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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Thins Wild Elephant Herd the Kind Way

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Animal Care program is again working in Africa to help control Elephant population in a humane manner. I wrote about this back in 2008 when Dr. Mark Stetter led a team of specialists to provide vasectomies for … Continue reading

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Baby Elephant added to herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The elephant herd at Disney’s Animal Kingdom just expanded – by about 288 pounds. That amount represents the weight of the newborn female calf born late last night. Twenty-two-year-old Donna gave birth to the herd’s fifth offspring after gaining more … Continue reading

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Disney Animal Researchers discover Elephant Warning Call

I grew up going to the Zoo in Portland, Oregon. It was known for it’s family of elephants and the excellent care they received. I remember meeting one researcher who had parked herself just outside the elephant observation area with … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Programs improves Elephant Population Control

Back in April I wrote about Disney’s Animal Programs important work on Elephant vasectomies as part of my coverage of the 10th Anniversary of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Disney has recently announced that the team from Disney’s Animal Programs will be … Continue reading

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New Baby Elephant Welcomed to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently welcomed a new baby elephant into the world. Isn’t he cute. 26-year old Moyo, the mother, gave birth to a 327-pound male elephant June 28 after 21 months gestation. 22 months is the average gestation period, … Continue reading

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