By Naturenomics Team
Thu, 05/16/2019 - 10:39

Cuttack: In a bizarre incident, a baby elephant lost its life in a stampede at Jamana village under Dalijoda Range in Cuttack forest division Wednesday.

According to Dalijoda Forest Range Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) Manoranjan Swain, the baby elephant, assumed to be of one-month-old, was trampled to death by other elephants after a stampede ensued in the forests.

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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 05/06/2019 - 13:59

BOTSWANA IS HOME to nearly half the continent’s remaining savanna elephants, most of them in the Okavango Delta. In a new 360-degree video, you can venture through this wilderness and get very up close and personal with its most iconic creatures. Sit at the feet of an elephant as it passes by. Watch as a group of adults and calves curiously look directly into your eyes and try to decide if you’re a threat. And watch the sun set over the grasslands as you sit beneath a 2,000-year-old baobab tree.

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By Naturenomics Team
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 11:54
  • In one of the biggest busts in recent years, Chinese officials have seized 2,748 elephant tusks weighing more than 7 tonnes, the General Administration of Customs announced earlier this week.
  • The ivory was confiscated during a joint operation by customs authorities and police across six provinces on March 30.
  • Customs authorities added that since the beginning of 2019, they had filed 182 cases of smuggling of endangered wild species, seized more than 500 tons of end
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By Naturenomics Team
Fri, 04/26/2019 - 10:28

When a 55-year-old man was defecating in the open in a village in Purulia district of West Bengal, little did he expect an elephant to disturb him in the process.

On Wednesday, at this small village near Ayodhya Hills in Purulia, the man identified as Niranjan Sahish was relieving himself on a field when an elephant approached him out of nowhere and picked him up on its trunk, reported The Times of India.

As both the elephant and the man panicked, the animal ran around the field carrying Sahish on its trunk and dropped him at a distance.

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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:19

The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) argued in a nearly hour-long hearing that its elephant clients Beulah, Karen, and Minnie are persons with the right to liberty

Hartford, CT, April 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, as people all over the world celebrated Earth Day and called for greater protection of nonhuman animals, the Appellate Court of Connecticut heard oral argument in a historic case filed by the Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) to demand recognition of the fundamental right to bodily liberty of three elephants held capt

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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 12:22
Asking why elephants travel to specific areas can help us to better understand and reduce human-elephant conflict.
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