Elephant

Hello world! Asian Elephant born at Melbourne Zoo

In the early hours of the morning of November 15th, Melbourne Zoo welcomed the exciting arrival of a healthy Asian Elephant calf, to superstar mum Dokoon and first time dad, Luk Chai. This birth represents a major success for the Asian Elephant Cooperative Conservation Program for the Endangered species, especially as wild populations continue to decline.  Zoos Victoria is a zoo-based conservation organisation, fighting for a future rich in wildlife. Learn more about their work at zoo.org.au

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Week-old Elephant Calf Explores The Outdoors!

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November 2022. The elephant born in BIOPARC Valencia begins to explore the outdoor installation.

The favorable evolution of the newborn elephant has allowed it to continue its process of adaptation to different areas and can now be seen in the enclosure that recreates the savannah. The Valencian park is launching a special promotion to celebrate this event with a €1 child ticket aimed at protecting nature through the BIOPARC Foundation.

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Shower For Baby Elephant Mali

Given the currently quite mild temperatures, Wuppertal Zoo’s Elephant calf (born October 14th) can get a shower outside! Together with her mother "Tika", the little one clearly enjoys being sprayed with the water hose.

The African elephants in the Wuppertal Zoo are regularly showered and washed for skin care. This also allows the animal care team to make an accurate inspection of the skin condition of the animals and strengthens trust between elephants and animal caretakers.

Video: Claudia Philipp / Lena Peters taken at Zoo Wuppertal


Asian Elephant Delivers Miracle Twins at Rosamond Gifford Zoo

SYRACUSE, NY, November 10, 2022 – The Rosamond Gifford Zoo has made history. Male Asian elephant twins were born to parents Mali and Doc at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo on October 24, 2022.

The zoo is thrilled to announce that Mali and both her calves are currently doing well. For the past two weeks, the elephant care team has been monitoring the twins around the clock to ensure both are thriving.

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Joy For The Live Birth Of The First Elephant At BIOPARC Valencia

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJybz5dNxRJUl8VE_oAdyXw

A basic translation of The Bioparc’s press release follows:

This morning on the 653rd day of pregnancy and under the influence of the full moon, the elephant Matla has given birth in a completely natural way to the first African elephant calf in the Valencian park. The spectacular images of these first hours are being experienced with great emotion by the entire technical team that maintains intensive surveillance. At the moment the upbringing and behavior of the mother and the precious baby are proceeding normally.

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Asian Elephant Born!

Yesterday at 04:08 p.m. Rotterdam Zoo’s Asian elephant Faya gave birth to a male calf! The calf was born indoors, among the rest of the group. This is the first calf for mother Faya, and both are doing well. Faya has great support from her own mother Bangka, who is now a grandmother for the first time. The Blijdorp family now has four generations, which is very special. They will have some time to bond together, so the Taman Indah indoor shelter is closed. Follow the elephant herd between 10:00 and 22:00, live, via the webcam. Read the full birth message at: https://www.diergaardeblijdorp.nl/aziatische-olifant-geboren2022/

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Baby Elephant Named ‘Queen’ At UK’s Largest Zoo 

Elephant calf named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II, who met the calf’s mum on her last visit to ZSL Whipsnade Zoo 

A baby Asian elephant has been named the Thai word for ‘Queen’ at the UK’s largest Zoo, in honour of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s patron, Queen Elizabeth II, who once met the calf’s mum. 

The conservation Zoo gave the privilege of naming the not-so-tiny infant to ZSL conservationists who work in Thailand, protecting endangered, Asian elephants in the wild. The conservationists chose the name Nang Phaya (pronounced ‘nang-pie-yah'), which is an animal-related Thai word meaning ‘queen, or strong, female monarch.’ 

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African Elephant Born At Sosto Zoo

An African elephant was born today at Sosto Zoo in Hungary.

“This is the third offspring of the mother animal, 21-year-old Kwanza, and her mate, 29-year-old Jack, and after a bull born in 2015 and an elephant cow born in 2018, another bull calf was born.

The specialists of the park expected the baby elephant to arrive at the beginning of September, but Kwanza, the mother elephant, "gifted" us almost exactly to the day on the twenty-fifth birthday of our Zoo.

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