There's a long list of cruelty to elephants in the name of entertainment, trophy hunting and tourism. To that list, 'elephant crushing' is another form of maltreatment that needs to be added to the list.
It's time to be getting ready for St. Patrick's Day again. There is nothing like decking your halls with shamrocks, lyres, and leprechauns, but you might as well do it with style. These adorable Shamrock Elephants Salt and Pepper Shakers are perfect for this holiday.
This issue is complex and counterintuitive. The hunting fraternity of trophy hunters is under the assumption trophy hunting is helping to conserve those very animals on the critically endangered list.They beiieve this is done under the name of conservation
Do you remember this African fable: There once lived a colossal, clumsy animal named "Elephant" who had a thorn in his foot and a minuscule, fluffy, rodent named "Mouse" that was the only creature able to pull it out?
After People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) accused circuses of cruelty repeatedly over the years, they finally ceased using elephants altogether, and actually retired the older ones to sanctuaries they created.
Along the Masai Mara Reserve in Kenya, bloodhounds are successfully tracking elephant poachers in a deadly game of the hunter becoming the hunted. Read on for more about this noble attempt to save the African elephant from certain extinction.