Foreign veterinarians have visited a sickly elephant at a southern Pakistani zoo amid widespread concern over her well-being and living conditions, One vet says her chances of surviving are unclear.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 46-year-old African elephant has been euthanized at the Oakland Zoo after suffering arthritis and other age-related problems, the zoo announced Monday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday they are dropping all investigations into Puerto Rico’s lone zoo where various species have died, saying the decision came after reaching an agreement with local officials to transfer the animals to sanctuaries on the U.S. mainland.
A community in the heart of California’s farm belt has been drawn into a growing global debate over whether elephants should be in zoos.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jewel, the Los Angeles Zoo’s 61-year-old Asian elephant, was euthanized due to declining health, officials said Friday.
In Kenya’s sweltering northern Samburu county, a destructive drought exacerbated by climate change and degraded barren lands are wreaking havoc on people and wildlife.
NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 1997, audiences in Minneapolis at the Orpheum Theatre saw something no one had ever seen before: leaping antelopes, fluttering birds and elephants lumbering through the orchestra seats.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Central California’s Fresno Chaffee Zoo has welcomed a new African elephant to its herd, officials announced this weekend.
A 45-year-old female Asian elephant at the San Diego Zoo has been euthanized because of her deteriorating health from age-related problems.
A new report says hundreds of animals have died in Kenyan wildlife preserves during East Africa’s worst drought in decades.
Prince William has delivered his first speech as heir to the throne at a wildlife protection summit The choice of venue signals that the royal family will continue to champion environmental protection as King Charles III is forced to step back from front-line campaigning.
Zimbabwe has begun moving more than 2,500 wild animals from a southern reserve to one in the country’s north to rescue them from drought, as the ravages of climate change replace poaching as the biggest threat to wildlife.
Israeli archaeologists have unearthed the titanic tusk of a prehistoric elephant in southern Israel, a remnant of a behemoth once hunted by early people around half a million years ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — A citizen of Liberia and resident of Uganda was sentenced to over five years in prison Thursday after admitting that he participated in wildlife trafficking that authorities say moved rhinoceros horns and elephant ivory worth at least $3.4 million.
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Veterinarians from a global animal welfare organization are in Pakistan and on Wednesday began a series of surgeries on a pair of elephants at a zoo in the port city of Karachi.
Africa’s national parks, home to thousands of wildlife species such as lions, elephants and buffaloes, are increasingly threatened by from below-average rainfall and new infrastructure projects, stressing habitats and the species that rely on them.
One by one, 250 elephants are being moved from Malawi’s overcrowded Liwonde National Park to the much larger Kasungu park 380 kilometers (236 miles) away in the country’s north.
New York’s top court has ruled that Happy the elephant may be intelligent and deserving of compassion but cannot be considered a person being illegally confined to the Bronx Zoo.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A pregnant Sumatran elephant was found dead of suspected poisoning near a palm plantation in Indonesia’s Riau province on the island of Sumatra, officials said Friday.
Zimbabwe has opened an international conference to try to win international support for its campaign to be allowed to sell its stockpile of seized ivory.
She has four limbs, expressive eyes and likes to stroll through greenery in New York City. Happy, by species, is an Asian elephant. But is she also a person?
Zimbabwe is seeking international support to be allowed to sell its stockpile of seized ivory, saying the $600 million it expects to earn is urgently needed for the conservation of its rapidly growing elephant population which it describes as “dangerous.”
At the World Wildlife Conference in Panama later this year, discussions are expected to center around African wildlife such as elephants, big cats and rosewood trees.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The chief executive officer of Omaha’s famed Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium has announced he will retire effective next year.
A new study suggests that as few as three major criminal groups are responsible for smuggling the vast majority of elephant ivory tusks out of Africa.
Conservationists and veterinarians are warning that plastic waste in an open landfill in eastern Sri Lanka is killing elephants, after two more were found dead over the weekend.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An African elephant named Kiki gave birth Friday at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A second Asian elephant has died at an Albuquerque zoo due to a virus infection, authorities said Monday.
IDI, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian court on Wednesday handed down prison sentences for five men accused of being involved in killing a Sumatran elephant and illegally trading its ivory, as local conservation authorities look to protect the endangered species.
The head of a team of veterinarians has called for urgent medical care for a pair of elephants in Pakistan’s port city of Karachi. Dr.