Trump Admin To Allow Elephant Trophy Imports On 'Case-By-Case' BasisThe federal government has quietly said it will consider big game trophy imports on a "case-by-case" basis, deciding an issue that split President Donald Trump and his Interior Department.
Trump Delays New Policy on Importing Elephant PartsPres. Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts."
Trump Ends Obama-Era Ban On Import Of Elephant Trophies From ZimbabweThe Trump administration announced it would be taking steps to allow the import of sport-hunted trophies from elephants hunted in Zimbabwe, overturning another Obama-era policy.
Former Aussie Sniper Joins Battle Against Rhino, Elephant PoachersA former soldier for the Australian military is now an animal activist using skills honed in combat to fight the scourge of poaching in South Africa,
Ringling Bros.' Final Show Coming To Facebook LiveThe final circus show will be on the evening of May 21, streamed live on the social media network and on the circus's website...
Circus Coming To Oakland Won't Have ElephantsThe Ringling Brothers Circus comes to Oakland this weekend, and for the first time in the Bay Area, the show will not bring elephants.
San Francisco Zoo Calls Attention To Ivory Trade On World Elephant DayFriday marks World Elephant Day, and the San Francisco Zoo is calling attention to the illegal ivory trade. The Bay Area is among the largest markets for ivory in the U.S.
Ringling Bros.' Performing Elephants Take A Final BowRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus bid farewell to its performing elephants on Sunday...
California Could Be First State To Ban Using Bullhooks On ElephantsCalifornia would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.
SF Supes To Vote On Ban Of Performances Using Wild AnimalsSan Francisco is poised to ban performances using bears, lions, elephants and other wild animals.
San Francisco Is 2nd Leading City In U.S. For Ivory Imports Despite California Ban On Elephant PartsThe ivory trade continues to thrive and is certainly having an impact on the elephant population, but the SF SPCA's Dr. Jennifer Scarlett informs that San Francisco is the second leading city in the United States for ivory imports.
Ringling Bros. Circus To End Elephant Acts By 2018The circus' parent company, Feld Entertainment, said the acts will be phased out by 2018, citing growing public concern about the animals' treatment.