The three-and-a-half tonne calf has come home after her four-year quest at another zoo to fall pregnant failed. Named Csami, she previously lived at a German zoo in Thuringia but was sent to visit a safari park in southern France. The two-and-half metres tall elephant traveled with another female from the zoo , Seronga, in Zookeepers were hoping for the pitter patter of tiny feet, but despite the pair getting intimate a few times no baby appeared. Leaving Csami all alone, her old zookeepers at Erfurt zoo began a petition to bring her back.
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Recently in Addo Elephant National Park , we came across a herd of about 80 elephants and there seemed to be a big commotion so we stopped to watch. Usually males separate females from the herd when they wish to mate with them. However, what made this sighting so interesting was that this male continued to mate with this female in the midsts of the herd. In the Guest Blogger profile, you'll see fresh and exciting content from a range of contributors who have submitted their content to us on a once-off or temporary basis, including press releases, campaigns and exciting adventure and travel tales! Birds , Wildlife. Animal Encounters , Wildlife. News , Wildlife.
Known for their strong family bonds and intelligence, elephants have fascinated humans across time and cultures. As the largest living land mammal, a male African bush elephant typically stands more than 10 feet tall and weighs an incredible 6. Although poachers still kill approximately African elephants every day, conservation groups are working to save elephant populations from extinction. Read on for a dozen things you might not know about elephants, from their long history as a political symbol to their legit firefighting skills. Cartoonists have long depicted the funny juxtaposition of a giant elephant terrified of a tiny mouse.
Footage shows the large mammal walking in front of a row of shops before charging after some onlookers. Forestry officials who identified the young male said he was searching for a mater among his herd before the video was taken. But he became ostracised after a more dominant male denied him a mate and drove him away from the group. Video Loading Video Unavailable.