KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Two youth entrepreneurs are producing paper from elephant dung for the first time in Sauraha, Chitwan. Keeping the proper elephant dung management and deforestation in case of producing paper in mind, they came up with the idea of producing paper out of elephant dung.
CHITWAN, July 24: Popularly known as Ronaldo, a wild elephant has stolen people’s peace of mind in settlements near the Chitwan National Park. On Monday night it wreaked havoc in Janakpur village of Khairhani Municipality – 12. Ronaldo entered a resident, Homenath Dhamala’s house and scattered off around four quintals of rice in store.
JOHANNESBURG, June 16: One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which experts call an extraordinary development in an area larger than Switzerland where thousands of the animals have been slaughtered in recent years.
A colony of elephant seals took over a beach in Northern California during the government shutdown when there was no staff to discourage the animals from congregating in the popular tourist area, an official said.
Training process of animals used in entertainment is inhumane and cruel. Elephants are trained by scaring them like showing fire and pricking with needle. Likewise, oxen are trained by torturing, beating and captivating.
LUSAKA , Nov 27: Britain’s Prince Harry on Monday offered Zambia support with boosting the country’s dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his pregnant wife Meghan.
ITAHARI, Oct 24: To the great joy and excitement of the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve fraternity, Shovakali, a 52-year-old elephant, gave birth to a healthy calf on 5 October. Though the calf, which the reserve family finds ‘cute’ and has been their darling, its safety remains a challenge for them to overcome.
AFRICAN elephants could become extinct within decades unless poaching is halted, British campaigners warned yesterday. The Born Free Foundation said an elephant is being killed every 25 minutes to feed the illegal trade in ivory, treasured in the Far East for its alleged medical properties.
DAMAK, Feb 25: Elephant menace has continued unabated in Jhapa and western Ilam, putting lives and property at risk. On Saturday alone, two locals from Birtamod Municipality-7 of Jhapa lost their lives in a wild elephant attack. With this, the elephants have killed three people in just one month.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A ban on ivory sales in China, the world's largest importer and end user of elephant tusks, takes effect on Sunday with wildlife activists calling it a vital step to reducing the slaughter of the endangered animals.
WASHINGTON, Nov 21: Conservation groups sued the U.S. government on Monday over a plan to allow hunters to bring home elephant and lion trophies from Zimbabwe, following changing statements about the possible move by President Donald Trump’s administration.
JHAPA, May 9: District Forest Office (DFO), Jhapa, has forwarded a process to create an 'Elephant Corridor' to reduce the terror of wild tuskers that has been a great nuisance and threat for the locals.