FILE - In this Wednesday, June 5, 2013 file photo, two-month-old orphaned baby elephant Ajabu is given a dust-bath in the red earth after being fed milk from a bottle by a keeper, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya. A new study released Monday Aug. 18,…
FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 file photo, a Maasai boy and his dog stand near the skeleton of an elephant killed by poachers outside of Arusha, Tanzania. A new study released Monday Aug. 18, 2014, by lead author George Wittemye of Colorado State University, found that the proportio…
FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 file photo, a herd of adult and baby elephants walks in the dawn light across Amboseli National Park in southern Kenya, with the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, seen behind. A new study released Monday Aug. 18, 2014, by lead aut…
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for ivory in China and other Asian nations, a new study published Monday found.
Thirty life-size elephant sculptures made their first public debut in Southern California in an effort to bring awareness to the endangered Asian Elephant species.
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The zoo recently added five new elephants, two of whom are pictured. They, along with the giraffes and other hooved animals, are big fans of browse. The zoo has a list of approved plants, including those named below.
The Reid Park Zoo is running low on leafy snacks for its animals and is reaching out to the community for a little help.
A female elephant and her two calves, the latest additions to the Reid Park Zoo, arrived at their new home late Tuesday night, officials said.
In this story, heartbreak starts with congratulations. After Hizzoner sealed the deal on the future of our elephants, moving Connie and Shaba to San Diego together, the congratulations came rolling in to Tracy Toland and Jessica Shuman.
Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba left their decades-old home Wednesday morning for the San Diego Zoo.
Longtime Reid Park Zoo residents Connie and Shaba are officially on their way to the San Diego Zoo.