'A global conservation disaster': Fury as Botswana sells 60 elephant shoot permits to trophy-hunters

‘The species will be more prone to disease and the risk of extinction is greater,’ says wildlife activist Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/botswana-elephant-kill-auction-trophy-hunt-shoot-extinct-africa-a9325041.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jane Dalton

Elephant found wandering around five-star hotel in Sri Lanka

Natta Kota, a male Asian bull elephant, regularly roams around corridors of Jetwing Yala hotel Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/elephant-hotel-sri-lanka-video-jetwing-yala-a9292711.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Samuel Lovett

Poison and explosives used to kill elephants as record numbers die in Sri Lanka

Nearly 400 targeted last year in revenge for ‘crop-raiding’ after habitats taken over Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/elephants-killed-sri-lanka-dead-crop-raiding-poison-explosive-endangered-species-a9280831.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jane Dalton

Professional hunters shoot research elephant dead and destroy collar to cover up killing

Shooting bears similarities to that of Cecil the lion who was also a research animal Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/elephant-killed-botswana-professional-hunters-licence-wildlife-crisis-a9247676.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Harry Cockburn

Two endangered elephants found dead in a week, raising fears animals are being poisoned and electrocuted

Species on ‘brink of extinction’ loses another two members Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/endangered-sumatran-elephants-found-dead-poisoned-electrocuted-indonesia-wwf-a9213646.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Jessica Damiana, Tabita Diela

Clever elephant deftly destroys electric fence en route to midday snack (VIDEO)

Elephants are often considered to be one of the smartest animals on Earth, and freshly captured video footage shows just how far these crafty creatures will go for a snack, in a ‘shocking’ display of patience and skill. On Monday, Indian Forest Services officer Susanta Nanda shared video of an elephant elegantly evading an electrically […]

Elephant named after Osama bin Laden kills five people in India

‘In the past Laden has also attacked our villages and killed people and destroyed our paddy fields,’ villager says Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/elephant-osama-bin-laden-kills-people-assam-india-a9182511.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Samuel Osborne