Tue, Oct 20, 2020

Elephant News
  • ‘Issue SOP on dealing with guest jumbos’ ‘Issue SOP on dealing with guest jumbos’

    Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu Forest Department to put in place a standard operating procedure (SOP) to provide treatment to elephants which get injured in neighbouring states and enter TN...

  • 330 elephants in Botswana may have died from toxic algae 330 elephants in Botswana may have died from toxic algae

    The sudden deaths of some 330 elephants in northwestern Botswana earlier this year may have occurred because they drank water contaminated by toxic blue-green algae, the government announced Monday.

  • Another elephant dies of mouth injury, ‘fruit bomb’ suspected Another elephant dies of mouth injury, ‘fruit bomb’ suspected

    A ‘makhna’ elephant treated by the Coimbatore Forest Department for injuries it sustained in its mouth after a suspected explosion of ‘avuttukai’ (country bomb kept to kill wild boars), was found dead...

  • Thai refuge warns of growing risks to animals as pandemic bites Thai refuge warns of growing risks to animals as pandemic bites

    As the pandemic batters Thailand’s tourist-reliant economy, animal attractions from petting zoos to elephant camps and tiger farms are feeling the pain and may even have to give animals away, warned...