A new Asian elephant has arrived at the National Zoo in Washington, reuniting her with another elephant she once lived with in Sri Lanka.
The Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington is opening an expansive new community center for elephants and hopes to begin expanding its herd.
Police in Washington say circus elephants will close roads in the district.
An animal rights group will pay Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus $9.3 million to settle a lawsuit the circus filed after courts found that activists paid a former circusworker for his help in claiming the circus abused elephants.
A parade of pachyderms is coming to the nation’s capital. Don’t be surprised to see a pack of elephants stomping down the streets of D.C. later this week.