World Reacts to Poaching of Beloved Sumatran Elephant   #RIPYongki
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World Reacts to Poaching of Beloved Sumatran Elephant #RIPYongki

Another tragedy involving our elephants unfolded recently when an endangered Sumatran elephant was found dead not far from where he lived in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. As WWF Indonesia reported the 34-year-old male, affectionately known as Yongki, was discovered after daybreak on 18 September 2015 by a Mahout actually looking for another “flying squad … Continue reading »

Jungle Boy : Elephant of the Week at Elephant Nature Park : Thong Suk
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Jungle Boy : Elephant of the Week at Elephant Nature Park : Thong Suk

Name: Jungle Boy Thai Name: Thong Suk Gender: Male Where Now: Elephant Nature Park in affiliation with Save Elephant Foundation Location: Chiang Mai province, Northern Thailand Thong Suk For more Photos of Jungle Boy see them at: Elephant Nature Park The first glimpses Lek had of Jungle Boy was when she noticed the movements of … Continue reading »

Left to Die in a Poacher’s Snare, Baby Elephant is Rescued After Horrendous Suffering
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Left to Die in a Poacher’s Snare, Baby Elephant is Rescued After Horrendous Suffering

Attacked and left for dead, after poachers found his tusks virtually non-existent, little Simotua was sighted by rescuers from The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust hanging to life from injuries to both his head and encircling his right front leg. (He was also found to be malnourished and dehydrated from his inability to walk any great … Continue reading »

GMFER: What We Need To Realize About Elephants  Part 2
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GMFER: What We Need To Realize About Elephants Part 2

An Elephant’s Understanding of the Concept of Death “You’ve all heard about elephant graveyards? Of course that is a myth. But what is not a myth is the amount of attention that elephants pay to their own species.” In the aftermath of the poaching crisis of the 1970’s Dr. Wasser arrived in Africa “collecting skulls … Continue reading »

GMFER: What We Need to Realize About Elephants     Part 1
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GMFER: What We Need to Realize About Elephants Part 1

“We are losing 50K elephants per year.” We have “only 470k elephants left on this planet.” “Habitat loss was traditionally the cause of dwindling wildlife populations, now poaching has overtaken this.” Illegal wildlife trafficking has become the 4th largest activity of the transnational organized crime networks, valued at $20 billion per year. Are Elephants More … Continue reading »

Godoma : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute
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Godoma : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute

Name: Godoma Date of Birth: 14 February 2015 Gender: Female Where now: The David Selznick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Godoma: Too Cute For Photos see them at: DSWT This baby girl was named Godoma for the valley near to where she was found in the early hours of 14 August 2015. It was … Continue reading »

21 October 2015 Celebrations Abound on the Iconic Date Marty McFly Visited When He Went Back to the Future
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21 October 2015 Celebrations Abound on the Iconic Date Marty McFly Visited When He Went Back to the Future

“Great Scott!” The waiting is over. The future is now. Today marks the iconic date, 21 October 2015, that propelled Marty McFly and Doc Brown Back to the Future in the second film (released in 1989) of the trilogy. Events have been planned worldwide, Caroline McGuire of The Daily Mail online reports. Some of them include: … Continue reading »

Before It’s Too Late: Global March For Elephants and Rhinos
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Before It’s Too Late: Global March For Elephants and Rhinos

What is the Global March For Elephants and Rhinos? If you missed the recent Global March For Elephants and Rhinos that rumbled through a city near you this past 3rd and 4th of October 2015, don’t feel alone. It seems that major media coverage was less than adequate, post-march included. (Check the Facebook pages on … Continue reading »

Third Annual International March For Elephants in Washington, D.C., USA Rescheduled for 24 October 2015
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Third Annual International March For Elephants in Washington, D.C., USA Rescheduled for 24 October 2015

Elephant lovers unite. If you live in the Washington, D.C., USA area strap on your walking shoes and be the voice for our elephants, who cannot speak for themselves. “One every 15 minutes.” Due to inclement weather from the effects of Hurricane Joaquin the Third Annual International March For Elephants in Washington, D.C. has been rescheduled … Continue reading »

Beautiful Lotus : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary : Bwua Ngam
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Beautiful Lotus : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary : Bwua Ngam

Name: Beautiful Lotus Thai Name: Bwua Ngam Gender: Female Where Now: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Location: near the village of Baan Tuek in Sukhothai, North Thailand For more Photos of Beautiful Lotus (Bwua Ngam) see them at: Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary Beautiful Lotus’ story begins when Katherine Connor, founder of Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary, was alerted … Continue reading »