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 »

SEEK: Elephant of the Week at RETETI Elephant Sanctuary: Samburu, Kenya, Africa
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SEEK: Elephant of the Week at RETETI Elephant Sanctuary: Samburu, Kenya, Africa

Name: SEEK Name Origin/Meaning: “…named after the indigenous ‘seeki’ tree that is ‘so strong’ the wood is used for ‘walking sticks’ for the community’s elders”. (2) Gender: Male Age When Rescued: one year old Date of Rescue: 31 December 2020, New Years Eve Location of Rescue: Nanyuki   Where Now: RETETI ELEPHANT SANCTUARY Namunyak Wildlife … Continue reading »

“Big Tusker” Remembered For His Protected Status Continues to Symbolize Kenya’s Fight Against Poaching To This Day
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“Big Tusker” Remembered For His Protected Status Continues to Symbolize Kenya’s Fight Against Poaching To This Day

Ahmed the elephant has held a special place in the hearts of those who love elephants, and Kenyans who have known of his legacy as one of the most iconic tuskers who ever roamed the wilds of Africa.  What made him unique was his protected status by a President who recognized his value to a … Continue reading »

The Year Ahmed the Elephant Was Greened Up For Saint Patrick’s Day
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The Year Ahmed the Elephant Was Greened Up For Saint Patrick’s Day

Ireland has long held a tradition that, on St. Patrick’s Day, in celebration of their global presence and friendships with other nations they take part in the “greening of an iconic structure” (1) within that nation to symbolize their unique bond.  In 2016, in Kenya, the sculpture of Ahmed the Elephant was one of those … Continue reading »

World Wildlife Day 2024 : Digital Innovations Give Our Elephants a Chance to Live
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World Wildlife Day 2024 : Digital Innovations Give Our Elephants a Chance to Live

Dear Elephants: World Wildlife Day 2024 is upon us once again. This year’s theme is  “Connecting People and Planet: Exploring Digital Innovation in Wildlife Conservation”.  Our commitment is forever to you, our elephants.    There have been advancements in elephant conservation due to the use of drones which locate poachers intent on annihilating you, our … Continue reading »

Baby Elephants Are Not Unlike Infants as Round-the-Clock Feedings at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Africa Attest!
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Baby Elephants Are Not Unlike Infants as Round-the-Clock Feedings at Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Africa Attest!

At Reteti Elephant Sanctuary the lights (solar powered, that is) are always on in the “milk kitchen” where keepers keep hungry orphaned elephants happy day and night with freshly prepared bottles of nourishing goats milk.  Benefiting both the local community that provides the goats milk (the Samburu people (2) ) and the baby elephants that … Continue reading »

Children’s Picture Book From South Africa!: The Elephant in the Room
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Children’s Picture Book From South Africa!: The Elephant in the Room

Lindi believes in her elephant. It’s the adults that question her unwavering view that her elephant is real. This little story embraces the imagination of a young girl. The illustrations capture this perfectly. And there is no question that having an elephant in one’s story adds an endearing side. “Everybody knows that!”      The … Continue reading »

Baby Steps of a Newborn Elephant: If At First You Don’t Succeed…
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Baby Steps of a Newborn Elephant: If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Life is never easy, especially for a newborn elephant who must take to his wobbly feet moments after his birth.  Baby steps for an elephant calf involve a number of face plants and unsteady moments but the little ones carry on, undaunted.      For as the saying goes “If at first you don’t succeed, … Continue reading »

Amongst the Elephants: The Day a King and Queen Visited an Elephant Orphanage in Africa
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Amongst the Elephants: The Day a King and Queen Visited an Elephant Orphanage in Africa

King Charles III and Queen Camilla recently completed a four day state visit to Kenya, the King’s first tour to a Commonwealth Country as Monarch. The highlight of their trip undoubtedly was the afternoon they spent at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) (5) Nursery in Nairobi surrounded by orphaned elephants, and one little blue-blanketed baby … Continue reading »

A Look Back at DSWT’s Wass, Pea and Pod: Wildlife Rescues Don’t Always Have a Happy Ending
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A Look Back at DSWT’s Wass, Pea and Pod: Wildlife Rescues Don’t Always Have a Happy Ending

With each and every wildlife rescue hopes are high for a happy ending for the animals in terms of their successful release back into the wild.  Such was the case when a little elephant, soon to be named Wass*, was loaded aboard a small plane with two tiny ostrich chicks who became Pea and Pod, … Continue reading »