||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.
||2018 Darwin Award: Mammoth Morons
Today's Group Darwin Award is for the males of the Woolly Mammoth species, Mammuthus primigenius, an elephant species extinct for about 10,000 years... in part due to the males' penchant for fossilization...
||2017 Darwin Award: #ElephantsWantPrivacy
Three male humans, three male elephants, and a dream of a perfect wildlife selfie leads to the first 2017 Darwin Award! You don't have to outrun the elephant...you just have to outrun the other guy.
||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