The animal was given to the Philippines in 1980 by the Sri Lankan government. She spent most of her life alone in captivity.
The ban on elephant hunting in the country was dropped earlier this year.
Two further elephants were found trying to reach the body of a calf by park rangers.
International trade in elephant ivory will remain banned, according to a vote at the World Wildlife Conference, known as CITES, in Switzerland. The decision comes despite a request by several African nations to sell government-owned ivory stockpiles.
To celebrate #WorldElephantDay we picked our favourite stories from the last year about these precious pachyderms.
It’s not just us humans who are feeling the effects of the summer heatwave - the animal kingdom has been having fun keeping cool, from bears taking a swim to tigers munching on some icy treats. With temperatures this year set to be record-breaking, the RSPCA has urged pet owners to take extra care in the heat to make sure their furry friends have plenty of water and shade.
We’ve rounded up the week's best news stories - from LEGO creating a 30,000 piece lifesize astronaut to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, to penguins hiding out in a sushi shop.
We’ve rounded up the week’s good news stories, featuring baby elephants, cows helping out penguins, an office chair grand prix and a snail species brought back from the brink of extinction.
We have rounded up the week's best news stories - from beer-brewing monks to a gang of goats eating their way through a park, it’s all weird and wonderful!
Mathew Talbot, 22, was on his first operational deployment when he died.