By Archiver
Sun, 10/21/2018 - 15:39

It's monsoon season in Kerala, also known as the best time for ayurvedic massages, and a privileged group of nearly 40 jumbos are in a for a treat. The annual month long rejuvenation therapy, specially held by the temple board for those elephants used by Thrissur's famous Guruvayur Temple has begun.

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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 09:41
Only a few mammals and some birds are as long-lived as humans, and many of these species share interesting characteristics in how they age. A new paper in Springer's journal Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology explores lifetime reproductive patterns in African elephants.
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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 06/29/2016 - 09:46
Asian elephants are very social animals. They live in family groups consisting of related females and their offspring that are led by the oldest female, the ‘matriarch’. The social bond between group members is very strong, and co-operative behaviour is common, particularly in the protection and guidance of the young.
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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 06/29/2016 - 09:59
Reproduction & Breeding: Mounts last about 30 seconds Mating and births occur any time during year; may peak during heavy rains in some regions In captivity, estrus cycle lasts 13 to 14 weeks (if female is not pregnant)
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By Archiver
Sun, 10/14/2018 - 10:39

The Mozambican government expects to import 7,000 wild animals from neighbouring countries into national parks and reserves by 2019, a source of the National Administration of Conservation Areas (ANAC) has told Lusa.

ANAC Acting Director of Conservation and Community Development Services Armindo Aramani said that the total number of wild animals moved from neighbouring countries since the repopulation of Mozambique’s parks and nature reserves began in 2001 will next year stand at about 15,000.

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