbled upon a herd of breeding elephants. Three elephants charged at the party, and Botha shot […]

Sarah Biren

Sarah Biren

Freelance Writer

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Elephants get revenge on hunter after one of herd is shot dead

There is a reason hunting is a dangerous activity and is now deemed illegal. The elephants in Namibia are intelligent creatures and demand respect. Hunting them is not a sport and cannot be condoned as a form of entertainment. If we fail to control our fellow humans, then a recently viral clip has shown that […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer

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Elephants once roamed Florida—and scientists just stumbled on a graveyard full of them

Exploring the Ancient Past of Florida’s Elephant Ancestors In the vast expanse of time, when the landscapes of North America bore witness to an array of colossal creatures, the region that is now Florida hosted a diverse array of ancient megafauna. Among these awe-inspiring inhabitants were the gomphotheres, prehistoric relatives of elephants that once roamed […]

Sean Cate

Sean Cate

Freelance Writer

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Elephant Kills Woman then Returns to Funeral and Tramples Corpse

An elephant in the Indian state of Odisha killed a woman and then trampled her funeral pyre. The local police in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district were the first to report this curious incident.[1] The late woman- a 70-year-old Maya Murmu was apparently collecting water when she was trampled by the animal. Official reports mention that the […]

Mayukh Saha

Mayukh Saha

Freelance Writer

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Excited Orphaned elephants always lined up to hug woman who saved their lives

The international ivory trade has been banned since 1990. Despite this, poachers still kill roughly thirty thousand African elephants every year [1]. What makes things worse, is that the killing of mother elephants leaves hundreds of orphaned baby elephants to fend for themselves.  Baby elephants need a lot of care from their mothers during the […]

Brittany Hambleton

Brittany Hambleton

Freelance Contributor