Photo of Little Mac, the Asian elephant

Santa Barbara Zoo’s Elderly Elephant Little Mac Euthanized

SANTA BARBARA — Little Mac, a 48-year-old Asian elephant that was a fixture at the Santa Barbara Zoo for nearly all her life, was euthanized this week after a sharp decline in health, officials said. “She continued to decline in spite of our best efforts, e...
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...