The Brief: The EU is facing increasing pressure for tighter regulation on ivory trade within its borders. Despite calls for a shutdown, a panel from the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species or CITES, decided to push back the decision to next year.
Five elephants were rescued this week after getting trapped in a large muddy hole in Malaysia.
Local media reported that the elephants were found stuck on August 20. in an abandoned illegal mining pool, located in Pahang's forest reserve, about 200 kilometres east of capital Kuala Lumpur.
Daela, an African elephant and Dunja, an Asian are both former circus performers.
Meet the latest addition to the elephant family at Vienna's Schönbrunn Zoo.
An iconic 50-year-old elephant bull was killed in Namibia by a hunter authorised by the government to do so.
An elephant calf was rescued from a lake by forest authorities on Friday (May 10), after becoming separated from its mother in India's northeastern Kamrup district.
“He was a determined and big-hearted who devoted his life to serving his country."
A day after thousands of Thais celebrated the coronation of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn, another group appeared to pay respect to the new king.
The Songkran festival sees elephants and humans splashing and spraying each other with water.
The animals showed no mercy as they slurped up water and sprayed children and adults alike to help them cool off.
He was eventually led back to the safety of the forest.
A wild elephant, rejected by his herd by another male, was forced to wander the streets of Meng'a Town in southwest China's Yunnan Province and destroyed almost 10 vehicles.
There are only 38,000 Asian Elephants left in the world, so the birth of a female calf at a Belgian zoo is an important event for the conservation of the species.
A sanctuary in Thailand hopes classical music can 'rehabilitate the souls' of the old, overworked and disabled elephants it cares for.
A mammoth operation to remove infected tusk
Pangolins, elephants, rhinos — they might live far from the UK, but in London today they are taking centre stage. A two day international conference on the illegal wildlife trade hosted by the UK government is kicking off.
Study shows that illegal ivory trading continues in EU
For the first time since 1980, rare twin elephants have been born at the Amboseli National Park in Kenya.
Nine elephants, painted with flags of countries competing in the 2018 event in Russia, played a 15-minute football match to raise awareness against illegal gambling
Easter holiday traffic was thrown into chaos when a truck transporting five elephants rolled on a motorway in Spain.
A major operation has begun to transport 30 elephants to a National Park in Kenya.
A surveillance camera at a border checkpoint captured the sneaky elephant’s movements in the early hours of Saturday.
Wildlife campaigners are applauding China's total ban on the commercial sale of ivory.
The ban came into effect on New Year's Eve.
A wildlife conservation craft group donated the blankets to help the animals deal with falling temperatures
A group of elephants have been getting into the festive spirit, dressing up as Santa Claus and handing out gifts to students at Jirasartwitthaya school.
But the threat of extinction remains for African elephants in other parts of the continent.