Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times
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Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times

As humans, as we find ourselves facing situations we don’t understand or dissimilar from those we had yet to encounter, (such as the COVID-19 outbreak that is sweeping the globe right now) and discover that the routines we found comfort in are no longer possible, it can seem quite disconcerting and bleak. We may seek … Continue reading »

Crafting For a Cause: Blankets For Baby Rhinos Charity Helps Comfort Orphaned Baby Elephants, Too
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Crafting For a Cause: Blankets For Baby Rhinos Charity Helps Comfort Orphaned Baby Elephants, Too

Remember when knitting tiny sweaters for penguins used to be all the rage, and how the response to their call for knitters had been such a success? That charity currently has such a stockpile of these “jumpers” that, for the time being, they are not asking for any more*. But it goes without saying that … Continue reading »

Save a Place in Your Hearts For Elephants on This Saint Patrick’s Day
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Save a Place in Your Hearts For Elephants on This Saint Patrick’s Day

While helping elephants may never have been a part of your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the past there is no better time to save a place in your hearts for elephants than this Irish holiday today, 17 March 2020. This year proves to be quite untraditional so why not christen an elephant to be … Continue reading »

Celebrate World Wildlife Day 3 March 2020 : For Our Elephants
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Celebrate World Wildlife Day 3 March 2020 : For Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: It’s a beautiful thing: remembering World Wildlife Day 2020 and helping to save you, our elephants.       In 2020 World Wildlife Day has chosen the message of “Sustaining All Life on Earth,” showing an interconnectedness between us all; all living creatures, including humans, & the flora and the fauna in the … Continue reading »

TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 2
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TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 2

UPDATES: FB 06022017 “By early 2017, Orwa (Teleki’s longtime friend) was displaying signs that he was ready to return to the wild, spending more and more time with the ex-orphans and choosing to have ‘wild sleepovers’. In April 2017, he (Orwa) found the confidence to become fully independent and along with Bongo and Vuria, Teleki, … Continue reading »

TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 1
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TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 1

Name:  TELEKI Name Origin/Meaning:  The Teleki Valley was so named for the explorer Count Samuel Teleki, who in 1887 “led the first expedition to penetrate the forest zone of Mount Kenya”*. Fittingly, the baby elephant rescued  from the area  was christened Teleki. Date of Birth: 18 May 2011, a Wednesday “DSWT orphaned elephants are assigned … Continue reading »

Happy Valentine’s Day:  Reserve a “Seeing the Elephant” Getaway at PAWS For Later in the Year, The Ultimate Elephant Lovers’ Gift
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Happy Valentine’s Day: Reserve a “Seeing the Elephant” Getaway at PAWS For Later in the Year, The Ultimate Elephant Lovers’ Gift

One of the most ethical animal sanctuaries amongst many (established in California, in 1984) is the Performing Animal Welfare Society, known simply as PAWS. They pride themselves on rescuing “abandoned, abused, or retired performing animals” which includes not only elephants but also lions and tigers and bears. 🙂   For those who love elephants PAWS … Continue reading »

The Perfect Valentine For Those Who Love Elephants
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The Perfect Valentine For Those Who Love Elephants

Here are seven elephantine ideas for the best Valentine’s Day from Elephant Spoken Here! 1) Adopt an elephant: Baby Elephant GODOMA, rescued by Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, was born on Valentine’s Day!     2) World Wildlife Fund is offering Free Valentine ECards. WWF is a worthy charity, saving elephants and other “threatened species” of wildlife. … Continue reading »

Celebrate a Triple Palindrome Event on this Special Day 02/02/2020 : The Last Palindrome Date Occurred Some 909 Years Ago
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Celebrate a Triple Palindrome Event on this Special Day 02/02/2020 : The Last Palindrome Date Occurred Some 909 Years Ago

You will have to wait another 101 years (on 12/12/2121) before the next palindrome day comes around again so enjoy this day to the fullest while you can. According to Solihull School in England (Maths Department) this is also the 33rd day of the year and there are exactly 333 days left, both palindromes! So, … Continue reading »

Elephant Expert Shares His Amazing Story of His Life With Captive Elephants, His Appalling Discovery of the Mistreatment of Those Elephants and His Vow to Provide Sanctuary & Healing For Captive & Performing Elephants Worldwide : Part 5
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Elephant Expert Shares His Amazing Story of His Life With Captive Elephants, His Appalling Discovery of the Mistreatment of Those Elephants and His Vow to Provide Sanctuary & Healing For Captive & Performing Elephants Worldwide : Part 5

Keith:  “Scott, I want to diverse for a moment, uh, before I get to ask you. I ask all my guests this question and that question is: Some people ask how you can spend time, money and resources advocating and protecting animals when there is so much human misery in the world. What do you … Continue reading »