The Danish government recently bought the last four circus elephants in the country by shelling out approximately US$1.6 million. And netizens are appreciating the reason behind the purchase — to allow the elephants to live peacefully in retirement.
If you haven’t watched a 360-degree video yet, then you need to give it a go. It’s awesome, especially if you enjoy watching footage of wild animals.
In Minkebe National Park (NP) most of the Gabon’s forest elephants have been slaughtered by illegal hunters for the lucrative Asian market during the last decade.
I came across the video of Suda the Elephant painting a picture of an elephant and I thought, WOW, this is so amazing, elephants are so intelligent.
There are approximately 50,000 African elephants being killed each year, and this is from a population of fewer than 500,000 animals. The poaching of ivory is driving elephants to extinction, but biologist Samuel Wasser has developed a way for police and…
If you’ve always dreamed of riding elephants in Thailand, or you already have, you’re not alone.
You may be wondering how the recently rescued mother and daughter elephants are doing since their heartwarming reunion. Lek Chailert from the Elephant Nature Park in Thailand has just sent out an update, with a beautiful video showing the happy pair…
She stands quietly looking at the elephant in front of her, and that elephant stares back. She has just been rescued, and that elephant is her long-lost mother.
The Ringling Bros. 13 touring circus elephants can now look forward to an early retirement. Previously though, many ex-circus elephants in North America would end up in lonely zoo exhibits. Shirley was one of those sad elephants. But hers is the…
Send in the clowns, (but not the elephants). The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus are going to retire their iconic elephants from the shows by 2018.