Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times
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Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times

As humans, as we find ourselves facing situations we don’t understand or dissimilar from those we had yet to encounter, (such as the COVID-19 outbreak that is sweeping the globe right now) and discover that the routines we found comfort in are no longer possible, it can seem quite disconcerting and bleak. We may seek … Continue reading »

Save a Place in Your Hearts For Elephants on This Saint Patrick’s Day
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Save a Place in Your Hearts For Elephants on This Saint Patrick’s Day

While helping elephants may never have been a part of your Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in the past there is no better time to save a place in your hearts for elephants than this Irish holiday today, 17 March 2020. This year proves to be quite untraditional so why not christen an elephant to be … Continue reading »

Celebrate World Wildlife Day 3 March 2020 : For Our Elephants
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Celebrate World Wildlife Day 3 March 2020 : For Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: It’s a beautiful thing: remembering World Wildlife Day 2020 and helping to save you, our elephants.       In 2020 World Wildlife Day has chosen the message of “Sustaining All Life on Earth,” showing an interconnectedness between us all; all living creatures, including humans, & the flora and the fauna in the … Continue reading »

TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 2
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TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 2

UPDATES: FB 06022017 “By early 2017, Orwa (Teleki’s longtime friend) was displaying signs that he was ready to return to the wild, spending more and more time with the ex-orphans and choosing to have ‘wild sleepovers’. In April 2017, he (Orwa) found the confidence to become fully independent and along with Bongo and Vuria, Teleki, … Continue reading »

TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 1
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TELEKI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 1

Name:  TELEKI Name Origin/Meaning:  The Teleki Valley was so named for the explorer Count Samuel Teleki, who in 1887 “led the first expedition to penetrate the forest zone of Mount Kenya”*. Fittingly, the baby elephant rescued  from the area  was christened Teleki. Date of Birth: 18 May 2011, a Wednesday “DSWT orphaned elephants are assigned … Continue reading »

Elephant Expert Shares His Amazing Story of His Life With Captive Elephants, His Appalling Discovery of the Mistreatment of Those Elephants and His Vow to Provide Sanctuary & Healing For Captive & Performing Elephants Worldwide : Part 3
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Elephant Expert Shares His Amazing Story of His Life With Captive Elephants, His Appalling Discovery of the Mistreatment of Those Elephants and His Vow to Provide Sanctuary & Healing For Captive & Performing Elephants Worldwide : Part 3

Keith: “It is sort of like they just did not realize what they have missed until they were exposed to a different life.” Scott: “In many cases, yes, because it becomes about survival.” Keith: “You not only provided sanctuary but you actually went out and rescued elephants. Is that right?” Scott: “Yeah, you know, the … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Baby Elephant Meets Elephant Clans  The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 6
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Video Moment : Baby Elephant Meets Elephant Clans The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 6

“A mother and her child walk ancestral elephant highways to meet five thousand elephants at an extraordinary meeting of elephant families.” Across the great Kalahari Desert these elephants roam as they have for generations in search of water holes and abundant grasses, trees and shrubs so that they may eat. The following is transcribed from … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Bull Elephant Reveals an Ancient Migration Path   The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 5
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Video Moment : Bull Elephant Reveals an Ancient Migration Path The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 5

“Tracking and (sic) old bull elephant may lead us on a path to discovering the ancient paths of Angola.” Watch as a majestic bull elephant tusker is collared so that elephant researchers  can gain insight into their long ingrained instincts to travel identical migration paths as their ancestors did before them. Insight that will give … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive  The Long Walk Home   BBC Earth  Part 4
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Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 4

“A baby elephant in danger struggles to keep up with his mother as a human lends a helping hand. The future of elephants is in our hands.” Watch as a baby elephant, in imminent danger of succumbing to over exertion and a lack of food and water, gets encouragement from Mike to follow his mama … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Elephants Sniffing Out 10 Million Landmines  from The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 3
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Video Moment : Elephants Sniffing Out 10 Million Landmines from The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 3

“Using their elephant sense of smell to detect ten million unexploded landmines to make their way home to Angola.”  Watch as elephants periscope their trunks while they swim across the Chobe River enroute to their native land. The following is transcribed from  Elephants Sniffing Out 10 Million Landmines | The Long Walk Home | BBC … Continue reading »