IRINGA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Remember Me
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IRINGA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Remember Me

Name: Iringa Date of Birth: 1969; wild born in Mozambique, Africa (1)      Captured: 1971  Procured by: the Toronto Zoo in 1974     Source (13)   Rescued by: PAWS Wildlife Sanctuary (2) & Bob Barker (3) in October 2013  Gender: Female Date of Death: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 at PAWS  Cause of Death: “humanely euthanized” … Continue reading »

THIKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society:  Loxodonta africana
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THIKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Loxodonta africana

Name: Thika (pronounced ‘Tee-ka’) (1) Date of Birth: 18 October 1980 at the Toronto Zoo Parents: Tantor (male) (2) born 1969, captured 1971, died 2 Aug 1989 & Tequila (female) (3) wild born 1970, captured 1972,    died 2 September 2008.                                … Continue reading »

TOKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society:  Loxodonta africana
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TOKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Loxodonta africana

Name: Toka Date of Birth: 1970; wild born in Mozambique, Africa Captured: 1972 (Toka’s mother was killed in a government ordered cull) (1)  Procured by: the Toronto Zoo on 4 September 1974 Rescued: October 2013 Gender: Female Where Now: PAWS Wildlife Sanctuary (2)       Loxodonta africana  For more information on how to ADOPT TOKA (3) and … Continue reading »

Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 2
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Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 2

Adopt Pang Dow the elephant at BLES                                           PANG DOW Creative Commons Video by BoonLottsBLES Films   Pang Dow’s Triumphs at BLES# 9 July 2021  “Pretty, Precious, Petite and Pumpkin Crazy, Pang Dow…… She might … Continue reading »

Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 1
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Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 1

Name: Pang Dow Naam Chok Affectionately Known As:  Pang Dow; Miss Lucky Star Thai Name meaning: “Lucky Star” Gender: Female Age: at rescue,’ in her early twenties’ (in 2010) Personality:  Since her rescue she is peaceful, happy, content, strong yet gentle, courageous, forgiving & determined to love (after all that this sweet elephant has been … Continue reading »

Sappraiwan : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES : “Jewel of the Forest”
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Sappraiwan : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES : “Jewel of the Forest”

Name: Plai Sappraiwan Affectionately Known As: Sappraiwan Thai Name meaning: “Jewel of the Forest” Gender: Male Age: fourteen (in 2018) Personality: Sappraiwan revels in his walks, exhibits gusto when relishing a tasty treat (banana tree stalks are a favorite) & now knows how to turn on the charm with the ‘ladies of BLES’. He also … Continue reading »

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

They’ve Come So Far: Elephant Nursery Graduates From the Class of 2010! : Into the Wild   DSWT Elephant Orphanage Nursery Nairobi, Kenya, Africa Relocated to: DSWT “Ithumba Rehabilitation Centre in Northern Tsavo East National Park” On This Date: 7 June 2010   Kilaguni willingly accepted his morning bottle as he walked onto the transport … Continue reading »

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

Name:  KILAGUNI Date of Birth: 11 December 2008, a Thursday “DSWT orphaned elephants are assigned approximate birth dates as there is no way of knowing the actual day they were born”. Date of Rescue 22 May 2009    Age When Rescued:  appox. 5 months Gender: Male Where Now: “Living Wild”  Rehabilitated back Into the Wild … 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 »