By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 07/06/2019 - 08:54

NARATHIWAT: A wild male elephant, weighing about 3.6 tonnes, was shot dead and its tusks removed in a forest area in Rangae district on Saturday.

The jumbo, aged about 20 years old, was found dead in the forest area near a rubber plantation at Ban Lamai village in tambon Bo-ngo when wildlife and forest officials arrived at the area on Saturday morning after being reported by the village head.  

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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 05/18/2019 - 09:55

A baby elephant in Thailand has died after his back legs snapped performing tricks for tourists at a zoo.

Last month, sickening footage of a distressed baby elephant being “forced to rave” for the amusements of tourists went viral.

The “skeletal” calf in the video was growing weaker every day as it was forced to dance and perform tricks — until April 13, when the animal’s two back legs snapped.

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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
Tue, 03/26/2019 - 12:05
A large wild elephant, which was apparently lost and separated from its herd, wandered through a busy town in China.
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By Naturenomics Team
Sat, 02/16/2019 - 09:35

One of Elephant Family's main goals is to raise awareness for the plight of Asia's elephants on the international stage and in 2018, with your help, we did that in style!

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