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Animals with emotions

Those of us who own pets wouldn’t deny it. Do animals have emotions? In this TED talk, Carl Safina, who has a PhD in ecology and is the Professor for nature and humanity at Stony Brook University, and the founding President of the not-for-profit, Safina Centre, provides a different perspective on animals. Carl says humans …

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The new Adore Animals

Although we’ve said goodbye to the Foundation, the good news is, we’ve decided to stick around, at least for awhile! Adore Animals, as a group of animal devotees, will keep providing information and education about animals, with the aim of inspiring positive solutions for the benefit of animals and fostering positive relationships between humans and animals. We’ve kept most …

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Jenny and Shirley

Just to watch these two old elephants, Jenny and Shirley, gives you the most perfect picture of what friendship is about. This remarkable story of friendship began twenty-two years ago at a circus when Jenny was a calf and Shirley was in her twenties. Back then, they only spent one winter together before they were …

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Myf helps celebrate World Animal Week

Australian radio and television personality, Myf Warhurst, celebrates World Animal Week with animal welfare organisation, Animal Aid. The multi-talented, Australian entertainer has officially become ‘A Friend of Animal Aid’ where she’ll join Australian opera singers, Suzie Taylor and Tiffany Speight to help promote the Victorian animal welfare organisation and its programs, not only during World …

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Elephant entertainment

Joyce Poole has a PhD in elephant behaviour from Cambridge University and is co-founder of Elephant Voices, an organisation aimed at securing a kinder future for elephants through research and the sharing of knowledge. Joyce has studied the social behaviour and communication of elephants for more than 30 years, dedicating herself to their conservation and …

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Elephants on the streets

Elephants are simply amazing creatures. One cannot help being awed in their presence. They are complex beings – intelligent, gentle and curious. In Asia, there are many places to get close to elephants, some ethical and others less so. Although you might expect it to be easy, sometimes it’s hard to know the difference. This …

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Elephant Welfare

Earlier this year, we were contacted by two animal activists regarding elephant welfare – after we’d published some stories on elephant sanctuaries in Asia. Adore Animals Foundation Managing Director Lisa Louden had visited one elephant sanctuary in Laos and another in Thailand, and wrote about her experiences there. She went as a full-paying tourist to …

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