||2001 Darwin Award: Enraged Elephant
Yet another safari tourist met with an early demise when she left the safety of the tour bus in order to frame a better picture. The woman, a volunteer with the US Peace Corps, and her camera were fatally trampled by
||2014 Darwin Award: Selfie With Elephant
Two men in Kenya were capturing selfies with a wild elephant when they were trampled to death by the irate pachyderm who proceeded to bury the corpses. The two men were actually touching the elephant's face
||2007 Darwin Award: Elephants Press Back
India | Increased mining and heavy rains in southeast India have unsettled the wildife. In recent months, migrating elephants have killed eleven people in southeast India. A team of four journalists decided to interview this herd of rogue elephants...
||2005 Darwin Award: Elephant Tail
It's no secret that elephants are big. Elephants eat hundreds of pounds of food a day just to maintain their weight. Indian elephants are nine feet tall at the shoulder, and the males have tusks that extend o
||2005 Darwin Award: Mining for Elephants
The elephants were trampling Christian's maize field, which he planted on an elephant trail of long standing. He had to find a way to fight back! Fortunately, there was an old minefield nearby, on the Zimabwe-Mozambique border.
||1998 Urban Legend: Constipated Elephant
Overzealous zookeeper Friedrich Riesfeldt fed his constipated elephant Stefan 22 doses of animal laxative and more than a bushel of berries, figs and prunes before the plugged-up pachyderm finally let fly -- and suffocated the keeper under 200 pounds of poop! Investigators say ill-fated Friedrich, 46, was