Elephants Need US
Amboseli National Park has served as an oasis for African elephants for decades. And humans have always played a role in the safety of our elephants there, whether it has been through the watchful eyes of the Maasai people (helping to keep poachers at bay), or through the ongoing presence of tourists or reseachers*, elephant families have been protected and have thrived.
*The Amboseli Elephant Research Project, was initiated by Cynthia Moss, of The Ambroseli Trust for Elephants, in 1972.
When necessary, humans are there to intervene and help. One baby elephant experienced the kindness of those humans firsthand.
At the tender age of five days the calf of Zahava found herself stuck in what had once been a swamp. What’s a mama to do? As the elephant rescue began Mama and elephant family (ZC) were never far away…
Watch “Five Days Old Baby Elephant Rescued from Muddy Pond”
Elephant conservation rocks!
Thank you Richard Chepkwony who has served as Senior Warden, Amboseli National Park as & the late Soila Sayialel, who had served as Deputy Director, Amboseli Trust For Elephants, for looking out for our African elephants for many years in Amboseli.
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Image: CC Flickr: by shetland arts: drawing 3 elephants, baby too