Read more about the article Cute Nelliephant Born In Spanish Zoo After 653-Day Gestation
Picture shows the African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) Matla and the newborn at BIOPARC Valencia, Spain. The birth occured at 4:20 in the morning during a full moon after a normal gestation parameter, on day 653, she was monitored trough a non-intrusive monitoring using a camera system, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2022. (BIOPARC Valencia/Newsflash)

Cute Nelliephant Born In Spanish Zoo After 653-Day Gestation

This stunning footage shows how an African elephant that had been pregnant for a whopping 653 days finally gave birth at a zoo in Spain. Bioparc Valencia resident Matla gave…

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Read more about the article Customs Seize Elephant Foot Converted Into Velvet-Covered Box  And Posted From England
Picture shows elephant's foot seized by customs in Weil am Rhein, Germany, undated. The package from Great Britain should have reached a recipient in Switzerland. (Hauptzollamt Lörrach/Newsflash)

Customs Seize Elephant Foot Converted Into Velvet-Covered Box And Posted From England

German customs officials in Baden-Wuerttemberg have seized a giant elephant foot sent from the UK that had been converted into a tasteless, velvet-covered container before being posted to a customer…

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Read more about the article Endangered Giant Tortoise Rescued After Being Spotted In Texas City Park
Walter O’Hare, the African Spurred Tortoise (Centrochelys sulcata), being rescued from a park in San Antonio, Texas, USA, undated. He was found walking in the park and rescued by animal control. (@SanAntonioACS/Newsflash)

Endangered Giant Tortoise Rescued After Being Spotted In Texas City Park

An endangered giant tortoise that was found in a city park after apparently getting lost is receiving some well-needed TLC from rescuers at a wildlife centre in Texas. African spurred…

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Read more about the article Wreck Of 207 Year Old Ship Discovered By USA In Gulf Of Mexico
Image of an anchor was taken from the 1836 shipwreck site of brig Industry in the Gulf of Mexico by the NOAA ROV deployed from NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer on the 25th of February 2022. (NOAA Ocean Exploration/Newsflash)

Wreck Of 207 Year Old Ship Discovered By USA In Gulf Of Mexico

The wreck of this 207-year-old whaling ship has been discovered by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the Gulf of Mexico. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA),…

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Read more about the article Giraffe Calf Rejected By Mum And Feeding On Cows Milk Has Been Named ‘Strong’
The giraffe girl named Amari, name which means 'the strong one' in the African language Yoruba. (Tiergarten Schonbrunn/Newsflash)

Giraffe Calf Rejected By Mum And Feeding On Cows Milk Has Been Named ‘Strong’

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The adorable giraffe calf who was rejected by her mother and had to be fed cow’s milk by Austrian zookeepers has been named ‘Strong’ in reference to her tough start…

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Read more about the article Cops Seize Endangered African Elephant Legs Turned Into Stools And Put Up For Sale Online
Civil Guard seized four legs of an African elephant that were on sale online. (Newsflash)

Cops Seize Endangered African Elephant Legs Turned Into Stools And Put Up For Sale Online

Cops in Spain have seized four endangered African elephant legs that were turned into stools and put up for sale on the Internet. The suspects are two unnamed Spanish nationals…

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Read more about the article Experts Study Rare African Parchment In Search Of Clues About The Evolution Of Writing
The transformation of indigenous symbols into Vai letters. (Momolu Massaquoi (1911)/Newsflash)

Experts Study Rare African Parchment In Search Of Clues About The Evolution Of Writing

Experts have studied a rare African parchment in their search for clues about the evolution of writing, which they say has evolved "to become simpler and more efficient". The Max…

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Read more about the article Turk Food Firm Renames Negro Biscuit To Avoid Causing Offence
Turkish food company Eti has changed the name of one of their most consumed biscuits, 'Negro', over racism concerns and named it 'Nero' on 1st December 2021. (Eti/Newsflash)

Turk Food Firm Renames Negro Biscuit To Avoid Causing Offence

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A Turkish food company has changed the name of their 30-year-old chocolate ‘Negro’ biscuit brand to ‘Nero’ to avoid being criticised as racist. The food firm Eti made the announcement…

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Read more about the article Ornate Ivory Comb And African Bowl Among Objects Found In 6th Century Graves For First Time In North Of Alps
Finds in Deiningen, front of the restored comb from 6th century.

Ornate Ivory Comb And African Bowl Among Objects Found In 6th Century Graves For First Time In North Of Alps

Archaeologists have found valuable objects including an ornate ivory comb with stunning carvings and a bowl from Africa in two sixth-century graves in northern Swabia - the first such find…

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