IFS officer Parveen Kaswan posted a video on his Twitter handle that shows an elephant herd standing in and around a water body filled with muddy waters.
Change the excerpt to: 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
Genes are responsible for whether elephants inherit tusks from their parents, once rare occurance, it has become more common — like a rare eye colour becoming widespread.
"If I want people to watch my movies, I want to offer them an experience, of a kingdom (Baahubali), something underwater (The Ghazi Attack), or a jungle (Haathi Mere Saathi)," says Rana Daggubati.
A seven-day rejuvenation camp, has been organised to provide respite to the animals from their daily hard work and send out a message that they are equally important in the ecosystem
Mud baths help form a layer on elephants' skin that protects them from the harsh rays of the sun as well as insect bites
The video which was shared on Instagram by Lek Chailert, the founder of Save Elephant Foundation, showed an elephant guiding a blind elephant towards its meal has pulled on the heartstrings of many netizens
China's strict anti-poaching laws and conservation efforts has lead to an increase in the population of the endangered Asian elephants.
Half a century ago, around 1.5 million elephants roamed across Africa, but recent assessment in 2016 found that were around 415,000 remaining.
Higher compensation could improve conservation efforts, and help narrow down species to prioritise in conflict-prone zones, the study said.
Two new books, by Stephen Alter and Hannah Mumby, shed light on humans' relationships with elephants
Are we to believe the sole identity of the elephant as a dangerous, temperamental beast, akin to tigers propounded as ‘maneaters’ by shikaris of yore? Two recently published books delve into these themes, though the approach is vastly different.
Five elephant deaths in 13 days at Odisha's Karlapat Sanctuary, authorities suspect water-borne infection
The first death was reported on 1 February when carcass of a jumbo was found near Tentulipada village inside the sanctuary.
The scientists first developed the techniques at South Africa's Addo Elephant National Park.
Disney will release two documentaries on elephants and dolphins each on 3 April on its streaming platform to commemorate Earth Month.
Most woolly mammoths went extinct roughly 10,000 years ago amid a warming climate and widespread human hunting.
Increasing human - elephant interaction has been one of the major concerns for the tribal communities and forest dwellers living in the forest areas of the northern and central Chhattisgarh. On 15 August, 2019, the Chhattisgarh government declared a large area as an elephant reserve.
The truck, which skidded off the road after the accident in which three elephants were killed, has been seized by the police. The driver fled the scene abandoning the vehicle but his helper has been detained.
Animal conflict needs to be redressed with a focus on problematic locations, not 'problem animals'
As elephants 'thin' the forest, the number of slow-growing trees increase & forests can store more carbon.
Asian elephants normally live in mixed-sex groups till they reach mating age, after which they move out as lone rangers.