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Sanctuary - The Atavist Magazine

The battle to own one of America's most famous elephants.

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Three Aging Elephants To Move From Zoo to Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee

Three African elephants will soon be moved from a zoo to an elephant sanctuary in Tennessee, where they’ll be able to live out the rest of their lives in peace and among others of their own kind, Knox News reported. Tonka, Jana, and Edie – whose ages

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A Zombie Gene Protects Elephants From Cancer

Elephants did not evolve to become huge animals until after they turned a bit of genetic junk into a unique defense against inevitable tumors.

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Another point for elephant intelligence: They know when their bodies are in the way - The Washington Post

"The more we understand about elephant behavior," a psychologist said, "the better we will be able to come up with conservation strategies that work."

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Ringling Bro. circus elephants take final bow - CBS News

After years of pressure from animal rights groups, elephants at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus retire

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What Happens When a Young Rescue Elephant Sees Her Favorite Person Each Day (Video)

The sweet elephant in the video above is named Kham La. At not quite six years old, she’s still a youngster. It’s obvious Kham La’s got a thing for one ...

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Herd rescues collapsed baby elephant on busy road

A herd of elephants immediately took action when a baby of their group collapsed on a South African road.

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Ringling Bros. phasing out iconic elephant acts by 2018

POLK CITY, Fla. (AP) - The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show's iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to the decision.

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Baby Elephant Airlifted for Medical Care with Two Animal Friends as Company

YouTube LinkThis sweet baby elephant named Wass fell down a man-made well in a Kenyan river bed and needed medical care. Representatives from The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust airlifted the little calf to sa

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Baby Elephant Falls On Its Back At Zürich Zoo, Adult Elephants Rush Over To Help

It's all happening at our new favourite alliterative attraction, Zürich Zoo. Specifically, it's all happening at Zürich Zoo's Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park: where a baby elephant slipped over, ended up on its back - and was immediately hel...

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Baby Elephant Happily Playing With His Tire Toy - Neatorama

[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YPyMTB9voK8]YouTube LinkThis adorable elephant calf seems to be having a ball with a toy consisting of three tires that are connected with rope. The baby and his herd of elders are residents of Elephant Nature Park&nbs

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This Rescued Elephant Playing with Ribbon is the Best Thing You’ll See Today

Watch rescued elephant Faa Mai play with an elastic ribbon at the Elephant Nature Park sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand. What a beautiful animal.

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Elephants Dance and Sway to Violin Music

Eleanor Bartsch was performing with the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, during which she played Bach’s Concerto in D Minor. During the performance, she noticed two elephants outside a tent at the back of the Circus World Museum, who seemed to be reacting t

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Incredible sight of the elephant that cried: this is an AMAZING story!

Raju the elephant was rescued by a team from North London-based charity Wildlife SOS after suffering for 50 years in the Uttar Pradesh area of India.

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Poachers kill one of the world's largest elephants in Kenya - Telegraph

Poachers hack the face and tusks off Satao, one of Kenya's most famous elephants, as conservationists warn elephant poaching