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St. Louis Zoo elephant has tuberculosis

A 40-year old Asian elephant at the St. Louis Zoo is being treated for tuberculosis. Full story

Elephants Cooperate, Proving How Smart They Really Are

Elephants naturally understand when to lend a helping trunk much as people know when to lend a helping hand, displaying a complex level of cooperation confirmed only in humans and our closest relatives until now. Full story

Elephant refuge starts anew after founder's firing

Nestled on a secluded tract in the wooded hills of rural Tennessee is a sight that would likely startle an outsider, if outsiders were permitted to see it: the nation's largest sanctuary for old, sick and rescued elephants. Full story

Oldest elephant in North America dies

Taj, the oldest elephant in North America, has died at age 71 at a California theme park, after years of performing for crowds and painting on canvas. Full story

Africa has two species of elephants, not one

Instead of one species of elephant, Africa has two, researchers said on Tuesday, confirming suspicions about the two distinctly different looking pachyderms. Full story

Elephant calf's new home in India

   A day-old Asian elephant calf is abandoned by it's mother and taken to a local zoo by villagers in India. TODAYshow.com's Dara Brown reports.

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An Asian elephant calf, born at the Oklahoma City Zoo in April is seen with her mother, Asha
An Asian elephant calf, born at the Oklahoma City Zoo in April is seen with her mother, Asha

An Asian elephant calf, born at the Oklahoma City Zoo April 15, 2011, is pictured with her mother, Asha, a 16-year old Asian elephant, in Oklahoma City, Thursday, April 28, 2011.

An Asian elephant calf, born at the Oklahoma City Zoo April 15, 2011, is pictured with her mother, Asha, right, a 16-year old Asian elephant, and her aunt, Chandra, left, a 14-year old Asian Elephant, at the zoo in Oklahoma City, Thursday, April 28, 2011.

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People holds candles and pictures of dead elephant Boy during a protest in front of Kiev city administration on April 30, 2010. Ukraine prosecutors are probing the suspected poisoning of 40-year-old Asian elephant Boy who dropped dead at Kiev Zoo on April 26, 2010. Kiev prosecutors quoted by the Int