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  • Humane Society International offers South African wildlife-viewing vacations with a conscience

     
    Not all "ecotourism" is actually as animal-friendly as one might like to think. So if wildlife encounters like swimming with dolphins are out for many animal lovers, what's in? A new option called Humane Travels is now available to folks...
  • Two elephants from San Diego arrive at L.A. Zoo

     
    Two Asian elephants have arrived at their new home, the Los Angeles Zoo, about a month before the scheduled opening of their new exhibit. Tina and Jewel, estimated to be 43 to 45 years old, are on indefinite loan from...

    Billy the elephant makes the most of a cool new enclosure at L.A. Zoo

     
    One Los Angeles resident had no trouble dealing with the 90-plus degree weather Thursday. Billy, the Los Angeles Zoo's 25-year-old Asian elephant, showered under a waterfall and dug into river sand in his new enclosure at the zoo in steamy...

    Australia's Taronga Zoo welcomes its first female Asian elephant calf

     
    SYDNEY — Sydney's premier zoo is celebrating the birth of its first female Asian elephant -- a 270-pound (120-kilogram) calf who is doing well. Taronga Zoo director Cameron Kerr said in a statement that the birth Tuesday means that Australia...

    Elephant-smuggling ring busted by Indian police

     
    GAUHATI, India -- Indian police busted an elephant-smuggling ring in the northeastern state of Assam, arresting five people and seizing three wild elephants, two of them calves, authorities said Monday. Documents seized during the operation Sunday night...