elephants

Hard times for elephants

Restrictions on elephants' free movement, scarcity of their food and development work in their habitats by government and non-government organisations fuelled the elephant-human conflict in the country, leading to deaths on both sides.

September 24, 2017
September 24, 2017

Passage for elephants blocked

The natural corridors for around 50 wild elephants in Ukhia's reserve forest area have been blocked by temporary camps set up for the helpless Rohingya refugees.

August 12, 2017
August 12, 2017

Hard times for elephants

Restrictions on elephants' free movement, scarcity of their food and development work in their habitats by government and non-government organisations fuelled the elephant-human conflict in the country, leading to deaths on both sides.

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Sri Lanka eyes elephant menace at stadium!

Sri Lanka attempts to stop wild elephants straying onto the pitch by deploying game wardens when the country hosts Zimbabwe for a series of one-day internationals at the Hambantota stadium.

January 31, 2016
January 31, 2016

Tanzania poachers kill British pilot

A British helicopter pilot has been shot dead by elephant poachers in Tanzania, the conservation charity for which he was working has said.

April 2, 2015
April 2, 2015

BGB man among 2 trampled by elephants

Wild elephants said to have trampled a Border Guard Bangladesh trooper and a woodcutter in Cox’s Bazar and Chittagong in separate incidents.

March 26, 2015
March 26, 2015

Heave, ho: Elephants rescue 18-wheeler stranded on Louisiana road

The truck's driver, also an elephant trainer, walks the elephants out of the cargo compartment and directs them to help prop up the vehicle.