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In the wild, elephants roam the countryside and live in close family groups. But when these magnificent animals are confined, they often suffer from cruel handling and debilitating illnesses and injury. The HSUS works around the world to end elephant exploitation and stem the illegal trade in ivory tusks. You can help us.

Birth Control for Elephants?

As hard as it is to imagine, in some places the threatened African elephant is considered a nuisance to be culled. Find out why—and what Humane Society International is doing to stop the killing.

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