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Wild Elephants Live Longer Than Their Zoo Counterparts

Wild Elephants Live Longer Than Their Zoo Counterparts | sloths | Scoop.it
Saddled with obesity and stress, captive elephants in European zoos die considerably earlier than wild elephants in protected areas of Africa and working elephants in Asia, a new study says.
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Save Elephants from the Ivory Trade

Save Elephants from the Ivory Trade | sloths | Scoop.it
96 elephants are slaughtered every day to supply ivory to China. The legal ivory trade in China is acting as a cover for illegal ivory, increasing elephant poaching.

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Sloth Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids

Sloth Facts and Pictures -- National Geographic Kids | sloths | Scoop.it
Read facts, look at pictures and watch videos of sloths on National Geographic Kids.
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Dock staffer held for trying to sell elephant tusks

Dock staffer held for trying to sell elephant tusks | sloths | Scoop.it

The Dharavi police have arrested an employee of Indira Dock, along with two of his accomplices, while they were trying to sell elephant tusks worth around Rs 5 lakh in the international market.


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Erap: Elephant Mali to get friends, stay at Manila Zoo

Erap: Elephant Mali to get friends, stay at Manila Zoo | sloths | Scoop.it
 Elephant Mali will stay at the Manila Zoo, which will be turned into a world-class facility for animals, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said Friday.

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