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Elephant in the room? No Jumbos in Jharkhand!

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Elephant in the room? No Jumbos in Jharkhand!

Jamshedpur, Jharkhand:  A three-day synchronised elephant census is going on  in four  states of Jharkhand, Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh today to avoid duplication and arrive at a more accurate count for the first time in India. Part of the 7th All India Elephant Census under Project Elephant, the census is deploying an identical set of […]

Sept 22: Elephant Appreciation Day

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Sept 22: Elephant Appreciation Day

September 22 is Elephant Appreciation Day! I am from the Northeast of India, and the elephant is an important animal not only in North Bengal, Assam and surrounding states, but also in jungles throughout India. Elephants are hugely important in our History and culture. So why can’t we Indians get together and make September 22 […]

Slain elephants are hot news in Sri Lanka

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Slain elephants are hot news in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO : Elephants are considered as ‘holy’ in Sri Lanka, and there are just about 7,000 of them left. So when a passenger train hit and killed an elephant and three calves in northern Sri Lanka on Wednesday (Aug 17), it has become national news here. The elephants were crossing a newly upgraded railway line […]