Read more about the article Newborn Endangered Tusker Shelters Under Loving Mum’s Tummy
Picture shows the newborn African bush elephant (Loxodonta africana) interacting with the herd at BIOPARC Valencia, Spain, in November, 2022. The calf and mother are doing well. as she protected and thought the calf species-specific behaviour, during its first week. (Bioparc Valencia/Newsflash)

Newborn Endangered Tusker Shelters Under Loving Mum’s Tummy

This endangered baby elephant is doing well after being born last week as it learns to navigate its surroundings under its mother Matla's watchful eye. The touching images show the baby elephant, still a little unsteady on its legs, getting used to its surroundings. It can be seen interacting with…

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Read more about the article Adorable Newborn Baby Tusker Takes First Wobbly Steps
Image shows elephants at the Diergaarde Blijdorp zoo in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, undated photo. The zoo welcomed a new elephant cub that was born on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022. (Diergaarde Blijdorp/Newsflash)

Adorable Newborn Baby Tusker Takes First Wobbly Steps

Newborn baby elephant takes his first wobbly steps under the watchful eye of his mum shortly after being born. The astonishing video - recorded at the Blijdorp Rotterdam Zoo in the Netherlands - shows the mum in labour as other tuskers gather around to help her. As the calf emerges,…

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Read more about the article Elephants Mourn Matriarch In Mysterious Ceremony
Elephants Pocha, 55, and Guillermina, 22, mother and daughter, were transferred from a small enclosure in Mendoza, Argentina to beautiful natural habitat in in Matto Grosso, Brazil. (Senasa/Newsflash)

Elephants Mourn Matriarch In Mysterious Ceremony

Heartbroken wildlife keepers have told how a beloved elephant was comforted by her family and friends in a touching mourning ritual during her last moments at a sanctuary in Brazil. Veteran tusker Pocha, 55, had been given her first taste of freedom when she was transferred to the Natural Elephant…

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Read more about the article Third Tusker Dies From Herpes Virus At Swiss Zoo
Ruwani (front) with her grandmother Ceyla-Himali (left) and her mother Farha in undated photo at the Zurich Zoo, Switzerland. (Zurich Zoo, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Third Tusker Dies From Herpes Virus At Swiss Zoo

A third elephant has lost its life to the herpes virus within a month at Zoo Zurich. Five-year-old elephant cow Ruwani is the latest animal to die in the zoo’s Kaeng Krachan Elephant Park after passing away on the morning of 23rd July. https://youtu.be/fXum_tf1h-E Zurich Zoo, Nicole Schnyder/Newsflash The zoo…

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Read more about the article Female Tusker Dies Of Herpes Just Days After Her Brother
Female elephant Omysha drinking water at Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. (Zoo Zurich, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Female Tusker Dies Of Herpes Just Days After Her Brother

A second elephant has died of a lethal strain of herpes just days after her younger brother was killed by the virus in a Swiss zoo. Omysha died on 10th July aged eight, just days after being allowed into an enclosure with her brother Umesh's body to mourn him. Keepers…

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Read more about the article Adorable Elephant Calves Try To See Off Safari Tourists
First time safari goers encounter curious young elephants, on the 18th of June, in Hoedspruit, Limpopo, South Africa. (@ranger_ebz/Newsflash)

Adorable Elephant Calves Try To See Off Safari Tourists

This is the adorable moment two elephant calves try out their tusker skills to confront a tourist safari at a South African game reserve. Delighted holidaymakers at the Kapama Private Game Reserve in Limpopo Province watched from their jeeps as the pair confronted them in the bush. The first one…

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