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Woolly mammoth skeleton found in lake in Russia's Arctic

Part of its skull, several ribs and foreleg bones, some with soft tissue still attached to them, were retrieved from Russia's remote Yamal peninsula above the Arctic circle on July 23

By REUTERS
28/07/2020
Elephants, hippos central to prehistoric human diet, Israeli scholars say

Two Israeli researchers have proposed a new theory about the prehistoric human diet and how its evolution led to significant cultural and technological developments.

Elephant (illustrative).
Mystery deaths of 275 elephants in Botswana under investigation

Poaching has been ruled out as the carcasses were found intact.

By REUTERS
02/07/2020
‘THE ELEPHANT in the Room,’ by #Banksy
'The Elephant in the Sukkah’

The elephant is both inside and outside the sukkah. Which is similar to living with grief: You’re part of the world but at the same time, you’re not fully in it.

By SHERRI MANDEL
10/10/2019
Two elephant ivories retrieved by the Civil Administration at the Allenby Bridge crossing in October
Israeli Nature and Parks Authority imposes new regulations on ivory

The NPA will prohibit all trade in ivory and products resembling ivory, such as mammoth ivory.

By LEON SVERDLOV
17/08/2019
A new-born Asian elephant
Knesset rejects domestic Israeli ban on ivory trade

The Knesset plenum rejected a bill on Wednesday that proposed a nationwide ban on the domestic trade of ivory products.

Elephant (illustrative).
Bomb-sniffing elephants trained in South Africa

Could elephants be replacing dogs as go-to bomb-sniffer?

By REUTERS
24/02/2015
L'éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv
L’éléphant blanc de Tel-Aviv

La « nouvelle » gare routière centrale croupit dans un semi-abandon, avec un monde clandestin étrange, presque invisible, bourdonnant d’activité

By SHLOMO MAITAL
09/12/2014
Elephants
My Word: Elephants of war

Like the pachyderms in the Ramat Gan Safari, we have thick skins, long memories and the overwhelming instinct as a herd to protect our young.

A new-born Asian elephant
Baby elephant stomps its way into Ramat Gan Safari

New-born Asian calf stands with its mother and grandmother, marking three-generations of elephants at the safari.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
04/08/2013
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