Dallas Zoo Announces Baby Elephant's Name On Reunion TowerThe elephant calf is named Ajabu, which means “wonder,” “amazing,” and “extraordinary.”
Zoos, Feds Ask Court To Dismiss Elephant Importation LawsuitFederal wildlife officials and three U.S. zoos want a judge to drop a lawsuit against the recent importation of African elephants.
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.