Posts Tagged ‘elephant’

Fish and Wildlife Service publish final rule on African elephant imports

New restrictions on imports of African elephant hunting trophies and live elephants were adopted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The amendment to the 4(d) rule for African elephants is said to protect and conserve African elephants both in the wild and in captivity. The final rule will only allow trophy and live elephant […]

‘The elephant in the room’: NBC’s McDaniel hiring sparks on-air criticism from one of its own

Ronna McDaniel may have secured a gig as a political contributor at one of America’s top left-leaning news networks, but it’s clear at least some of the journalists there aren’t happy about it. Former “Meet the Press” host and one of America’s most prominent political journalists Chuck Todd castigated the leadership of his own company, […]

Inflation and the Elephant in the Room

I recently came across this excellent article that explains in simple terms the reason for the current spiking inflation. The author focuses on the Icelandic economy, but the situation he describes and the arguments he puts forward apply to more or less the whole world. This article is written by Icelandic engineer Jóhannes Loftsson, a […]

The Pentagon is the elephant in the climate activist room

We can’t keep ignoring its enormous “bootprint.” Source

White elephant $220million 1000-bed quarantine centre is given away for FREE after housing just 730 travellers – at a cost of $300,000 a person

QLD Wellcamp Facility handed over to Wagner Coperation The $220m qurantine camp only held 730 over 14 months It was operated at a cost of $300,000 per unvaxxed person A $220million quarantine centre has been handed over to a property magnate after housing just 730 tourists at the 1,000-bed facility over 14 months.  The Wellcamp […]

The Best White Elephant Gifts, So You Can Absolutely Win the Holiday Party

The holiday season may be full of Nativity scenes, twinkle lights, menorahs, reflections on the good (or bad) behavior of ourselves and others, and general angelic brouhaha—but White Elephant is for the rest of us hellish little biatches. White Elephant is Satan’s time to shine, because it’s your chance to pluck presents that fly deliciously […]

Australia, the White Elephant project colony

The Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance was privileged to attend the recent launch in Brisbane of this very enlightening book. Brought to you by Connor Court Publishing and edited by David Gration, Bruce Kingston and Scott Prasser, White Elephant Parade catalogues some of the biggest, most unworkable white elephants across recent government policy. Given our obvious enthusiasm […]

Were Cyclopes Legends Inspired by Ancient Elephant Skulls?

Ancient Greek mythology is full of fantastic beasts and monsters. One of the most famous examples is the brutal one-eyed race of giants, the cyclopes. Several different cyclopes appeared in various myths.  Read more Section:  News Myths & Legends Europe Read Later  Source

Execution by Elephant Was a Brutal Form of Capital Punishment For 2,000 Years

Elephants are one of the smartest and most powerful animals in the world. It is no wonder then that these magnificent beasts were exploited and trained to be brutal executioners. Read more Section:  News Weird Facts Read Later  Source

India’s elephant god idol makers gear up for mega-festival after Covid hiatus

Plaster-caked workers bustle around colourful idols of the elephant god Ganesha along a narrow Mumbai street, racing to complete the storeys-high statues for one of India’s biggest religious festivals as business booms after a Covid hiatus.

‘India’s Skinniest Elephant’ Found in Captivity on Brink of Death, Until Rescuers Bring Her to Care Center to Heal

An emaciated elephant calf in India was being held by neglectful owners and was on the brink of death. Looking like skin and bones, she suffered from extreme malnourishment—until a community of caring animal activists came to the rescue. When a pro-animal rights individual, Mr. S. Jain, reported witnessing the terrible state Lakshmi the elephant was […]

‘The View’ Replaces Republican Host With Elephant Piñata They Can Hit With Sticks All Day

‘The View’ Replaces Republican Host With Elephant Piñata They Can Hit With Sticks All Day Brought to you by: NEW YORK, NY—After a long and fruitless search for a conservative host willing to subject herself to daily appearances on The View, producers have announced that in lieu of a conservative host, they will instead bring […]

How to deal with the elephant in the room with family over Christmas

20 dec, 2021, A few tips [written as opinion – a mindful hint not literal advice]. If the elephant that has been ignored for so long bursts into the dining room this Christmas and starts trumpeting opinions, perceptions and biases about covid, before engaging, remember that people who are traumatised often cover it up with […]

Elephant In The Room

The Indian elite is given to thinking of the Constitution as some sort of a sacred emblem, and believes that none will dare commit sacrilege against it.But the constitution,however noble a document,is made by people,and it has to be protected by people from damage and danger.When one reads that an MP of the governing party […]

Fed Up Parent At School Board Meeting Identifies The Elephant In The Room: ‘It’s The Jews’

(Jewish News of Greater Phoenix via JTA) Jewish groups are circling the wagons and going into damage control after a parent at a school board meeting — while expressing her concerns over controversial COVID vaccine mandates and Critical Race Theory — stated what everyone knew but was too afraid to say — “It’s the Jews.” […]

Omari Hardy boldly addresses the ‘elephant in the room’ — Palestinian human rights

BDS has become a big issue in the Democratic primary election in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to fill an open seat in Congress. Eleven candidates are running, and Omari Hardy, a 31-year-old state representative and former middle school teacher, has been unapologetic in his support for BDS and Palestinian human rights. He tweeted: I understand that […]

Elephant -Kary Mullis – Police – Autism

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Masks Remain DESPITE The Science, Natural Immunity Elephant In The Room & Vaccine Narrative Meltdown

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | Embed Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Email | RSS Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (8/8/21). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and […]

Another Elephant Herd in Southwest China

Chinese residents liken a quarantine site to a concentration camp in the city of Guangzhou. The facility was set up to combat a surge in the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus there. While under at-home quarantine, a group of Chinese citizens were seen crying out to nearby authorities for help. They explained they’d been stuck inside for […]

As U.S. synagogues start to reopen, Zoom becomes the elephant in the room

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source

The Mûmakil Elephant Slayers Of The Ancient World

In the ancient world elephants were worshiped as divine symbols, harbingers of good luck and the carriers of wisdom, but they were also deployed to intimidate opposing armies and as highly-influential tools of diplomacy. Perhaps the most archetypal image of elephants in the old world occurred around 331 BC when Alexander the Great’s army encountered […]

2 African Elephant Species Now Listed As Endangered, Monitoring Group Says

The two species of African elephants are now both listed as endangered, thanks to a one-two punch of poaching and habitat loss, according to a new assessment. The International Union for Conservation of Nature, or IUCN, on Thursday released an updated version of its Red List, which categorizes more than 37,000 threatened species across the planet. […]

People in Thailand ride elephants to mark National Elephant Day

Elephants were made to dance as people rode them in part of a display on Thailand’s National Elephant Day. Wildlife advocates have long denounced the brutal taming of elephants so they can perform tricks for tourists. A dozen elephants also received large helpings of food to mark the day in Ayutthaya. A Buddhist monk blessed […]

Zookeeper Dies After Being Struck By Elephant’s Trunk

MADRID (AP) — Authorities in Spain’s northern Cantabria region are investigating how an elephant killed a worker at a local zoo. The Cantabrian regional government says 44-year-old Joaquín Gutiérrez died in a hospital on Tuesday, several hours after a female elephant struck him with its trunk while he was cleaning its enclosure at the Cabárceno […]

Elephant mother with calf kills zookeeper with a single strike from trunk

A zookeeper in Spain lost his life while cleaning an elephant after he got hit by its trunk, fell on iron bars on a security gate and injured himself. Joaquin Gutierrez Arnaiz, 44, was a caretaker of the elephants at Cabarceno Natural Park near the northern city of Santander, and was on his duty when […]

Landmark Study Reveals Elephant Tusk Origins Of 16th Century Shipwreck

In 1533, a famous Portuguese trading vessel called the Bom Jesus went missing on its way to India. It sank off the coast of present-day Namibia while it was filled with more than 40 tons of precious cargo, including gold, silver, copper, and more than 100 elephant tusks. Scientists have traced the origins of much […]

Meet Kaavan, the world’s loneliest elephant, transferred from Islamabad Zoo thanks to Cher

He is 36, overweight and friends with a global superstar. After public outcry and campaigning by U.S. singer Cher, the world’s ‘loneliest elephant’ was finally moved from Pakistan to Cambodia. For years Kaavan was living in substandard conditions in an Islamabad zoo. Now he will retire from public view in an animal sanctuary, surrounded by […]

‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’ Kaavan Starts Trip To Cambodia Sanctuary

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo, was readied Sunday for his flight to a sanctuary in Cambodia and the much-needed company of other elephants. The mammoth task of getting him into an elephant-sized metal box for transport took several hours, and was perhaps […]

How Singer Cher Is Helping Kaavan, The ‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iconic singer and actress Cher is in Pakistan to celebrate the departure of Kaavan, dubbed the “world’s loneliest elephant,” who will soon leave a Pakistani zoo for better conditions after years of lobbying by animal rights groups and activists. Because of security concerns, Cher’s schedule was not made public. However, she met […]

Reports on Flynn pardon leave out elephant in the room: Israeli interference in US policy

Donald Trump pardoned his former national security adviser Mike Flynn yesterday, and leading media left out a large part of the basis of Flynn’s conviction: Israeli interference in U.S. foreign policy. They said that Flynn got charged for what he did for Russia. There’s no mention of Israel. First a look back at Flynn’s downfall. […]

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