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Wildlife protectionists urge Obama to discuss elephant poaching in Africa

TANZANIA (eTN) – The escalating crisis on the poaching of elephants and trade of bloody ivory from Africa is a priority issue in which US President Barack Obama should broach during his week-long to

Sri Lanka elephant lives up to his Rambo name

I first set eyes on Rambo in the early 1990s when I started visiting the Uda Walawe National Park. He was a young male elephant at that time, with a very calm demeanor.

Elephants invade Colombo city

During the full moon (which is a holy day for Buddhists) each February, the big temple in the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka (the Gangaramaya Temple) hosts a big pageant (perehera), where gaily-decorated,

Explorer attempts to walk entire length of Zambezi River

David Lemon, the 67-year-old explorer and writer who is attempting to walk the entire length of the Zambezi River, arrived in Siavonga on October 20, 2012.

Elephant Charge comes to Zambia

The Elephant Charge is an annual off-road motorsport challenge held in the Zambian bush to raise money for conservation and wildlife education causes.

Popular Uda Walawe National Park in Sri Lanka

SRI LANKA (eTN) - A recent visit to the popular Uda Walawe National Park (UWNP) in the southeastern region of Sri Lanka saw the park quite dry, with the beginning of the long drought period.

Would elephant fancy a game of cricket?

A bemused wild elephant watches a game of cricket being played by off-duty Army personnel at the army camp close to Lahugala National Park in the southeastern part of Sri Lanka.

Revenge killings of elephant shock Kenya

(eTN) - News emerged from conservation sources in Nairobi that members of a gang of poachers, allegedly led by one Adan Kanjur, inflicted cruel death on a family of 5 elephant south of Kora National P

Uganda’s window-shopping elephant poisoned

UGANDA (eTN) - The female elephant, recently risen to fame when pictures were published in the Uganda media about walking along the Katunguru roadside stores, was apparently poisoned and found dead.

Lone elephant settles in Katunguru

UGANDA (eTN) - Tourists and Ugandan travelers alike are reportedly now able to greet a lone elephant who has made it a habit to come out of Queen Elizabeth National Park (QENP) and take strolls throug

If an elephant is not seen, does the elephant not exist?

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe - Most of us know the philosophical riddle, "If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?" What about if a tourist to Africa comes to hunt elep

Elephant kills Swiss tourist in Thailand

BANGKOK — An elderly Swiss woman was trampled to death and four other tourists were injured when elephants they were riding fought with each other in Thailand, police said Thursday.

The missing Raja of Uda Walawe National Park

SRI LANKA - The Uda Walawe National Park (UWNP), situated in the southeastern part of the island of Sri Lanka, is certainly one of the best locations to see wild elephants all year around.

Five tourists injured in elephant attack in Kaziranga

An elephant attacked a jeep ferrying tourists from a wildlife safari and injured all five of them at the famed Kaziranga National Park in Assam Monday.

Tanzania tour operator offers belated response to elephant controversy

Late last year this correspondent featured an item of a camp manager in Tanzania’s Serengeti national park gone who had gone AWOL when an elephant carcass was found near the camp with its tusks miss

US tourists trampled to death by elephant in Kenya

An American tourist and her one-year-old child have been trampled to death by an elephant in Kenya, officials say.

Abu Camp’s Mthondo released into the wild

On July 15 2009 Mthondo, a 36-year-old male elephant, was released from Abu Camp's captive herd into the wild.

Elephant tramples tourist to death in India

GAUHATI, India - A 60-year-old Dutch tourist has been trampled to death by a wild elephant at a national park, an Indian official said Tuesday.

Go native on the back of elephant

The reputation of Koh Chang is not only boosted by its beautiful emerald waters or its powdery white sandy beaches, but also by its pristine natural treasures, inviting and enticing you to experience

Elephant shot dead ‘for braai’ in front of tourists

An elephant was shot dead - allegedly for a local chief's "braaivleis party" - in front of several tourists in the Bwabwata Park in the Caprivi Region last week, causing many of the shocked visitors t

Anantara Golden Triangle named in top 10 ‘World’s Most Responsible Hotels’

Anantara Golden Triangle Resort & Spa has been selected as one of the most socially responsible hotels in the world by Forbes Traveler. Only 10 hotels were hand-picked for inclusion in the list which honors environmental endeavors and guest experiences that Forbes Traveler describes as “milestones of hotel-sponsored humanitarian aid”.