By Archiver
Thu, 10/11/2018 - 07:54

The future of Thailand’s Elephants is in your hands

Thailands Elephant tourist trade stems from the logging industry which used about 2000 elephants. Logging was banned in 1989 due to massive deforestation which caused persistent flooding. The elephants were then bought or rented to tourist camps, to give rides and perform for tourists, which became very lucrative.

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 06:44

For 50 years elephant Thong Kam was service and entertain people around Thailand. Time for her to retirement you will get love and care here at Elephant Nature Park.

more info : www.saveelephant.org

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 10:54

Poachers are now gunning for elephants, and so far, 40 elephants had been poached by the end of May and only one arrest had been made in Phalaborwa. 

This was revealed today during a rhino poachers' arrest media briefing at the South African National Parks head office in Sunnyside. 

SANParks CEO Fundisile Mketeni said they have seen an increase in elephant poaching saying poachers poached anything they think is worth money. 

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By Archiver
Wed, 10/17/2018 - 13:22

China deserves credit for shutting down the illegal trading in elephant ivory that has contributed in recent years to the killing of thousands of African pachyderms.

But much credit should also go to international nongovernment organizations that have championed the elephants’ cause and raised public awareness of it in China.

On Dec. 31, 2017, China, the world’s largest ivory market, banned all domestic ivory sales.

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By Archiver
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 16:54

Nearly one in three Asian elephants live in captivity – about 15,000 in all. The existence of such large captive population of this endangered, intelligent, and long-living animal poses a number of ethical and practical challenges, but also some opportunities.

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