Mammals spend an average of 12 seconds to poop. This is according to a new study that says mammals only take 12 seconds to poop to protect themselves from predators.
The fallen woman, who was not identified, died after the tusk of an elephant entered her lower back and went through her chest.
Few days ago China officially released a notice, closing the first of its state-licensed ivory carving factories and retailers, as part of their "orderly process" to end the widespread poaching of elephants in Africa by the end of 2017 and protect their remaining population.
Asian elephants in Cambodia are listed as endangered. Previous estimates of the elephant population of Cambodia range from 250-600.
On five occasions, the elephants observed managed to stay up for 46 hours straight despite traveling nearly 19 miles in 10 hours.
Abu Camp, the only facility that allows elephant back rides in the country, has been given orders to terminate its elephant back safari.
Oblivious to the ivory trade bran, Uttar Pradesh Khadi and Village Industries Board (KVIC) Deputy CEO A K Shukla invited everyone to the ongoing Khadi Mahotsav in Lucknow, which features the sale of artisanal items made from elephant ivory by locals.
A baby elephant bravely tackled a waging river to save a "drowning" human being. The elephant was seen offering its trunk to the human and at the same time, using its foot to secure the person from the river.
In one of the most horrific cases of animal abuse, an elephant in Langkawi Island, Malaysia has been forced to give rides to tourists all day for 10 years but is prohibited to even lie down to rest.
Hanako, a 69-year old elephant at Tokyo Zoo, has recently died due to respiratory failure after lying on her side for a long time.
Titled Gods in Shackles, Sangita Iyer, an environmental journalists fighting for the freedom of captive elephants were able to capture some of the most morbid scenes behind the glamorous festivities in India.
An elephant used for tours in Cambodia died the other day due to exhaustion and heatstroke. Because of this, tour operators are vowing to lessen working hours for these elephants.
Using ivory DNA, scientists have identified two major elephant poaching hotspots, a discovery that may help police trace the origin of an illegal trade that is decimating African elephant populations.
What has tusk-like front teeth, is the size of a buffalo, and has a bite as strong as a tiger? Josephoartigasia monesi of course, the largest rodent that ever lived.