By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 10/09/2019 - 06:33

Six elephants have fallen to their deaths in Thailand while trying to save each other from a notorious waterfall.

Officials said the incident occurred after a baby elephant slipped over the waterfall in central Thailand's Khao Yai National Park.

Two other elephants were also found struggling on a cliff edge nearby, and have been moved by Thai authorities.

The waterfall, known as Haew Narok (Hell's Fall), has a history of similar incidents.

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By Naturenomics Team
Fri, 09/06/2019 - 16:16

"You're asking me about a pig in a poke!"

Those few words were described as having "terrifying" consequences for British democracy - after they were used by one of the prime minister's closest allies over the weekend.

Then, as if one complicated animal metaphor wasn't enough, a former prime minister warned politicians not to fall into an elephant trap.

So who's poking pigs, where do the elephants come in and what has it all got to do with Brexit?

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By Naturenomics Team
Thu, 09/05/2019 - 14:55

his week Tony Blair warned that Labour should not fall into the “elephant trap” of agreeing to a general election, and instead should work to arrange a second referendum. Who knew there was an elephant in the room in the first place?

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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 09/02/2019 - 14:49

Little Mac, an Asian elephant who lived nearly all of her life at the Santa Barbara Zoo, was euthanized Wednesday after her health deteriorated rapidly, zoo officials said.

The California zoo said the animal had been in hospice care because chronic teeth problems and arthritis were compounded by new health issues that started in June.

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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 08/28/2019 - 14:34

GENEVAYesterday at the 18th triennial meeting of an international wildlife trade treaty, countries approved a proposal that limits the export of wild African elephants. It says that elephants from Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, and South Africa can only be exported to African countries where elephants live or used to live. There’s one exception: Export may be allowed if a country can prove that there’s a real conservation benefit to sending an elephant elsewhere.

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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:39

According to the temple authorities, the elephant dedicated its life to the temple for 22 years after it was gifted to the temple by a timber merchant.

A 62-year-old female elephant named Indira died in Udupi district on Tuesday due to prolonged fever over the past twenty days.

The elephant was living in the centuries-old Kollur Shree Mookambika Temple in Udupi district, which is situated in foothills of Kodachadri hills.

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