By Naturenomics Team
Thu, 07/28/2016 - 07:40
Social interaction goes a long way in not only preparing the elephant to deal with situations ahead in its life, it also helps in guarding against diseases like obesity, arthritis and diabetes. In capitivity, the focus is just on feeding and so the elephant misses out on all this and becomes unfit.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 06:21
Most elephants in America live in circuses and zoos, and their lives are very different from what they would be in the wild. But there's a very special place in Tennessee called the Elephant Sanctuary, where elephants can finally have the freedom to roam and have elephant friends. Why do elephants come to the Elephant Sanctuary, and what is their everyday life like there? Some are like Shirley, who performed in a circus before an injury forced early retirement and a transfer to a zoo.
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By Naturenomics Team
Mon, 10/24/2016 - 10:53
In the early morning light, the large gray forms moved slowly, deliberately, and nearly silently along a well-worn path amongst lava boulders and small thorny Balanites trees. Cynthia Moss has studied the elephants in Kenya's Amboseli National Park for over twenty-seven years. Her long-term research has revealed much of what we now know about these complex and intelligent animals. Here she chronicles the lives of the members of the T families led by matriarchs Teresia, Slit Ear, Torn Ear, Tania, and Tuskless. With a new afterword catching up on the families and covering current conservation issues, Moss's story will continue to fascinate animal lovers
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By Archiver
Fri, 10/12/2018 - 12:20
The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known as Elephant Bill
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