Happy Mother’s Day Card: Learn to Draw an Elephant Mama and Her Baby
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Happy Mother’s Day Card: Learn to Draw an Elephant Mama and Her Baby

On this special Sunday, 12 May 2024, create a Mother’s Day card that reflects the love you have for your mama, and elephants. This mother and baby elephant is easy to draw with the time-lapse video. For elephant lovers one and all!   Happy Mother’s Day 2024           Protect Our Elephants   … Continue reading »

The Amazing African elephant, A Lesson on Video: How Hairy is an Elephant? More So Than One Might Think as Guide From HERD Elephant Orphange in South Africa Explains! : Part 2
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The Amazing African elephant, A Lesson on Video: How Hairy is an Elephant? More So Than One Might Think as Guide From HERD Elephant Orphange in South Africa Explains! : Part 2

Adine: “So, this is a tail hair.” Male voice: “Easy” Adine: “You can see he flaps it just like that.” (Elephant flapping his tail) Tigere: “Keeping all the flies away from him. So, that is one of the major issues for the tail hairs, is to keep out the flies, or, you know, the bugs … Continue reading »

The Amazing African Elephant, A Lesson on Video: How Hairy is an Elephant? More So Than One Might Think, as Guide From HERD Elephant Orphanage in South Africa Explains! : Part 1
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The Amazing African Elephant, A Lesson on Video: How Hairy is an Elephant? More So Than One Might Think, as Guide From HERD Elephant Orphanage in South Africa Explains! : Part 1

Learn more about the fascinating elephant as HERD elephant orphanage manager, Tigere, and founder, Adine, take us on a video journey highlighting elephant hair & starring bull elephant Jabulani! Even little Khanyisa makes an appearance with her elephant blonde hair and white blue eyes peaking out from under her lush eyelashes.     Tigere: “So here we … Continue reading »

Are Tusks Vital to an Elephant’s Survival? Gorongosa National Park’s Research Reveals the Long-Term & Short-Term Effects of Tuskless African Elephants in Mozambique
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Are Tusks Vital to an Elephant’s Survival? Gorongosa National Park’s Research Reveals the Long-Term & Short-Term Effects of Tuskless African Elephants in Mozambique

“Throughout history, humans have threatened the survival of elephants. Poaching has killed staggering numbers of these powerful mammals.”  “In Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park the elephant population was nearly wiped out completely. Only a rare natural trait seems to have saved a small number, tusklessness. Yet this evolutionary development could come at a high cost.” “In … Continue reading »

The Amazing African Elephant, A Lesson on Video: Up-Close & Personal Look at an African Elephant’s Big Feet With Guide From HERD Elephant Orphanage in South Africa!
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The Amazing African Elephant, A Lesson on Video: Up-Close & Personal Look at an African Elephant’s Big Feet With Guide From HERD Elephant Orphanage in South Africa!

African elephants are amazing animals. Their feet and foot pads are designed to support their massive weight in a unique way. Even the cracks in their foot pads serve as identifying marks, similar to a human fingerprint. So one can track an elephant just as easily as one identifies tire tracks in the mud. The … Continue reading »

Watch Little Elephant Rub Her Eye & Discover Other Uses of a Baby Elephant’s Trunk!
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Watch Little Elephant Rub Her Eye & Discover Other Uses of a Baby Elephant’s Trunk!

This little elephant appears to be rubbing her eye with her trunk. Perhaps she just discovered that skill as young elephants “must practice the complex coordination of the trunk” (1) to appreciate the numerous ways it can assist them. But for now this soothing rub seems to hit the spot. Other life lessons can wait til … Continue reading »