Meet the creatures with (we think) the most amazing things attached to their bodies.
Zimbabwe says it has 80,000 elephants, but room for only 42,000.
Our species often struggles to accept female leaders, but for certain animals, ruling females are the norm and not the exception.
The parent-child combo were brought back together at a park in Thailand, in footage that's tugging at the Internet's heart.
In Zimbabwe, the transformation from poacher to elephant savior isn't just a personal choice, it is a financial one.
The procedure is the latest step in longer-term efforts to 'de-extinct' a creature that has not roamed Earth in thousands of years.
Bowing to criticism from animal rights groups, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will soon end use of their emblematic Indian stars.
Get a snapshot of the plight of Sumatran elephants in this infographic.
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