Several small steps: Elephant calves caught on camera in Cambodia

First, the good news. Footage from the 46 camera traps deployed by Fauna & Flora International (FFI) in Cambodia's Cardamom Mountains is giving us a privileged insight into the lives of the Asian elephants that roam through ...

Packy, Oregon's beloved elephant, dies at 54

Packy, the Asian elephant who drew international attention when he was born, including an 11-page spread in Life magazine, died Thursday at the Oregon Zoo. He was 54.

Sri Lanka's latest status symbol, a baby elephant

Expensive and high-maintenance, baby elephants have become the ultimate status symbol for Sri Lanka's wealthy elite—a trend that has horrified conservationists and prompted a government crackdown.

Mini-mammoths lived on Crete: scientists (w/ Video)

(Phys.org) -- The smallest mammoth known to have ever lived has been identified by Natural History Museum scientists, and is reported in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B today.

Miracle baby elephant makes public debut

A baby elephant thought to have died in the womb made its first public appearance at Sydney's Taronga Zoo on Sunday, amid predictions it will make a full recovery from its arduous birth.

'Miracle' baby elephant cheats death in birth

A baby elephant believed to have died during a nine-day labour was born alive at an Australian zoo on Wednesday, amazing its keepers and defying expert opinion that such an outcome would take a "miracle".

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