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06Jul/17

The Women Who Live Alongside Rhinos In India

This is a guest post by Bikash Kumar Bhattacharya, republished from Mongabay with permission.  Kasema Khatun’s tiny, thatched-roof house lies just a few feet from the swaying elephant grass thickets of OrangRead More…

24Jun/11

Raised by Humans, Elephant now Part of Wild Herd

Here is extremely good news coming from Manas National Park in Assam. An elephant re-integrated into the wild a few months back under the Elephant Reintegration Project has been accepted by its wild mates and is now part of a herd. Considering that the elephant was hand-raised by humans, it is no simple accomplishment for the not-so-wild animal to be accepted and given a place in a wild herd.