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Sri Lanka's latest status symbol: Baby elephants that sell for over $125,000
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Sri Lanka's latest status symbol: Baby elephants that sell for over $125,000

Expensive and high-maintenance, baby elephants have become the ultimate status symbol for Sri Lanka's wealthy elite

Ouch! 2.6 million dead bees make stinging point about pesticides
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Ouch! 2.6 million dead bees make stinging point about pesticides

About 84 percent of the crops grown for human consumption must be pollinated by bees and other insects to increase their yields and quality.

Controversial tradition prevails as Yulin holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests
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Controversial tradition prevails as Yulin holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

Yulin, a city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival on Tuesday despite heavy criticism and protests from animal rights activists.

On World Giraffe Day, wildlife advocates call to protect the dwindling herbivores
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On World Giraffe Day, wildlife advocates call to protect the dwindling herbivores

Wildlife advocates on Tuesday called to protect the dwindling populations of wild giraffe, whose numbers have fallen by 40 percent over the past 15 years.

Cincinnati zoo incident poses crucial question: Should there be zoos in the modern world?
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Cincinnati zoo incident poses crucial question: Should there be zoos in the modern world?

Cincinnati, Chile incidents show how zoos, which could be potential wildlife labs, are mere entertainment centers now

The Maneka Gandhi column: Memory of a gold fish? It's more than three seconds for sure
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The Maneka Gandhi column: Memory of a gold fish? It's more than three seconds for sure

Fish show they can remember things for up to five months. Fish are sophisticated and can escape predators from memory.

The Maneka Gandhi column: Watch out! There's wood pulp in your cheese!
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The Maneka Gandhi column: Watch out! There's wood pulp in your cheese!

Powdered wood pulp is known as cellulose in the industry (you make paper from it). It is cheap, stabilises food, prevents shredded cheese from clumping.

The Maneka Gandhi column: Snail mucus to placenta, your cosmetics are full of animal discard
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The Maneka Gandhi column: Snail mucus to placenta, your cosmetics are full of animal discard

The products in your cosmetics include shark oil, human infant foreskins, chicken bone marrows, dead beetles and animal fat, writes Maneka Gandhi

The Maneka Gandhi column: Cows are injected with illegal drugs for milk, condition of Indian dairies appalling
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The Maneka Gandhi column: Cows are injected with illegal drugs for milk, condition of Indian dairies appalling

Cows and buffaloes are kept in dark dingy rooms with no ventilation. The animals in these peri-urban dairies are always sick

The Maneka Gandhi column: High time we took action against animal torture in pigeon racing
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The Maneka Gandhi column: High time we took action against animal torture in pigeon racing

Pigeon racing is passed off as a traditional sport – and only now, when the animal movement has picked up strength, is the ugly truth coming to the surface.