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Elephants Of Eden Park Accused Of Animal Cruelty

An African elephant park has been accused of treating its elephants inhumanely. An animal rights group in South Africa accused the park of cruelty after a video that shows park staff members mistreating the animals, was discovered. “The footage shows …

Shot Elephant Returns: “Carol” Will Perform With Ringling Brothers And Barnum & Bailey Circus

Carol, the circus elephant who was shot last year, returns to the ring in Tupelo, Miss. where the incident occurred. She will be performing with the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The 40-year-old elephant was the victim of …

Elephants Escape Circus And Damage Parked Vehicles In Missouri

Three female elephants escaped from the Moolah Shrine Circus in St. Charles’ Family Arena on Saturday and damaged several vehicles as they traipsed along the parking lot. The elephants escaped from the children’s ride section of the circus; fortunately, there …

Elephants are Acute Listeners of Human Voices Elephants are Acute Listeners of Human Voices

The 1967 Disney classic, The Jungle Book, provided the American populace (and unfortunately the Republican party) with one of our most favorite adages: “An elephant never forgets.” Despite championing this particular phrase multiple times throughout the movie, the writers also …

Drunk Woman Enters Elephant Pen At Denver Zoo Drunk Woman Enters Elephant Pen At Denver Zoo

The elephants at the Denver Zoo had an unexpected visitor on Monday night. A woman, identified as Kelly Flynn, was apparently extremely disoriented, and made her way into the elephant pen unknowingly. It was originally reported that, as Flynn made …

Bob Barker Spends $1 Million Relocating Elephants Bob Barker Spends $1 Million Relocating Elephants

Who knew the former “Price is Right” host, Bob Barker, had a passion for elephants? Apparently, he spent nearly $1 million to relocate three elephants from the Toronto Zoo in Ontario, Canada, to an elephant sanctuary in San Andreas, California. …

Nike Elephant Shoe is the Company’s Largest Ever Nike Elephant Shoe is the Company’s Largest Ever

It’s a given that the seven-foot-tall stars in the NBA have Nike shoes that are huge. None of them, however, compare to the largest shoe that Nike ever made. Early this month, Nike PR Director Heidi Burgett tweeted out a …

God of War: Ascension Trailers Released God of War: Ascension Trailers Released

The teaser trailer for God of War: Ascension gave nothing away, so some of the loudest cheers at Sony’s E3 press conference were for Kratos. The crowd roared as their favorite former Spartan plunged his blade into the brain (literally, …

GoDaddy Looks Unscathed By Bob Parsons Elephant Killing GoDaddy Looks Unscathed By Bob Parsons Elephant Killing
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If you want to boost sales for your business, kill an elephant. No, seriously – take a video of yourself shooting an elephant in the dark as well as the subsequent slaughtering and throw it up on YouTube. Then, advertise …

GoDaddy CEO Links to More Footage From Controversial Elephant Killing GoDaddy CEO Links to More Footage From Controversial Elephant Killing
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Every time we think GoDaddy has tried to put to rest the controversy over CEO Bob Parsons killing an elephant, Parsons brings it back up. This time he has tweeted a link to a a cover story for NRA digital …

eBay To Implement Global Ban On Ivory Sales
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eBay has announced it will institute a global ban on the sale of all types of ivory that will go into effect January 1, 2009.

The move comes after an investigative report from the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) that found more than 70 percent of all endangered species products listed for sale on the Internet occur in the United States.