African Elephants Arrive At Dallas Zoo After Special FlightIn North Texas airline flights come and go, but just after midnight a specially designed 747 landed with some very unique cargo. There were 17 elephants aboard the plane. They were transported all the way from Swaziland to Alliance Airport in Fort Worth.
Animal-Rights Group Moves To Block Zoos' Elephant ImportLast month a group decried actions by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to allow young African elephants to be shipped to the Dallas Zoo and two other U.S. zoos. Now, another group has sued to stop those zoos.
Dallas Zoo's Oldest Female Elephant 'Mama' Dies At Age 45The Dallas Zoo has announced the death of the matriarch of the Zoo’s 'Golden Girls,' it's oldest female elephant 'Mama.'
Texas Safari Club Withdraws Elephant Hunt From AuctionA Texas hunting club has canceled plans to auction off a chance to kill an African elephant, the club's executive director said Saturday.