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# elephants - Thursday 19 May, 2022

1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo
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1.5 tonnes of elephant ivory have been seized in southeast DR Congo

May 19th 2022, 2:41 PM 11,800 Views 12 Comments

The contraband represents 80 to 100 slaughtered elephants.

# elephants - Friday 14 January, 2022

Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump, conservationists warn
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Elephants dying from eating plastic waste in Sri Lankan dump, conservationists warn

Jan 14th 2022, 1:56 PM 16,141 Views 21 Comments

Around 20 elephants have died over the last eight years after consuming plastic trash in the dump.

# elephants - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Ivory Coast dealt a blow ahead of AFCON opener as first-choice goalkeeper handed doping ban
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# Suspended

Ivory Coast dealt a blow ahead of AFCON opener as first-choice goalkeeper handed doping ban

Jan 12th 2022, 11:22 AM 4,315 Views 1 Comment

The Elephants play Equatorial Guinea this evening.

# elephants - Friday 3 July, 2020

Investigation underway after hundreds of elephant carcasses discovered in Botswana
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# Unknown Cause

Investigation underway after hundreds of elephant carcasses discovered in Botswana

Jul 3rd 2020, 9:35 PM 25,537 Views 18 Comments

A conservation group said the cause is unknown but that it is not ruling out Covid-19 or poisoning.

# elephants - Monday 21 October, 2019

Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe
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Dozens of elephants have died due to severe drought in Zimbabwe

Oct 21st 2019, 9:35 PM 11,609 Views 22 Comments

More than five million rural Zimbabweans – nearly a third of the population – are at risk of food shortages before the next harvest in 2020.

# elephants - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers
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# Circle Of Life

200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers

Jul 24th 2018, 10:17 AM 8,588 Views 11 Comments

The operation will be one of the country’s largest ever elephant relocations.

# elephants - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave
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# Monkey Business

Ice pops and mud baths: Keeping Dublin Zoo's residents cool in the heatwave

Jun 30th 2018, 3:00 PM 17,710 Views 20 Comments

Lounging by the pool is an activity all mammals seem to enjoy.

# elephants - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Trump says he will KEEP ban on elephant trophies in US, reversing his earlier decision
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# Imported Trophies

Trump says he will KEEP ban on elephant trophies in US, reversing his earlier decision

Nov 18th 2017, 9:00 AM 20,965 Views 84 Comments

The importation of Zimbabwean elephant hunting trophies to the US was authorised this week, before being reversed.

# elephants - Sunday 5 November, 2017

'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population
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'Maternity leave' compensation system could help increase elephant population

Nov 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 11,285 Views 3 Comments

New research shows how the increase in elephants’ workloads has affected their reproduction.

# elephants - Friday 7 October, 2016

People are loving this video of Dublin Zoo's newest baby elephant taking her first steps
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

People are loving this video of Dublin Zoo's newest baby elephant taking her first steps

Oct 7th 2016, 5:02 PM 3,715 Views 0 Comments

Incredible.

# elephants - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf
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# Trunk In Love

It took a 22-month pregnancy but Dublin Zoo has a new elephant calf

Sep 21st 2016, 2:47 PM 14,536 Views 8 Comments

She is the first calf born to the first Asian elephant born in the zoo.

# elephants - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Two elephants accidentally electrocuted in India
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Two elephants accidentally electrocuted in India

Sep 11th 2016, 2:26 PM 13,507 Views 9 Comments

Locals said the second elephant was electrocuted while trying to pull the first one away from the electricity pole.

# elephants - Monday 6 June, 2016

The elephants at Dublin Zoo have been cooling off in the most adorable way
# Splashy Splashy
# Splashy Splashy

The elephants at Dublin Zoo have been cooling off in the most adorable way

Jun 6th 2016, 3:47 PM 5,838 Views 0 Comments

That hot weather.

# elephants - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

There were three elephants just lounging on a green in Tallaght today
# Elephant In The Room
# Elephant In The Room

There were three elephants just lounging on a green in Tallaght today

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 6,811 Views 5 Comments

Standard?

# elephants - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

'Some people just care about money': Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows
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# Orangutan Boxing

'Some people just care about money': Thailand under pressure over bizarre animal shows

Sep 1st 2015, 11:10 PM 16,883 Views 30 Comments

The country’s treatment of animals is coming under increasing scrutiny from animal rights groups.

# elephants - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame
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# Ivory Towers

Thousands of elephants are killed in Africa every year - and China is partly to blame

Dec 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 2,600 Views 29 Comments

Researchers said prices for raw ivory in China had risen from $750 (550 euros) per kilo in 2010 to $2,100 (1,540 euros) in 2014.

# elephants - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers
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# New Arrivals

Baby boom at Dublin Zoo boosts record breaking visitor numbers

Oct 29th 2014, 4:51 PM 8,630 Views 10 Comments

Today the zoo welcomed its one millionth visitor this year.

# elephants - Friday 17 October, 2014

There's a 'herd of elephants' from Dublin Zoo wandering around the city centre
# Trunk Call
# Trunk Call

There's a 'herd of elephants' from Dublin Zoo wandering around the city centre

Oct 17th 2014, 9:45 AM 2,667 Views 0 Comments

Do not be alarmed.

# elephants - Monday 29 September, 2014

Dublin Zoo's baby elephant caught on camera cuddling up to its mammy will melt your heart
# Squee
# Squee

Dublin Zoo's baby elephant caught on camera cuddling up to its mammy will melt your heart

Sep 29th 2014, 1:45 PM 5,795 Views 1 Comment

OH MY GOD.

# elephants - Monday 8 September, 2014

Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed
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Two endangered elephants found dead with their tusks removed

Sep 8th 2014, 12:59 PM 11,340 Views 22 Comments

There are fewer than 3,000 Sumatran elephants remaining in the wild.

# elephants - Monday 25 August, 2014

Oh just some elephants dancing to a lady playing the violin
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# Elephants

Oh just some elephants dancing to a lady playing the violin

Aug 25th 2014, 2:30 PM 2,901 Views 2 Comments

They’ve got good ears for music.

# elephants - Friday 18 July, 2014

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants
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# Jumbo Dumbo

Junk in that trunk: The weight problem facing elephants

Jul 18th 2014, 7:00 PM 9,055 Views 6 Comments

It’s not as funny as it sounds.

# elephants - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Irish people could learn a thing or two from these rain-loving elephants
# Ever Seen The Rain?
# Ever Seen The Rain?

Irish people could learn a thing or two from these rain-loving elephants

Jul 12th 2014, 12:30 PM 2,614 Views 0 Comments

These elephants love the rain. Love it.

# elephants - Thursday 10 July, 2014

African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group
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# Illegal Trade

African elephants could quickly "be driven to extinction locally", warns conservation group

Jul 10th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,720 Views 9 Comments

CITES says that the number of elephants killed in the past three years is “far exceeding” the number born.

# elephants - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers
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# Hunted Down

Kenya's largest elephant has been killed by poachers

Jun 14th 2014, 11:36 AM 26,979 Views 97 Comments

Distressing images. Satao was one last surviving of the ‘great tuskers’.

# elephants - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current
# Animal Kingdom
# Animal Kingdom

Elephants rescue tiny calf from being pulled away by the current

May 14th 2014, 4:27 PM 2,930 Views 1 Comment

Mum to the rescue!

# elephants - Monday 20 January, 2014

Organisation brings elephants to Twitter using GPS collars
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Organisation brings elephants to Twitter using GPS collars

Jan 20th 2014, 8:00 PM 4,994 Views 11 Comments

The four bull elephants are tracked using GPS collars to help visualise their roaming patterns.

Video column: Is there a viable solution to ivory poaching?
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# Insight

Video column: Is there a viable solution to ivory poaching?

Jan 20th 2014, 12:45 PM 54 Views 29 Comments

There were approximately 10 million elephants in Africa at the turn of the 20th century. Today, thanks to widespread poaching, that number has dropped to 500,000.

# elephants - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Baby elephants play with footballs at Thai conservation centre
# Pass It
# Pass It

Baby elephants play with footballs at Thai conservation centre

Oct 22nd 2013, 7:30 PM 1,195 Views 1 Comment

Their footwork is quite impressive.

# elephants - Thursday 10 October, 2013

WATCH: Elephant family reunion is simply adorable
# Elepham
# Elepham

WATCH: Elephant family reunion is simply adorable

Oct 10th 2013, 2:48 PM 2,236 Views 3 Comments

Elephants never forget family.

# elephants - Monday 24 June, 2013

13 pictures of humans hugging animals that will make you feel better
# Hug It Out
# Hug It Out

13 pictures of humans hugging animals that will make you feel better

Jun 24th 2013, 12:08 PM 8,938 Views 0 Comments

You’ll probably be a bit emotional by the end. In a good way.

# elephants - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

France to keep 'death row' elephants... and Brigitte Bardot
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France to keep 'death row' elephants... and Brigitte Bardot

Feb 27th 2013, 3:55 PM 8,033 Views 15 Comments

Brigitte Bardot had threatened to move to Russia if France did not guarantee the safety of two elephants with TB.

# elephants - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Not sure what to do with the Christmas tree? Feed it to an elephant
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Not sure what to do with the Christmas tree? Feed it to an elephant

Jan 5th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,893 Views 11 Comments

That’s what tree-sellers in Berlin did, anyway.

# elephants - Friday 4 January, 2013

Save the elephants or I'll move to Russia, Brigitte Bardot tells France.
# Au Revoir
# Au Revoir

Save the elephants or I'll move to Russia, Brigitte Bardot tells France.

Jan 4th 2013, 2:08 PM 8,861 Views 42 Comments

The French actress says she will follow Gerard Depardieu’s lead and move to Russia unless two elephants under threat of being put down are granted a reprieve.

# elephants - Sunday 16 December, 2012

Elephants survive a stay in Siberia... thanks to two cases of vodka
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Elephants survive a stay in Siberia... thanks to two cases of vodka

Dec 16th 2012, 11:31 AM 19,952 Views 26 Comments

Something to bear in mind the next time you find yourself on a circus tour abandoned in wintry Russia.

# elephants - Friday 7 December, 2012

Coffee picked from elephant dung costs €40 a cup
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# Sounds Crap

Coffee picked from elephant dung costs €40 a cup

Dec 7th 2012, 7:41 PM 11,099 Views 49 Comments

The coffee, produced in Thailand, is said to be among the most expensive in the world.

# elephants - Friday 2 November, 2012

Elephant in South Korean zoo imitates human speech
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# Chatty

Elephant in South Korean zoo imitates human speech

Nov 2nd 2012, 1:27 PM 10,421 Views 28 Comments

Koshik the 22-year-old Asian elephant tucks his trunk inside his mouth to mimick human speech, scientists say.

# elephants - Friday 26 October, 2012

Elephants love pumpkins, here's the evidence
# Elephantom
# Elephantom

Elephants love pumpkins, here's the evidence

Oct 26th 2012, 5:50 PM 7,365 Views 4 Comments

Stuffing their faces at Dublin Zoo.

# elephants - Friday 23 March, 2012

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby elephants from around the world
# Elephant Friday
# Elephant Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby elephants from around the world

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 5,067 Views 3 Comments

Because it’s been a tough week…

# elephants - Friday 23 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday
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The Daily Fix: Friday

Dec 23rd 2011, 7:50 PM 2,941 Views 1 Comment

In tonight’s Fix: Fears over superstore plans; the mystery of the space ball; and how Christmas movies might have been.

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