#Elephant

WATCH: Elephant Who Spent 50 Years In Shackles Weeps With Gratitude As He Is Freed (VIDEO, PICTURES)

Press People | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Freedom At Last! Raju The Elephant's Road To Recovery In Pictures An elephant who was cruelly kept in spiked shackles for 50 years has been...

A Jumbo Problem for the Travel Industry

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Nothing makes a good holiday brochure richer than the generic picture of a couple aloft an elephant, trekking through lush forest. What could be more authentically backpackery than that? A truly 'real' experience - just add some fire-juggling, a full moon party and copious amounts of local spirits and you have 1000 Facebook likes right there...

The Chinese Ivory Problem: Sometimes It Takes More Than a Little Crush to Fall in Love

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

At 11am this Saturday, many hundreds of people are expected to descend on Portland Place, London. Close to the maddening crowds of Oxford Street, and within earshot of the BBC, they'll have chosen to do something a little more poignant and powerful on their weekend than a trip to TopShop.

Elephant's Killing After Tourist Attack Sparks Outrage

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

An elephant that attacked a car in a South African safari park in December has been put down, zoo officials have revealed. A British woman and her ...

Elephant Flips Car Over In Kruger National Park

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A British woman and a companion have been attacked by a bull elephant in Kruger National Park, South Africa. Sarah Brooks, 30, a teacher from Lincolns...

Protecting Elephants - Ivory Trade Should Not Be Our Only Concern

Neil D’Cruze | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK
Neil D’Cruze

Current human demand also extends to elephant meat. This is not just a local subsistence issue. Elephant meat bound for Fresno California was seized by Thai enforcement officials in May 2103 and is just one example of the international demand for this 'exotic flavour'.

Do Elephants Deserve Foreign Aid?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

Zac Goldsmith MP is calling on the UK government to release some of its billions of 'Foreign Aid' money to help stop the decimation of wildlife in developing nations. We at Care for the Wild helped to draft the wording of Zac's Early Day Motion (EDM) and fully support it, but why?

The Elephant March

Elaine Ross | Posted 30.11.2013 | UK
Elaine Ross

Friday 4th October 2013 will be an historic day. I know this because it cannot not be. In some ways it's just simple predictive history, in others it's a stirring, a surge or the tremors that result in a tsunami. Either way, it will be an historic day. For on this day that thing will happen that pushes a wedge of change, whether it be in the corridors or power or in the thoughts of the individual.

Elephant GlobalRescue Via GlobalRockstar

Elaine Ross | Posted 11.08.2013 | UK
Elaine Ross

The last 7 months haven't been so much of a steep learning curve, as a swift implementation of what was always important to me. You see I visited a l...

Home Is Where the Herd Is

Carol Buckley | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK
Carol Buckley

For elephants, family is everything. Births are joyous celebrations, and deaths are mourned. Adults share news and offer support while youngsters play together under watchful eyes. Female elephants stay at their mothers' side their entire lives.

Home Is Where the Herd Is

Carole Buckley | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK
Carole Buckley

For elephants, family is everything. Births are joyous celebrations, and deaths are mourned. Adults share news and offer support while youngsters play together under watchful eyes. Female elephants stay at their mothers' side their entire lives.

Abandoned Baby Elephant Makes New Friends

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK

A seven-and-a-half month old elephant calf has been given a second chance after being found alone and close to death in Malawi. The calf has been n...

WATCH: Back Away From The Elephant!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2012 | UK Comedy

And now, ladies and gentlemen, please allow this short video taken at Berlin Zoo to act as a stern warning about why you shouldn't get too close to th...

Elephant 'Blind' Despite Pioneering Eye Surgery

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK

An elephant which became the first in England to undergo pioneering surgery to remove a damaged eye is now believed to be almost completely blind afte...

WATCH: Elephant Shows Off Footballing Skills

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Comedy

Donna lives at Whipsnade Zoo with the rest of her elephantine family. But unlike the rest of herd, she occasionally likes to kick the old pig's bladde...

WATCH: Unforgettable Elephant Plays The Harmonica

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

An elephant who can play the harmonica is causing a flap at Washington's National Zoo, with her perchant for music-making astonishing audiences worldw...

Letting Go...

Alexandra Burke | Posted 13.06.2012 | Home
Alexandra Burke

I'm not gonna lie, this is my second album now and there is that age old stigma attached to the 'difficult' second album! There are gonna be a lot of eyeballs on me, and I would be lying if I didn't say I am feeling the pressure.

On The Loose! What Happened When An Elephant Escaped From The Circus

Posted 29.03.2012 | UK

This is the moment a two-and-a-half ton elephant escaped from the circus - because he didn't want a shower. Amateur video footage shows 40-year-old...

WATCH: Elephant Plays With A Smartphone

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 28.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Whoever came up with this advertising concept, we salute you. Taking an elephant, giving it a stylus and getting it to draw things on a Galaxy Note? I...

That Dreaded Date in February...

Alexandra Burke | Posted 16.04.2012 | Home
Alexandra Burke

When you are in a relationship outside of the spotlight it's hard enough to keep the spark going, but trying to do that in the media glare can be quite challenging. I dread the question in every interview I do when they ask me about my relationships... because the moment that relationship stops and it breaks up, it's a huge new story.

The Mystery Of Elephant's Sixth 'Toe' Is Finally Solved

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 23.12.2011 | UK

The mystery of the bony growth on an elephant’s foot has been solved by scientists, who have discovered it is actually a prehistoric sixth “toe....

'Chained And Beaten' Circus Elephant Leads To Charges For Peterborough Couple

PA | Posted 10.01.2012 | UK

The owners of a circus elephant called Anne have been charged with causing unnecessary suffering to the animal. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS)...

Destroying Nature in the Name of Dubious Art Taste and Medicinal Superstition

Joao Paulo Nunes | Posted 21.10.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Joao Paulo Nunes

The 61st meeting of the Standing Committee of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) concluded in...