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 »

Video Moment: Playful, Naughty Baby Elephant Steals the Limelight as Elephant Activist Films Anti-Poaching PSA in Africa For “Hands Off Our Elephants” Campaign
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Video Moment: Playful, Naughty Baby Elephant Steals the Limelight as Elephant Activist Films Anti-Poaching PSA in Africa For “Hands Off Our Elephants” Campaign

It doesn’t take much for an African baby elephant to look cute, especially when they are starring in a wildlife PSA video. Add in a level of naughty playfulness by that same orphaned baby elephant and you have got an image on film that could never have been scripted (to help bring in donations), especially … Continue reading »

Elephant Spoken Here Has Moved to ElephantSpokenHere.Com
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Elephant Spoken Here Has Moved to ElephantSpokenHere.Com

Today, 17 October 2017, is the official relaunch of ELEPHANT SPOKEN HERE. You may have discovered our elephant blog at ElephantSpokenHere.WordPress.com. But from this day forward Elephant Spoken Here can be found at ElephantSpokenHere.Com. Our focus will remain the same but we will be more than a blog and we look forward to sharing with … Continue reading »

Celebrate National Elephant Appreciation Day 22 September 2017 & Share in This VIDEO Moment as an Elephant Herd Celebrates the Life of a Newborn Baby Elephant
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Celebrate National Elephant Appreciation Day 22 September 2017 & Share in This VIDEO Moment as an Elephant Herd Celebrates the Life of a Newborn Baby Elephant

Every year a special day has been set aside to show how much we admire and respect the most amazing animal on this planet, the elephant. This day is called National Elephant Appreciation Day, it falls on September 22nd, and what more can we do to show our appreciation for elephants than by helping to … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Watch Sweet Baby Elephants Playfully Nudging Each Other & Rolling Happily in the Dirt
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Video Moment: Watch Sweet Baby Elephants Playfully Nudging Each Other & Rolling Happily in the Dirt

Just one of a million reasons why we love elephants… It is playtime for these two sweet baby elephants in the wild. Watch the VIDEO here presented by the Daily Mail. Let us not forget our elephants. We must protect our elephants in the wild from poachers. Elephant conservation begins with US.     Source: … Continue reading »

Beautiful Asian Bull Elephant Spotted in Corbett National Park in India Displaying Unique “Red Ears”
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Beautiful Asian Bull Elephant Spotted in Corbett National Park in India Displaying Unique “Red Ears”

They are not as common as one might think, elephants with ears appearing almost red but certainly tipped with a bold and beautiful display of prominent pink. That is what drew amateur photographer Jagdeep Rajput to the lone bull elephant making his way across his home in the Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand, India. And … Continue reading »

Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2017
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Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2017

Elephants need us this day, WORLD ELEPHANT DAY (Saturday 12 August 2017), and everyday throughout the year in order to survive. Show your support for our elephants in the wild (stop poaching & stop the illegal ivory trade) and our elephants in captivity (end elephant abuse). Become an elephant advocate.  Become an elephant activist. Become a … Continue reading »