Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 1
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Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 1

Bob Barker has long served as a voice for our elephants in captivity, a friend of elephants, if you will. As his 99th birthday (December 12th) approaches, we would like to show our appreciation of Mr. Barker’s lifelong commitment to helping animals (especially our wild elephants & our captive elephants) by posting this timeless interview of … Continue reading »

Timeless Song ‘Mother of Africa’ by Dave Matthews Band Celebrates Elephants, Nature & Life on the Splendorous Continent
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Timeless Song ‘Mother of Africa’ by Dave Matthews Band Celebrates Elephants, Nature & Life on the Splendorous Continent

The song ‘Mother of Africa’ was initially written (by Dave Matthews et al.) and recorded for the documentary film Naledi: A Baby Elephant’s Tale” (1) It was later reintroduced during a visit the musician made to an elephant sanctuary in North Kenya to support their cause.(3) Discover the soul of their song about elephants. Listen … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back: Reteti Elephant Sanctuary Garners Support From Musician To Highlight Their Cause
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Reteti Elephant Sanctuary Garners Support From Musician To Highlight Their Cause

Reteti Elephant Sanctuary understands elephants, and their place in this world as a keystone species. Their story is worth making headlines again. It never hurts to have a renowned musician on one’s side. Dave Matthews is a native of the African continent for which he has shown such care. And that caring nature shows with … Continue reading »

Social Media, a High Profile Celebrity and a Song Helped #FreeKaavan: Can Other Captive & Zoo Elephants Benefit From This Wave of Compassion as Well? : #FreeLucy #FreeBilly #FreeMundi
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Social Media, a High Profile Celebrity and a Song Helped #FreeKaavan: Can Other Captive & Zoo Elephants Benefit From This Wave of Compassion as Well? : #FreeLucy #FreeBilly #FreeMundi

Social media helped save a zoo elephant; it didn’t hurt that Cher came onboard, writing the song ‘Walls’ for Kaavan who served as her inspiration. What caught Cher’s eye was a campaign on Twitter, which gained momentum from Facebook and from signatures on a petition site all in support of a Sri Lankan bull elephant … Continue reading »

Video Moment: First Lady Melania Trump Visits Africa & Bottle-Feeds Baby Elephant Orphans at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust While Promoting Elephant Conservation
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Video Moment: First Lady Melania Trump Visits Africa & Bottle-Feeds Baby Elephant Orphans at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust While Promoting Elephant Conservation

  Enthusiastic baby elephants greeted First Lady Melania Trump on 5 October 2018 at their home in Nairobi, Kenya where the orphaned elephants are cared for by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. One baby elephant even had the honor to be bottle-fed her elephant formula by the First Lady as Executive Director Angela Sheldrick looked … Continue reading »

Carol Burnett Takes a Stand Against Cruelty to Elephants By Lending Her Celebrity Voice  to Nosey the Elephant’s Cause
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Carol Burnett Takes a Stand Against Cruelty to Elephants By Lending Her Celebrity Voice to Nosey the Elephant’s Cause

The following is the transcribed audio from Carol Burnett’s PETA video “Comedic Icon Carol Burnett Chokes Back Tears Over Nosey the Elephant“:     “Hi this is Carol Burnett for PETA and this is Nosey the elephant. More than 30 years ago Nosey was one of 63 wild baby elephants watched in horror as their … Continue reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio Bears Witness to the Devastating Effects of Deforestation by the Palm Oil Industry in the Leuser Ecosystem While The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Works to Secure a Sanctuary For Sumatran Elephants in Indonesia
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Leonardo DiCaprio Bears Witness to the Devastating Effects of Deforestation by the Palm Oil Industry in the Leuser Ecosystem While The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Works to Secure a Sanctuary For Sumatran Elephants in Indonesia

  The photo shows a Sumatran elephant tugging at Leonardo DiCaprio’s trousers as they share a photo op together near an area that is being destroyed and threatening the species’ very chance to live. Leonardo (alongside two environmentalists and another elephant, heavily tusked) is reaching back with a rub to the trunk of the elephant … Continue reading »

The Terminator Arnold @Schwarzenegger Takes A Stand For Elephants on Twitter and in a New Video For @96Elephants & @TheWCS
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The Terminator Arnold @Schwarzenegger Takes A Stand For Elephants on Twitter and in a New Video For @96Elephants & @TheWCS

Poachers Beware. With The Terminator, aka Hollywood actor Arnold @Schwarzenegger, taking a stand for African elephants there is nothing stopping us now in our global fight to protect our elephants. In his new video, released “on behalf of The Wildlife Conservation Society“, reports Charlotte Krol and AP for The Telegraph, the Former Governor of California is … Continue reading »

Artist Hugo Guinness Creates Compelling Animated Video  “I Will Always Remember You” For DSWT to Help Save Elephants
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Artist Hugo Guinness Creates Compelling Animated Video “I Will Always Remember You” For DSWT to Help Save Elephants

If you are not familiar with the works of British artist Hugo Guinness there is no greater cause for making his acquaintance than through the animated video he produced entitled “I Will Always Remember You”.     In his homage to the plight of African elephants, produced exclusively for The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the … Continue reading »

With $100K Donation Miranda Kerr Helps Elephants Injured From Land Mines to Walk Again
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With $100K Donation Miranda Kerr Helps Elephants Injured From Land Mines to Walk Again

The proverb “beauty is only skin deep” may have first been discovered in the works of Sir Thomas Overbury in 1613. But more recently it has been displayed through the works of a supermodel from Australia. While known for her beauty; her adorable son, Flynn; and her ex-husband Orlando Bloom; (though some may talk of her … Continue reading »