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Zoo to shift some elephants to Koorgalli

Comment · print · T T T+· T- After some tigers, it's the turn of Asiatic elephants of Mysore zoo to make Chamundi Wildlife Conservation, Rescue and Rehabilitation, which was launched at Koorgalli on Friday, their new home. The Central ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Why Ringling's Losing the Elephants

Circuses and elephants have been inseparable in the American imagination for nearly 150 years. Together they contributed a word to the English language—jumbo, now synonymous with anything big, potentially unwieldy, perhaps dangerous, but with some ...
 Bloomberg1 month ago Ringling Bros. to stop using elephants in circus acts  Digital Journal1 month ago

WorldViews: Prince William's visit to Chinese elephant sanctuary sparks debate on cruelty

Prince William, like his father before him, is a high-profilepatron of wildlife charities.This week he traveledtoChina on a rare visitfor a British royal, and, once there, heused the opportunity to focus on an issue close to his heart: the plight of ...
 Washington Post1 month ago Prince William's visit to Chinese elephant sanctuary sparks debate on cruelty  Washington Post1 month ago

The City Where Bear Paw Soup Is What's for Dinner

In the marbled foyer of a casino inside Laos Golden Triangle Special Economic Zone, glistening elephant tusks hang beside an array of ivory carvings, jewelry, and trinkets in glass cabinets. Nearby, shops in the ornate Chinatown district sell a ...
 TakePart1 month ago An 'Illegal Playground' For Wildlife Trade  MSN News1 month ago

Lone Indian tusker shot down in Bangladesh, raises a storm of protests

Lone Indian tusker shot down in Bangladesh. While cross-border infiltration of humans has been a hotly debated issue between Bangladesh and India and particularly West Bengal, this time the gruesome killing of an Indian lone tusker that strayed ...
 Indian Express5 hours ago

12 unexplored, beautiful holiday destinations in India

In 2013, India drew a minuscule 0.64% of the world's total foreign tourists. That is perhaps what the government has set out to change withits recent initiatives. In November last year, electronicvisas were introduced. Soon after in his first ...
 Quartz9 hours ago

Zoo in for expansion

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu A water body right in the heart of the zoo in Visakhapatnam. File Photos: C. V. Subrahmanyam Bear at the Indira Gandhi Zoological Park. Giraffe enclosure. Mongoose at the Zoo Indira Gandhi ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

American Orientalism

One day in early October 2001, three weeks after the Al Qaeda attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, Ansar Mahmood was out delivering pizzas in the town where he lived and worked in the Hudson River Valley, north of New York City. Mahmood ...
 Dissent Magazine1 week ago
National Geographic

How a Quest to Find a 'Unicorn' Changed One Man's Life

When a camera trap photographed a saola in the wild in 2013, it was the first photograph of a saola in almost 14 years. This photo of a captive female saola was taken in central Laos in 1996. Photograph byWilliam Robichaud In 2011, William ...
 National Geographic2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Rhinos, that's all our neighbour is asking for

Manas National Park Guwahati, April 5: The neighbours came asking for something the other day and you will never guess what. Bhutan has approached India to provide a pair of rhinos and the issue was discussed at a meeting of Trans-boundary ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago
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