By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 10:59

Going more than a decade without seeing another Elephant Hanako the world’s loneliest elephant lived in a tiny enclosure. This enclosure had no grass nor could any sunlight shine down on the elephant. She became famous when a tourist noticed how awful her condition was and took to social media. It was too late though. The damage had been done. Despite international outrage, Inokashira Park refused to release Hanako to a sanctuary, saying she was happy and healthy.

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By Naturenomics Team
Tue, 04/02/2019 - 13:54

Disney’s animated original movie and live-action remake of Dumbo both have happy endings for their hero elephant.

But the real-life elephant the beloved big-eared mammal was based on wasn’t so fortunate.

After watching his mother killed in front of his eyes, years of being drugged with alcohol and subjected to stress, Jumbo the Elephant was killed by a train at just 24 years old.

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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 09/28/2016 - 11:16

An NBC 5 investigation raises concerns about safety at the Fort Worth Zoo. An elephant calf injured a zookeeper in September, an incident that has never been made public until now. This comes at a time when zoos across the country are in the midst of a debate over how to best care for elephants and protect elephant keepers from harm. Emergency responders and the Fort Worth Zoo offered two different versions of what happened in the September incident. Fort Worth Fire Department reports obtained through an open records request say a 37-year-old female

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By Naturenomics Team
Wed, 06/19/2019 - 14:19

A wildlife photographer has shared shocking pictures he took of elephants being chained up and beaten with canes to raise awareness of the animal abuse.

Norman Watson, 47, travelled to Bandhavgarh National Park in Madhya Pradesh, India, to photograph wild tigers.

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By Naturenomics Team
Thu, 10/13/2016 - 04:10
Over 50 of the world’s largest terrestrial animals lined up, their beautiful long tusks glistening. Colourful parasols go up and down, while ornate decorations adorn their foreheads. The sight of the magnificent animals in such regalia cannot fail to awe and impress.
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