Elephants

‘How many more elephants have to be illegally killed before ministers act?’
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‘How many more elephants have to be illegally killed before ministers act?’

Your digest of analysis and commentary from the British and international press
12 Aug 2021
Stressed zoo elephants to be given cannabis in new trial
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Stressed zoo elephants to be given cannabis in new trial

And other stories from the stranger side of life
27 Aug 2020
Botswana investigating mysterious deaths of 350 elephants
Okavango Delta elephants fighting
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Botswana investigating mysterious deaths of 350 elephants

Experts fear unexplained mass die-off may be result of unknown pathogen
3 Jul 2020
Police in Florida catch cow after two months
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Police in Florida catch cow after two months

And other stories from the stranger side of life
20 Mar 2020
Why Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting
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Why Botswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting

Government acts to reduce elephant numbers but former president criticises move
23 May 2019
Is going on safari ethical?
An angry rhinoceros has attacked a car in a Mexican safari park
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Is going on safari ethical?

Wild animals more likely to be aggressive to other herd members when people nearby, says new study
21 Mar 2019
Bodies of 87 elephants found near Botswana sanctuary
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Bodies of 87 elephants found near Botswana sanctuary

Charity blames gruesome find on ‘poaching frenzy’ in months since disarming of rangers
4 Sep 2018

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Elephants end up loose on motorway in Spain
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Elephants end up loose on motorway in Spain

Circus lorry overturns near Albacete causing the death of one animal
3 Apr 2018
Elephant caught ‘smoking’ baffles wildlife experts
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Elephant caught ‘smoking’ baffles wildlife experts

Indian scientist captures clip on animal appearing to inhale and blow out smoke from a fire
27 Mar 2018
Arresting image of human elephant conflict wins photo prize
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Arresting image of human elephant conflict wins photo prize

‘Hell is here’ shows two elephants running from a mob hurling flaming tar balls
8 Nov 2017
Big game hunter killed by elephant he was preparing to shoot
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Big game hunter killed by elephant he was preparing to shoot

Argentinian man trampled to death in Namibia while on a licensed hunt
15 Aug 2017
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