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White Elephant gets a wild twist at this family's holiday party

White Elephant gets a wild twist at this family's holiday partyAlso known as Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa, every player has to bring a wrapped gift. The game has players either choose a random gift to unwrap, or steal an already unwrapped gift from someone else. Since the point of White Elephant is to get rid of your junk acquired over the last year, gifts tend to be pretty impractical, and competition can get dicey.



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On solo Zambia trip, Prince Harry offers help to boost elephant numbers

On solo Zambia trip, Prince Harry offers help to boost elephant numbersBritain’s Prince Harry on Monday offered Zambia support with boosting the country’s dwindling elephant population, as he began a two-day working visit without his pregnant wife Meghan. The Duke of Sussex, 34, was received at Lusaka airport by dignitaries and colorfully-dressed traditional dancers, later holding a closed-door meeting with Zambian President Edgar Lungu and his ministers. As president of animal conservation charity African Parks, Harry offered to bring elephants from neighboring Botswana.



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Melania Trump Mourns Elephant Deaths As Her Husband Lets People Import Tusks As Trophies

Melania Trump Mourns Elephant Deaths As Her Husband Lets People Import Tusks As TrophiesWhile first lady Melania Trump reportedly mourned an ivory burn and toured an



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Wild elephant kills two at Rohingya camp in Bangladesh

Wild elephant kills two at Rohingya camp in BangladeshA wild elephant Thursday trampled to death two people, including a child, as it rampaged through a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, officials said. The incident occurred at the massive Kutupalong camp in the southeastern border district of Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have taken refuge after fleeing what UN officials have called ethnic cleansing in Myanmar’s Rakhine state. “The wild elephant trampled a Rohingya child to death… and then trampled another Bangladeshi man to death when it was chased by Rohingya refugees and local villagers,” Ali Kabir, the district forest department chief, told AFP.



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Even Before Trump Arrives, He's The Elephant In The Room At Davos

Even Before Trump Arrives, He's The Elephant In The Room At DavosWorld leaders are serving up some shrewdly veiled criticism of Donald Trump at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, days before the U.S. president is due to speak there.



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GOP Senator Throws 'Talking Stick' During Shutdown Meeting, Breaks Glass Elephant

GOP Senator Throws 'Talking Stick' During Shutdown Meeting, Breaks Glass ElephantA Republican senator accidentally broke a glass elephant with a toss of a “talking stick” during government shutdown negotiations, and people on Twitter can’t get enough of the symbolism.



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Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'

Trump puts decision to allow elephant hunting trophy imports 'on hold'Despite Trump's statement, a Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed that the ban on elephant hunting trophies from Zambia had been lifted effective Nov. 7. And the ban on trophies from Zimbabwe was lifted on Friday morning, about 11 hours before Trump’s tweet.



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Trump To Lift Ban On Import Of Elephant Trophies From 2 African Nations

Trump To Lift Ban On Import Of Elephant Trophies From 2 African NationsWASHINGTON — The Trump administration will reverse an Obama-era ban on the importation of elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia after determining that sport hunting in those countries will help conserve the species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed Wednesday.



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Angry mob lights baby elephant on fire with flaming tar ball in horrific photo

Angry mob lights baby elephant on fire with flaming tar ball in horrific photoA horrific photo of a mother and baby elephant fleeing an angry mob in West Bengal, India, has won the top award in a wildlife photography competition.



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Elephant Parade hits the streets of São Paulo

Elephant Parade hits the streets of São PauloThe Elephant Parade arrives in Sao Paulo after the success of the Cow Parade, an exhibition of artistic cows in the financial heart of Brazil.



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