Satao The Elephant Killed By Poachers

The Tsavo Trust, a not-for-profit organization located in Kenya, informed the public on Friday that one of their largest and oldest bull elephants was killed by poachers. The elephant’s name was Satao, and he was thought to have been born…

Circus Elephant Returns After Being Shot

Carol the elephant was shot by an unknown assailant in 2013. She has since recovered and returned to the circus to entertain and delight children and adults of all ages. The circumstances of Carol’s shooting are somewhat mysterious and there…

Paul McCartney & PETA Work to Rescue Elephant

Paul McCartney headed a campaign to rescue an elephant from a temple in India after a trip there in 2012. He saw 14-year-old Sunder being obviously mistreated at Jyotiba temple and, with the help of Maharashtra State’s forest department and…

Paul McCartney: Elephant Not Rescued After All

An elephant that was believed to be rescued by ex-Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, has been found abused in a shack. In 2012 McCartney made a trip to India. While on that trip he met Sunder, an elephant that had been…

Elephants Run Rampant in St. Louis

During a Shriners Circus show Saturday at a multipurpose arena near St. Louis, Missouri, three elephants were spooked by a loud noise, and took off into the parking lot. The three female pachyderms escaped their handlers during the “ride-an-elephant” segment…

Thai Elephant Attack, Tourist Trampled To Death

Authorities in Thailand continue their investigation into the death of a woman whose body was found by Thai park rangers on January 18th. The woman has since been identified as Lily Glidden of Freeville, NY. She was 24-years-old. Glidden was…

Chris Christie Not Offended by “Time” Cover

Chris Christie isn’t letting a little playground bullying get to him, according to Yahoo. The politician has long been teased for his heft, and in fact, says it is fair game. However, some say that the Time cover from last…

Zimbabwe Elephant Poacher Sentenced to 15 Years

A Zimbabwe court sentenced a poacher to more than 15 years in prison on Wednesday, for poisoning and killing elephants with cyanide. The conviction was the fourth concerning the poisoning in a month, and the accused still faces charges for…

Elephant Kills Zookeeper In Missouri

An elephant has reportedly showed its aggression and killed the zookeeper that was working with her, in a zoo in Missouri. Patience, an elephant that has a history of aggression toward handlers, attacked and crushed her keeper on Friday morning.…

Kenya Seizes Ivory, Cuts Off Terrorist Funding

Kenyan customs officers in Mombasa have seized almost four tons of elephant ivory in two separate shipments Wednesday, amid a spike in poaching of the animals. The illicit ivory trade on the black market has been discovered to help fund…