Hansa: The True Story of an Asian Elephant Baby

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Among the categories of signals and gestures is "play." Our Animal Nutrition Center prepares balanced diets for animals in the collection and our Animal Health Center provides expert veterinary care. Activists have released even more videos of elephant abuse, and local humane authorities have documented wounds and lameness. Pointing had to be a part of things. “What really amazed us about the elephants was that we didn’t find any sign that they were learning it,” says Byrne. “I think it implies that they knew how to do it in the first place.” It’s possible of course that Byrne is wrong about that.

Mubu & Goldie: Her First Elephant (Volume 3)

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You can read more about Moja’s bird drawing here, and here it is: I have to admit that I quite like it. The insidious connection between these two stances is a philosophy that attaches value to specific capacities rather than beings as a whole: If a certain level of intelligence or other properties means animals should be accorded more value, conversely, to Singer the absence of those properties in some people makes those individuals worth less.

The Little Elephant (Education Series)

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At this rate, African elephants face near extinction in just 10 short years. And the Great Auk (Pinguinus impennis), the European Wild Horse (Equus ferus), the Aurochs (Bos primigenius primigenius) and the Eurasian lynx became extinct. They live in grasslands and tropical forests, feeding on legumes, palms and grasses. Jonas’s final and strongest criterion is the grave, which would seem to separate man from animal unambiguously. We are happy to say that Maia and Guida are doing quite well with all of the new activity that is currently going on around them.

Hurty Feelings

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Elephants are intelligent herbivore animals that live in family groups. But being a veteran isn’t a description limited to Homo sapiens. I think they should be a source of entertainment because it provides them with a home and they are also provided with food. Wild or exotic animal includes but is not limited to any nonhuman primate, raccoon, skunk, wolf, wolf hybrid, lion, tiger, or any other warm-blooded animal, poisonous snake or tarantula. LWE supports mitigating conflict through long-term sustainable solutions (e.g. land use planning and crop protection) and motivating villagers to live with wildlife through eco-tourism development and alternative economic strategies.

Elephant Dreams (Children' Dreams Book 1)

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The Indian has the widest range and accounts for the majority of the remaining elephants on the continent. A typical circus act requires that they lie down and rise very quickly several times in a single show. Flamingos are pink because shrimp is one of their main sources of food. Their petals are falling in the soft breeze and sparkling in the sun. This proves sufficiently intimidating.) They are occasionally hunted by some African tribes for meat or as a rite of passage, but not (to these ends) in great numbers.

Nostrapotamus "The Know-it-All" and the Critters of Woodlot

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Fruth thinks there’s more to it, at least for the bonobos. Oh, Wanly! he wailed, and dashed to the food shed. But the animals face an uncertain future. She hypothesizes that the bonobos make a package out of the plant to preserve it so it works farther down in the intestines. Like humans elephants must learn important behaviours as they grow up. Elephants in captivity should ideally be provided with enclosures measuring in the tens or hundreds of acres.

The Purple Elephant: The Journey Home (Volume 2)

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LCA and animal activists have protested Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circuses throughout the United States. Their skin, which appears tough an leathery, is in fact extremely sensitive and requires a great deal of care. But scientists have found a new ally in the struggle to keep elephants from trampling crops: honeybees. Polymerase chain reaction and other amplification techniques in mycobacteriology.

Grannies to the Rescue - Finding Jabulani's Family! (A

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Sleeping occurs at night while the animal is lying down. [79] [91] Elephants average 3–4 hours of sleep per day. [92] Both males and family groups typically move 10–20 km (6–12 mi) a day, but distances as far as 90–180 km (56–112 mi) have been recorded in the Etosha region of Namibia. [93] Elephants go on seasonal migrations in search of food, water and mates. Each and every day we think about Pat and all that she, together with her partner, PAWS Co-founder and President Ed Stewart, have accomplished for captive wildlife.

Pete & Pickles

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Concerning the methods actually employed to kill the animals, there are some discrepancies between the official documents (Fukuda’s final report of September 27, 1943, is reprinted in Ueno, 1982b, 739-740), where only poisoning and starving are mentioned, Fukuda’s memoir (Fukuda, 1982, 96-98) and the description in the history of Ueno Zoo (Ueno, 1982a, 173-177, 180). Cones in some fish are more sensitve to light intensity than the cones in humans, for instance.

It's Easter, Chloe Zoe!

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And that has “helped massively” to protect them, says Rachel Dwyer, a British scholar researching the cultural history of Indian elephants. “India’s elephants have survived in larger numbers than other elephants in Asia.” The elephant-headed god Ganesh, the remover of obstacles, is invoked before every new endeavor. The show underwent 52 inspections with 24 documented violations, many of them minor, from 2005 to 2008, according to the federal Agriculture Department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.