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21 06, 2017

Do Elephants Grieve

By |2017-06-16T21:15:49+00:00June 21, 2017|Categories: , , |Tags: |0 Comments

Elephants are one of the oldest living animals that have ever roamed the world. They have long existed for 35 million years now. The first elephant that was reasonable enough to be called an elephant was the Palaeomastodon, they looked like a dwarf elephant that had tusks and small trunks (The Elephants). Fossils of elephants [...]

1 05, 2016

NatGeo Reports: 105 Tons of Ivory Burned

By |2016-11-29T08:24:03+00:00May 1, 2016|Categories: , |Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, bent over to light a tray of fuel, the eyes of a thousand observers fixated on his back. Looming in front of him was a massive tower of ivory—one of 11 starkly white pyres set up here at Nairobi National Park, a sprawling wildlife-filled oasis in Kenya’s capital city. [...]

7 04, 2016

Dallas Elephants Named

By |2016-11-30T00:24:55+00:00April 7, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Dallas Zoo named five of the elephants it received in a controversial move from Africa last month. Tenadji (ten-DAHJ-ee), the only male in the group, has gained 100 pounds since arriving in North Texas. His name means "Make it Happen." Nolwazi (nole-WAH-zee) is the oldest of the group and we're told it's rude to [...]