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
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
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.
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