Another female elephant often stays with the new mother until its baby is born. The newborn elephant can often stand within a half hour after it is born. Mother elephants touch their babies gently with their trunks. It takes a baby a year or more to control its trunk and learn its many uses. Baby elephants nurse for the first two years of their Physical description&ensp·&enspDENVER (CBS4)– With the addition of two new Asian elephants to Toyota Elephant Passage, the Denver Zoo is now home to the largest bachelor herd of those elephants
30% of Africa's savannah elephants have been wiped out in just 7 years, according to the Great Elephant Census, and localized extinction is almost certain.The Elephant's Trunk Flea Market is officially OPEN for the season and will be OPEN this Sunday, April 14th. If you were one of the lucky vendors to get a spot on the field last week, then you certainly know how great it is up here at the Trunk! Please join us again this week for another wonderful Sunday of treasure hunting!
To Save Elephants, New York To Crush Nearly 2 Tons Of Ivory By Nina Golgowski "Crushing the ivory shows that the ivory has no value, so people can stop killing the elephants," a Wildlife Conservation Society spokesman says. Rex/Shutterstock/EPA. WEIRD NEWS.ChineseThere is uncertainty as to when elephant warfare first started but it is widely accepted that it began in ancient India.The early Vedic period did not extensively specify the use of elephants in war. However in the Rigveda the king of Gods and chief Vedic deity Indra is depicted as riding either Airavata, a mythological elephant, or on the horse Uchchaihshravas as his mounts.Taming&ensp·&ensp
Wild Asian Elephants Have New Home in China A group of wild Asian elephants that used to migrate repeatedly across the borders of China and Myanmar have settled down in a nature reserve inWWF establishes new protected areas within elephant ranges and improving management effectiveness within existing protected areas. We help to determine the population status of elephants in sites across Africa and Asia to make our conservation projects more effective.
Audubon Zoo welcomed two new elephants from Buffalo Zoo this week: Surapa (age 36) and Jothi (age 37). The two elephants will join Audubon's longtime elephant residents, Panya (age 54) and Jean (age 45) in their Asian Domain habitat. The complex is equipped to meet the specialized needs of elephants, with multiple pools, shade,Under the new two species classifiion, Loxodonta africana refers specifically to the savanna elephant, the largest of all elephants. In fact, it is the largest land animal in the world, with the males standing 3.2 meters (10 feet) to 4 meters (13 feet) at the shoulder and weighing 3,500 kilograms (7,700 lb) to a reported 12,000 kilograms
MEMPHIS, TENN. – On Tuesday morning of this week, two female elephants stepped into Memphis Zoo's elephant yard – and their new home – for the first time. The African elephants named "Daisy" and "Bambi," (pronounced Bombee) joined their new herdmates, "Gina," "Asali," and "Tyranza," (also known as "Ty") after 28 years touring the country with a circus run byAll the latest breaking news on Elephants. Browse The Independent's complete collection of articles and commentary on Elephants. A new way to track elephants and origins of the frogkilling
The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee will host a familyfriendly Earth Day event on Saturday, April 27th! The event will take place at The Elephant Discovery CenterHow the very existence of Africa's elephants is threatened by poachers, traffickers and Asia's appetite for ivory. The BBC's Africa correspondent Alastair Leithead travelled to DR Congo, Kenya and
The Elephant Project has developed new ideas and new solutions to address the threats to elephant survival, providing them a new future free of cruelty and death at the hands of humans. Our threeprong strategy is designed to provide immediate protections to elephants while developing long term sustainable solutions to end this epic struggle.Researchers have come up with a new way of tracking elephants, via the vibrations that the animals make. Scientists Dr Beth Mortimer and Prof Tarje NissenMeyer discovered that elephants
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The New York Times: Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, eduion, real estate, carsThe elephant is Earth's largest land animal, although the Asian elephant is slightly smaller than its African cousin. Asian elephants can be identified by their smaller, rounded ears. (An African
Translate this pageNew genetic evidencetogether with recent studies of elephants' skeletons, tusks, and other anatomical featuresprovide compelling support for classifying Africa's forestPrince William has penned a powerful essay for the new book The Last Elephants, detailing his passion for protecting the species and for animal rights. The book celebrates the lives of
African elephants also dig water holes, which are used by other species. Elephants travel long distances in search for food, dispersing seeds contained in their waste along the way, helping to generate new green growth.  In some areas, species of plants and trees rely entirely upon elephants for seed dispersal for their survival.The New York Times: Find breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion on Washington, business, sports, movies, travel, books, jobs, eduion, real estate, cars