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20 Dec 2021
In Thailand, cohabitation between humans and wild elephants is increasingly difficult, as the animals seek to expand their habitat. At least 20 people were killed by elephants last year. Meanwhile, out of fear or revenge for the damage to their crops, a dozen elephants are killed by humans in the country each year. But one NGO is trying to put an end to these incidents. Our France 2 colleagues report, with FRANCE 24's James Vasina.
5 Sep 2021
Sri Lanka's main elephant orphanage recorded a rare twin birth Tuesday as a 25-year-old named Surangi delivered healthy male calves, the first elephant twins born in captivity in the country for 80 years. Official records show there are about 200 domesticated elephants in the island country and an estimated 7,500 in the wild.
22 Aug 2021
A wandering herd of 14 elephants have found themselves searching for food in the Chinese village of Xishuangbanna. The village chief barricades the village to protect its crops and people, while the community and a neighbouring nature reserve continue their attempts to conserve the majestic species.
22 Aug 2021
Thousands hit the streets in Buenos Aires, Argentina to protest against President Alberto Fernandez's government.
22 Jul 2021
Hot air balloon rides are gaining traction in the Amboseli National Park. It can go as low as 20 meters above the ground, giving tourists the best view of elephant families and access to places no overland tour vehicle can go.
3 Dec 2020
A 35-year-old elephant has been transferred to a wildlife sanctuary in Cambodia after his miserable condition at an Islamabad zoo sparked a global outcry. American singer Cher campaigned for his freedom for years.
5 Jun 2020
A pregnant elephant was killed in India after eating fruit stuffed with explosives, officials said Wednesday, sparking outrage over the use of such traps to protect crops and homes. The wild elephant strayed into a village near Silent Valley National Park in south Kerala state last Wednesday when it ate the rigged fruit -- believed to be a pineapple -- which exploded and severely injured its mouth, officials said.
9 Mar 2020
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in northern Kenya is one of few reserves to employ women, elephant keepers. Here, in East Africa's first community-owned and run elephant sanctuary, workers rescue, rehabilitate and 'rewild' orphaned and abandoned elephant calves.
16 Jun 2019
Nueng the elephant is an attraction for rides - though it's unlikely to be his choice. The 30 year old male is one of the elephants in the Maesa Elephant Camp in Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand.
26 May 2019
Botswana government fends off criticism over its decision to end a five year ban on elephant hunting saying it was only a suspension to see what was happening in their ecosystem, whilst assuring that the move will not reduce the animals' population.

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