Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

Mon, 08/18/2014
Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

"Ntubya" being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery.Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named “Ntubya” after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.

Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

Mon, 08/18/2014
Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

"Ntubya" being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery.Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named “Ntubya” after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.

Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

Mon, 08/18/2014
Chartered flight brings rescued baby elephant “Ntubya” to Zambia orphanage

"Ntubya" being fed in her travel crate as she arrives at Lilayi Elephant Nursery.Last Wednesday, an 18-month-old elephant calf, named “Ntubya” after the village in which she was rescued, safely arrived safely at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery.

On World Elephant Day in India, a “thumbs-up” for the elephants

Mon, 08/18/2014
On World Elephant Day in India, a “thumbs-up” for the elephants

Mayukh talking to some of the 250 students the team worked with on World Elephant Day.In the sweltering humid heat of Delhi, Dr Mayukh Chatterjee, Achintya Tripathi and I were back in school. Figuratively speaking that is...

Congress should follow New York’s example and enhance protections for big cats

Fri, 08/15/2014
Congress should follow New York’s example and enhance protections for big cats

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On Monday, August 11—just one day after World Lion Day—New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law A.9004/S.6903, a bill to prohibit direct contact between the public and dangerous big cats.

Sh*t happens in the Southern Ocean!

More cameras observe more aggregation in White Sea beluga whales

Fri, 08/15/2014
More cameras observe more aggregation in White Sea beluga whales

Researchers observe belugas from an observation point on the shore.

This update on IFAW funded beluga whale research, part of a larger multiyear survey of the Solovetsky beluga whale aggregation near Cape Beluzhi in Russia, was filed on behalf of the team by IFAW Russia staff member Mila Danilova. --MV

Living tortoises do not make good art

Fri, 08/15/2014
Living tortoises do not make good art

An iPad glued to the shell of a tortoise does not indicate respect for the individual animal.Using live animals for art goes against our animal welfare principles.