All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Elephants’

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 elephant calves and juvenile elephants being chained, roped and stretched, shocked with electric cattle prods and hit with bull hooks,” …

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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 a drive-by shooting that occurred in April last year when Carol was on a tour with “The Greatest Show on …

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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 were no children on the elephants at the time. Loud noises from the circus audience may have spooked the animals, …

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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 consistently mock the quotation, turning the elephants into cantankerous old fools. If only the writers knew how correct they were …

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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 her way into the pen, she received a high-voltage shock from the electric fence. However, police later determined that she …

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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. “Elephants don’t belong it Canada, it’s too cold,” Barker said. “These three were confined to a barn most of the …

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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 couple of pics of the shoe, which she stated belonged to an elephant. Nike made the shoe, which has both …

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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, the brain) of a bipedal mace-trunked elephant. Sony also showed off the multiplayer mode for God of War: Ascension at …

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