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*Ringling Blue has cancelled the "elephant walk" in Anaheim CA, citing safety concerns. *San Antonio Zoo TX has said that, in spite of AZA rules, lone Asian female LUCKY (54) will remain at the zoo until she dies; the zoo then plans to bring in 3 young Africans.
 

 Chipolopolo, Rescue - DSWF Zambia
Space4Eles
Posted: Feb 22 2012, 07:30 AM


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CHIPOLOPOLO ...

The abandoned young elephant calf walked into the village of Soweto, at the Mozambique border, enthusiastically running up to people as if he would find his mother ...

"He's a real little fighter so he has been named Chipolopolo in honour of the recent triumph of Zambia's National Football team [the Copper Bullets] who fought their way to the top against all the odds," adds Sport

http://www.davidshepherd.org/news-events/n...ephant-orphans/


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"They need to move and have stimulation. They need to be browsing, foraging, socialising. They need to have reason for movement." Pat Derby, PAWS, on elephants' needs.
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Space4Eles
Posted: Feb 28 2012, 04:01 AM


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Chipolopolo was too weak to survive.

Please see his entry on the "Elephant Deaths" Forum.


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