‘World’s Loneliest Elephant’ Arrives Safely in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The pachyderm dubbed the “ world’s loneliest elephant ” after languishing alone for years in a Pakistani zoo was greeted on his arrival in Cambodia on Monday by chanting Buddhist monks and was then sent on his way to a wildlife sanctuary...
Photo of Tembo and Hero the elephants

48-Year-Old Elephant Euthanized at San Diego Zoo

SAN DIEGO — Tembo, a 48-year-old elephant, was euthanized at the San Diego Zoo after a sudden change in her health following longtime treatment for age-related ailments, the zoo announced Monday. “On Saturda...

Dinosaurs & Beer U: Good News to Kickstart Your Week

Welcome to GV Wire's weekly roundup of news that will bring a smile to your face. We're here to enlighten, inform, and amuse. If you have good news to share, contact us at info@gvwire.com or jmurray@gvwire.com. UC Merced Student Makes Big Dino Discovery A UC...
Kara the Elephant (courtesy Fresno Chaffee Zoo)

Fresno Loses A Big Resident

One of Fresno’s largest residents passed away Wednesday (June 7) at the age of 40. Kara, the Asian elephant housed at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo, was humanely euthanized by zookeepers following problems with ost...