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.
The footage is the first-ever to document dwarfism in an Asian elephant.
The animal's previous owners were denied their request to reclaim him.
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