Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023



Streaming to survive: Thailand's out-of-work elephants in crisis

September 12, 2022 10:26 am

Elephant shows and rides have long been popular with tourists, especially the Chinese, while animal rights groups' criticism of how elephants are handled there has given rise to tourism in sanctuaries.

45 elephants killed in train accidents in 2019-2021: Govt

August 05, 2022 9:25 am

The Northern and Southern railways recorded two deaths each and the Northeast Frontier Railway registered four deaths.

Forest officials continue strike, elephants kill six in two days in Chhattisgarh

April 12, 2022 3:52 am

The ground staff of the state forest department has been on strike for weeks even as the state recorded over 500 forest fires between February 15 and March 31.

Three elephants killed on rail tracks in Karnataka in 2018-21 period: Union Minister

March 29, 2022 7:08 am

Union minister for environment, forest and climate change Bhupender Yadav said that 19 elephants were killed across the country on railway tracks in 2018-19, 14 in 2019-20 and 12 in 2020-21.

Elephants frolic in snow in Moscow zoo

December 28, 2021 9:37 am

The adorable video that shows elephants frolicking in snow will melt even the coldest heart.

Death in Chhattisgarh village reshapes living with 43 elephants and crop losses

December 25, 2021 7:10 am

🔴 Chhattisgarh is among the states worst-hit by human-elephant conflict in the country, with more than 10 of its 28 districts affected.

Adorable video of an elephant pretending to eat a woman’s hat has internet laughing out loud

December 18, 2021 10:13 am

The gentle giant returned the hat soon after hiding it in its mouth

Karnataka: Survey of land for elephant corridor in Anekal delayed further, officials cite rain

November 25, 2021 6:18 pm

🔴 The survey was initially supposed to get over by the first week of September. Anekal tehsildar Dinesh P said that monsoon rain delayed the survey and the tribals are yet to be rehabilitated.

Separated from herd in May, elephant kills 16 in 6 Jharkhand districts

June 27, 2021 7:55 am

From Tundi in Dhanbad, the pachyderm travelled to Jamtara, Deoghar, Dumka, Pakur and Sahibganj and returned to Tundi through the same route and killed 16 people, according to forest officials.

China's wandering elephants becoming international stars

June 08, 2021 5:55 pm

China's wandering elephants are now becoming international stars with global media chronicling their trek with videos of their antics being shared widely on Twitter and YouTube.


Classical piano soothes sick elephants at Thai sanctuary

December 14, 2018 12:14 pm

Several times a week, British classical pianist Paul Barton, 57, sets up a piano against a backdrop of forested slopes and plays for his four-legged friends.

Jumbo leap: India opens first hospital for elephants

November 20, 2018 7:05 am

At India’s first hospital for elephants, opened last week in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura, 49-year old Asha placed her left foreleg on a stool for a doctor to attend to an injury while visitors filmed it all on their mobile phones.


Elephant plays the harmonica at Thekkampatti Elephant Camp

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

In this video filmed at the Thekkampatti Elephant Camp in Tamil Nadu, an elephant trainer can be seen placing a harmonica at the tip of Andaal the elephant's trunk. The harmonica sounds loudly as Andaal breathes in and out.