By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 04:35
The Asian elephant (gaja, hatthi or nàga) is a large land animal with thick grey skin, large ears and an elongated, prehensile nose called a trunk. It would be wrong to say that the elephant is `sacred' in Buddhism in the sense that the creature is believed to have any special spiritual or holy significance.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 01/08/2018 - 06:23
  • China has shut its legal, domestic ivory markets and banned all commercial ivory trade.
  • Conservationists have welcomed this ban, calling it “one of the most important days in the history of elephant conservation”.
  • But for China’s ivory ban to work, neighboring countries must follow suit, conservationists say.

China’s ivory trade ban is now in effect, making it illegal to sell and buy ivory in the country.

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By Archiver
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 14:08

The Island Paradise, Sri Lanka faced many conflicts over the past and has redeemed it to become a peaceful nation. Currently, one problem remains. The human-elephant conflict that has been going on for several decades with the loss of habitat is the main reason for these giants invasion towards human villages.

This Sri Lankan elephant is a very aggressive one and would threaten lives of those who live in the area.

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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 06/27/2016 - 04:55
Buddhism is unusually science friendly , better Philosophy than religion. One of the Buddha’s most-loved stories (he had a lot of them), concerned a event in which a number of blind men investigated an elephant.
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By Archiver
Mon, 10/08/2018 - 09:07

Mohammad Khodaparast said the remnants date back to the Miocene, the first geological epoch of the Neogene period, from about 23.03 to 5.333 million years ago.

The two fossil pieces were discovered in the site of the Ardabil-Mianeh railroad project, passing through Kowsar town.

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