National Elephant Appreciation Day  22 September 2018 : We Love Elephants
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National Elephant Appreciation Day 22 September 2018 : We Love Elephants

At Elephant Spoken Here we love elephants. Show how much you love elephants this National Elephant Appreciation Day 22 September 2018 by doing one of the following:   Share your love of elephants with a friend & share this elephant website / elephant blog with your friends as well, ElephantSpokenHere.com       Support elephant … Continue reading »

Concern For Sweet Baby Elephant Discovered in South Africa Without His Trunk :  Animated Video Shows the Importance of an Elephant’s Trunk
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Concern For Sweet Baby Elephant Discovered in South Africa Without His Trunk : Animated Video Shows the Importance of an Elephant’s Trunk

An African baby elephant has recently been sighted with his elephant herd in Kruger National Park and it wasn’t a heartwarming moment. Sadly, the little elephant was missing his iconic trunk. Whether the maiming was caused by the attack of a predator, such as a crocodile or a lion, or by a poacher’s snare is unknown. … Continue reading »

Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2018 & Elephant Spoken Here Turns Three!
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Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2018 & Elephant Spoken Here Turns Three!

Elephants are special in every way. Share your love of elephants and help save the species on this World Elephant Day.       Elephant Spoken Here celebrates our Third Anniversary on 12 August 2018. For there cannot be a world without elephants.     Watch a sweet newborn elephant on video “Elephant Baby – First … Continue reading »

The Greatest Close Encounter With Elephants Ever, Caught on Video : “Three Thirsty Elephants” Sipping at the Lodge Pool
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The Greatest Close Encounter With Elephants Ever, Caught on Video : “Three Thirsty Elephants” Sipping at the Lodge Pool

An experience of a lifetime occurred recently for a couple on holiday in Kruger National Park when they looked up from their loungers at their safari lodge and found themselves in the shadows of three very thirsty wild bull elephants. Filmed by fellow lodgers the man and woman wisely remained stock-still as the foraging elephants … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Watch Egrets Enjoying the Afternoon Among Playful Baby Elephants & Their Elephant Herd in Sri Lanka
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Video Moment : Watch Egrets Enjoying the Afternoon Among Playful Baby Elephants & Their Elephant Herd in Sri Lanka

Egrets & elephants are not an unfamiliar sight. Watch them peacefully coexist on a lazy afternoon in Sri Lanka. “Playtime of Baby elephants” by cp wild Lanka on YouTube Image: CC Flickr: Mama elephant & her baby among the egrets in Sri Lanka   Continue reading »

Video Moment: Distraught Baby Elephant, Stuck on Her Back in a Ditch, is Rescued in India After Being Left Behind By Her Elephant Herd
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Video Moment: Distraught Baby Elephant, Stuck on Her Back in a Ditch, is Rescued in India After Being Left Behind By Her Elephant Herd

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how narrow or shallow the ditch, if you’re stuck, you’re stuck. Fortunately this little Asian elephant found that there are still kind humans left in this world to lend support to send one on its way. A recent elephant rescue in India, on video, proved just that. Distraught at the inability to … Continue reading »

Video Moment:  It’s What Mother Elephants Do! Spirited Little Male Elephant Stumbles Across River in Kruger National Park But Can’t Quite Make It Up the Slippery Riverbank Without Mama’s Help
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Video Moment: It’s What Mother Elephants Do! Spirited Little Male Elephant Stumbles Across River in Kruger National Park But Can’t Quite Make It Up the Slippery Riverbank Without Mama’s Help

Watch the tiny male elephant stumbling happily (& confidently!) alongside his ambling Mother as they, and their elephant herd, cross a muddy river in Kruger National Park. What the elephant calf doesn’t expect is his need of his mama’s assistance to make it up the slippery riverbank! With some rumbles of encouragement and with the gentle … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Bull Elephant Displays Balletic, Yoga Inspired Stretches in Kruger National Park, South Africa, Stopping Cars in the Process as They Witness This Extraordinary Event
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Video Moment: Bull Elephant Displays Balletic, Yoga Inspired Stretches in Kruger National Park, South Africa, Stopping Cars in the Process as They Witness This Extraordinary Event

Whoever says bull elephants aren’t graceful hasn’t witnessed this particular elephant! At first glance it may look like this African elephant was possibly performing his graceful moves á la the ballet or practicing poses he mastered inside a yoga studio. But as wildlife photographers Michelle Broadhurst & Jacques Joubert (their website is Wings2Tusks ) explain, … Continue reading »

A Herd of Wild Elephants in Sri Lanka Face Serious Health Risks After Ingesting Toxic Plastic at Garbage Dump Which Has, Unfortunately, Become Their Favorite Foraging Spot
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A Herd of Wild Elephants in Sri Lanka Face Serious Health Risks After Ingesting Toxic Plastic at Garbage Dump Which Has, Unfortunately, Become Their Favorite Foraging Spot

As the illegal “haphazard disposal of garbage” continues unabated in Sri Lanka those “mountains of rubbish” near elephant habitats and elephant sanctuaries pose a real danger for the “hundreds of Sri Lanka’s 7500 wild elephants” that currently hang around and forage for food in those dump sites. Reportedly at a dump site in Digampathana, a … Continue reading »

Earth Day 2018 : Make This Day Count, For Our Elephants
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Earth Day 2018 : Make This Day Count, For Our Elephants

Of Urgent Concern: A resurgence of interest, in the past couple of years, in lifting the ivory ban, has been voiced among 3 southern African countries (Namibia, Zimbabwe & South Africa), partly in response to Asia’s continuing call for ivory (used for meaningless trinkets). This is just one of the threats (including global warming & … Continue reading »