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Campaign to retire Pawankali launched

Animal Nepal has launched a campaign to retire zoo elephant Pawankali. The loyal working elephant is now 65 and her eye sight is decreasing. Mr. Juddha Bahadur Gurung, Member Secretary of Nepal Trust for Nature Conservation (NTNC), promised to retire … Continue reading

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Kudos to Nepal government

Kathmandu, 28 December 2012 – AWNN today send a thank you letter to Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai to show its appreciation for the government’s decision not to kill Dhrube. AWNN yesterday organised a demonstration at the Department of National Parks and … Continue reading

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Take action to save Dhrube’s life!

Please write a letter to the government of Nepal to save the life of Dhrube, a tusker who reportedly killed seven people in less than three months. The authorities havve decided to kill him, and he has been shot at, but … Continue reading

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Animal welfare groups deeply saddened by Dhrube’s fate

Animal Wwlfare groups in Nepal have expressed their concern and sadness about the fate of Dhrube, a wild elephant which grabbed the headlines by killing over half a dozen people around Chitwan National Park (CNP) and prompting the locals to … Continue reading

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Kudos to TUI Holland

Kudos to tour operator TUI Holland for saying no to elephant safaris and elephant bathing in Nepal. TUI Holland together with WWF in 2011 launched a campaign against elephant suffering in the tourism industry. Hoping to act as a role … Continue reading

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Peta, AWNN: Cruel training of elephant calves must end

An undercover investigation by PETA India and Animal Welfare Network Nepal (AWNN) reveals that the training of elephants by the Nepalese authorities is cruel and that humane training methods -although introduced in the past- are hardly being implemented. So-called elephant … Continue reading

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EWN: Stop cruel sports involving elephants

In a write up in The Kathmandu Post (The Other Side of The Story, TKP, 2 January 2010) Prateebha Tuladhar reported on abuse of elephants, bulls and horses taking place during the International Elephant Race and Jumbo Pageant. The event was organised … Continue reading

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