By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 06/19/2019 - 14:19

A wildlife photographer has shared shocking pictures he took of elephants being chained up and beaten with canes to raise awareness of the animal abuse.

Norman Watson, 47, travelled to Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh, India, to photograph wild tigers.

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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 13:57

Botswana—widely considered a safe haven for elephants in Africa—appears to be suffering from its own surge in poaching, according to aerial survey work published today in the journal Current Biology.

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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:55

A baby elephant in Thailand has died after his back legs snapped performing tricks for tourists at a zoo.

Last month, sickening footage of a distressed baby elephant being “forced to rave” for the amusements of tourists went viral.

The “skeletal” calf in the video was growing weaker every day as it was forced to dance and perform tricks — until April 13, when the animal’s two back legs snapped.

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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 05/15/2019 - 10:46

The state-linked Chronicle newspaper reported that the elephants sold off to China and Dubai were between 2 and 3-years-old, and ranged in price from $13,500 to $41,500 each.

"The elephants were airlifted to Shanghai Wildlife Park, Jiangmeu-Hesham, Chimelong and Umurgi in China and to Dubai Safari Park," she said Monday. "There were no elephant deaths in transit"

MAN CRUSHED TO DEATH BY ELEPHANT AFTER WHIPPING IT TO SIT DOWN DURING A BATH

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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 05/14/2019 - 11:04

Leaders of five southern African nations met this week to demand the right to sell ivory, which is gotten mostly by killing elephants. Ivory sales have been banned to protect the elephants. (Denis Farrell/AP)

 

Five southern African nations that are home to most of the world’s elephants demanded the right to sell ivory, arguing that people who live alongside the animals must be allowed to benefit from them.

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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 04/13/2019 - 14:13

Cambodia's largest attraction Angkor Wat has pledged to ban elephant rides by 2020.

The Buddhist temple complex, which is the largest religious monument in the world, attracts 2.5 million international tourists visit each year many of whom ride the elephants.

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