The wide pop culture presence of iconic animals like elephants, tigers, lions and panda bears skews public perception of how endangered these animals really are.
DHAKA: Wild elephants trampled two elderly Rohingya refugees to death Monday as they slept underneath a plastic sheet near a forest in Bangladesh, police said. The incident occurred on the outskirts of Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's…
KATHMANDU: Elephants helped rescue hundreds of tourists from a flooded jungle safari park in Nepal, officials said on Monday, as the death toll from flash floods and landslides after four days of heavy rain rose to 70. The Rapti River…
NAIROBI: Poachers in Kenya killed one of Africa’s oldest and largest elephants using a poisoned arrow, said a conservation group that protects the dwindling group of giant ‘tuskers’. Satao II, named after another famed giant killed in…
JOHANNESBURG: Africa's elephant population has suffered its worst drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said Sunday, blaming the plummeting numbers on poaching.
COLOMBO: Brawling elephants triggered a stampede at a temple in southern Sri Lanka which left one woman dead and a dozen wounded, police said.
KUALA LUMPUR: A rare pygmy elephant with tusks growing downwards instead of up to give it a look like a sabre-toothed tiger has been found in Malaysia, a wildlife official told AFP on Friday.
Action movie star and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger had a real-life adventure in Africa when he was on a safari vehicle that was charged by an elephant.
NAIROBI: Elephants in Tanzania's sprawling Selous Game Reserve could be wiped out within six years if poaching continues at current levels, the World Wildlife Fund warned Wednesday.
NAIROBI: Leaders from Africa are meeting in Kenya for the inaugural summit of the Giants Club in which the strategies to save African elephants from extinction will be discussed.