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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Disney’s live-action ‘Dumbo’ is cute, but the Tim Burton ruins a bad script with an even worse ending

As Disney continues to remake their animated classics into live-action adaptations, Dumbo seemed like a doomed project from the beginning. The lovable elephant with giant ears is certainly cute in this new incarnation, More...

By Oscar Nkala On Friday, August 24th, 2018
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Suspected Zambian poachers abandon 172 kilograms of elephant tusks in Zimbabwe

A group of suspected Zambian poachers have abandoned 172 kilograms of elephant tusks following a skirmish with Zimbabwean game rangers inside the world-acclaimed Hwange National Park. Ivory, a hunting rifle, dried More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
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PETA wins as Nabisco’s animal crackers will have redesigned packages to show animals ‘free’

The circus is bad…no, evil. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) can chalk up a victory by getting Nabisco to change the picture on its animal cracker boxes so the animals appear in an uncaged More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Former Botswana President Ian Khama appointed Africa representative for Conservation International

US-based global wildlife and nature organization Conservation International has appointed former Botswana President Ian Khama as a Distinguished Fellow and regional representative for Africa. Former President Khama More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 30th, 2018
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‘Phoenix Wilder: And The Great Elephant Adventure’ comes to theaters on April 16

Moviegoers can take a ride through the African plains with two unexpected friends when “Phoenix Wilder: And The Great Elephant Adventure” comes to U.S. cinemas for one night this April. This family-friendly More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Dr Gordon Wilson’s ‘Riot and the Dance’ presents a nature documentary with a Christian theme

Against the backdrop of the Genesis creation narrative, Dr. Gordon Wilson’s The Riot and the Dance attempts to open eyes of audiences to God’s handiwork, a glorious perfection that amazes and confounds. Part More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Tim Burton hired to direct ‘Dumbo’ film, PETA speaks out

Disney has plans to retell Dumbo with Tim Burton behind the director’s chair, and PETA wasted no time in calling for  some changes this time around. Specifically, they want Burton to change the ending to More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Disney’s ‘The Hundred-Year-Old-Man’ faces new animal cruelty accusations

PRESS RELEASE: Animal Defenders International (ADI) has condemned The Walt Disney Company Nordic for its use of an abused circus elephant in upcoming movie ‘The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, November 5th, 2012
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Paper describes the Korean speaking Asian elephant named ‘Koshik’

A study by researchers from the University of Vienna documents a 22-year-old male Asian elephant that imitates human speech, according to a Sci-News. com report Friday. Video Screen Shot/ Daniel Mietchen via Wikimedia More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
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Ants protect trees from elephants

Ants are not out of their weight class when defending trees from the appetite of nature’s heavyweight, the African elephant, a new University of Florida study finds. Columns of angered ants will crawl up into More...


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