Wildlife SOS, India, has launched a petition to end the abusive practice of riding elephants and is encouraging supporters to share these online posters through their #RefusetoRide campaign. These three posters – ‘Here’s What Goes Into Making an Elephant “Rideable”’; ‘Signs of an Abused Elephant’; ‘Demand Enforcement of India’s Strong Elephant Protection Laws’ – contain … Continue reading »
Monthly Archives: February 2023
Happy Valentine’s Day From Elephant Spoken Here!
To all elephant lovers: A vintage valentine to brighten your day. Share your knowledge of elephant conservation with those around you on this holiday. Gifts, received and given, are much more than material things. “I’ve a trunk full of love for you!” Happy Valentine’s Day! Love, Elephant Spoken Here Image: cc … Continue reading »
Stand Up For Our Elephants & Just Don’t Do It: #RefusetoRide an Elephant, Here’s Why
The glamour of riding an elephant has long been touted as the end-all be-all experience of a lifetime, especially one for the bucket list while on holiday. The reality, for our elephants, is far from joy, in fact, it is one of their biggest nightmares. Please, stand up for our elephants & just don’t do … Continue reading »
Father & Son Remembered by Royalty, Colleagues & Innumerable Friends For Their Wildlife Conservation Work in Africa as Both Killed During Aerial Patrol for DSWT in Tsavo National Park, Kenya
The Prince of Wales was among those paying tribute to the dedicated wildlife conservationist and William even considered him ‘a close friend’. (1) “He was a gentleman and a bush man, equal parts passionate, principled, and practical.” (8) Remembering Mark Jenkins, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT), now known as the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, were … Continue reading »