Birth of Rare White Elephant is Celebrated in Myanmar
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Birth of Rare White Elephant is Celebrated in Myanmar

In the southeast Asian country of Myanmar, formally called Burma, the birth (in July 2022) of a white elephant is being celebrated.      With eyes the color of pearls, and the characteristic ‘big ears, plantain branch-shaped back, white hair, distinctive tail, auspicious plot signs on the skin’ and the unique number of ‘claws, five … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back: Rescued Logging Elephant, Maimed by Accident Aged Two, Enjoys Peaceful Life at Thailand Sanctuary
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Rescued Logging Elephant, Maimed by Accident Aged Two, Enjoys Peaceful Life at Thailand Sanctuary

“Kabu Elephant’s Life One Year After Rescued” Tom Oliver, Elephant Ambassador: “Now this is the lovely Kabu. Kabu has been here at the Elephant Nature Park (2) since September 2015.”     “When she was a bub she had to accompany her mother who was forced to work in the illegal logging trade.”  “And when … Continue reading »

Meet Little Ele Khanyisa the Brave, Rescued By HERD Elephant Orphanage, South Africa: A More Action, Less Talk Video!
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Meet Little Ele Khanyisa the Brave, Rescued By HERD Elephant Orphanage, South Africa: A More Action, Less Talk Video!

If you don’t know orphaned baby elephant Khanyisa who was rescued following an appalling snaring incident we’d like to introduce her to you now. This is a look back to February 2020 on this less talk, more action cc video from HERD, starring Khanyisa the Brave*, the rare albino elephant who was just over four … Continue reading »

Happy Anniversary!: Elephant Spoken Here was born on World Elephant Day, August 12th, Seven Years Ago
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Happy Anniversary!: Elephant Spoken Here was born on World Elephant Day, August 12th, Seven Years Ago

Dear Elephants: Elephant Spoken Here was following in giant footsteps by choosing the 12th of August as our inaugural day. That goes without saying. The footprints that cause us the most concern, however, are yours, our elephants.  Protecting your species from the endless greed of poachers. Saving your species from human elephant conflict when more … Continue reading »

Video Moment: The Struggle to Survive; Wild Baby Elephants in Africa Face Unknown Challenges Their First Year of Life
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Video Moment: The Struggle to Survive; Wild Baby Elephants in Africa Face Unknown Challenges Their First Year of Life

Wild baby elephants are more vulnerable in their first year of life than one might think. Just surviving the crossing of a raging river can be quite a feat.  But when members of their own elephant herd turn against them the situation is often dire. It is a cruel act of nature one will never … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back: Saving Snared Bull Elephant, in Vicinity of DSWT’s Elephant Named Wiva, Sparks Concern Amongst Those on Medical Rescue Team
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Saving Snared Bull Elephant, in Vicinity of DSWT’s Elephant Named Wiva, Sparks Concern Amongst Those on Medical Rescue Team

A bull elephant that may have been part of an elephant family of The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT), which rehabilitates orphaned baby elephants, was discovered suffering from a wound caused by a deeply embedded wire snare trap. It was mentioned that the male elephant was found in an area commonly inhabited by former DSWT … Continue reading »

World Wildlife Day, 3 March 2022 – What Can We Do To Help Our Elephants
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World Wildlife Day, 3 March 2022 – What Can We Do To Help Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: Here we are again on this World Wildlife Day 2022 hoping to create awareness of those species of wildlife that are the most critically endangered and in the most dire need of help. Unfortunately, you (our elephants) almost always top that list and as a keystone species the ecosystem, in turn, cannot continue … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Who Says Elephants Can’t Jump? Super Cute Charging Baby Elephant Proves Us Wrong!
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Video Moment: Who Says Elephants Can’t Jump? Super Cute Charging Baby Elephant Proves Us Wrong!

What better way to celebrate the joy of the season on this Christmas Day 2021 than watching this little wild elephant calf just being herself (or himself) and, in the process, providing a chuckle for those in the safari vehicle filming it. There is a warm-up process with trunk swirls and trunk curls taking place … Continue reading »

On This World Elephant Day 12 August 2021 Let US Not Forget #FreeLucy, #FreeMundi, & #FreeBilly, All Trapped in Zoos
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On This World Elephant Day 12 August 2021 Let US Not Forget #FreeLucy, #FreeMundi, & #FreeBilly, All Trapped in Zoos

Elephant Spoken Here wishes World Elephant Day a Happy 10th Anniversary. This is a day (August 12th *) to highlight elephant conservation, and to recognize those who devote time and energy as elephant advocates, elephant activists and elephant experts who give voice to animals who are unable to speak for themselves. And to never forget … Continue reading »