If Not For a Baby Elephant: How a Wildlife Charity, The Born Free Foundation, Was Born
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If Not For a Baby Elephant: How a Wildlife Charity, The Born Free Foundation, Was Born

‘An elephant never forgets… and it never forgets it was born free.’  Virginia McKenna As she approached her 90th year British actress turned wildlife conservationist Virginia McKenna  (born 7 June 1931) shared the story of how a sweet little elephant named Pole Pole forever changed her life and inspired a couple (she and her husband … Continue reading »

Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand; Beginnings: A Baby Elephant, the World’s First Elephant Wheelchair & A Visionary Determined to Uphold a Legacy
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Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand; Beginnings: A Baby Elephant, the World’s First Elephant Wheelchair & A Visionary Determined to Uphold a Legacy

Behind every strong visionary is an inspiration. In this story the inspiration for elephant lover Katherine Connor to provide sanctuary for captive & abused elephants in Thailand (BLES) was a baby elephant who demonstrated such courage, as he struggled to overcome an injury, that he could only have been named Boon Lott…     Katherine … Continue reading »

What is a “Head Waggle”? Elephant Researcher Captures That Behavior on Film as Well as Other Elephant Behavior at Play!
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What is a “Head Waggle”? Elephant Researcher Captures That Behavior on Film as Well as Other Elephant Behavior at Play!

As we look into the world of elephant behavior it is fascinating to observe these highly intelligent creatures, the way they communicate with each other and with humans, too! Dr. Joyce Poole of Elephant Voices takes us up-close with three different scenarios of elephants at play. In one instance Joyce explains that by doing a … Continue reading »

Baby Elephant in Stealth Mode, Original Watercolor & Ink Painting by Addison: ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Baby Elephant in Stealth Mode, Original Watercolor & Ink Painting by Addison: ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 3.5 x 2.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor & Ink Colors: grey baby elephant, white swans, pale crystal blue water & at the shoreline, sand and green grass. Featuring: baby elephant underwater amongst swans as it takes on the appearance of a swan itself by periscoping its trunk above the water in normal fashion, snorkeling! Title: “Baby … Continue reading »

Baby Elephant Resting on a Mushroom by Addison Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Baby Elephant Resting on a Mushroom by Addison Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 6 X 9 inches Medium: Watercolor Colors: pale blue elephant with perfect white toenails; red mushroom; green grass Featuring: baby elephant nestled upon a mushroom Title: Baby Elephant resting on a Mushroom by Addison Original Watercolor Elephant Painting Featured at: ArtPal/Addison     Continue reading »

Mamas Are So Important to Us & Elephants – Happy Mothers Day!
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Mamas Are So Important to Us & Elephants – Happy Mothers Day!

“In the wild elephants make some of the most devoted mothers in the animal kingdom. (elephants rumbling) This infant is just a few months old. Its mother constantly stays in close contact, guiding and reassuring her calf. (Mama elephant rumbles) Elephants have the longest gestation of any mammal. This mother carried her baby through 22 … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Drowning Baby Elephant Rescued By Her Quick Thinking Mama  &  Auntie Elephants
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Video Moment : Drowning Baby Elephant Rescued By Her Quick Thinking Mama & Auntie Elephants

It’s touch and go for a little elephant calf as the baby struggles to climb up out of the water; trunks outstretched in an effort to help her. But this African elephant herd does not stand idly by. For Mama elephant and two Aunties soon devise a way to rescue the drowning baby elephant. This … Continue reading »

“Snack Time at the Marshmallow Tree” by Addison : Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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“Snack Time at the Marshmallow Tree” by Addison : Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 7.125 x 10 inches Medium: Watercolor Colors:  green tree full of white marshmallows Featuring: pinkish red elephants; mama elephant reaching up, cheeky baby elephant finds her marshmallows on the ground! “Snack Time at the Marshmallow Tree” Title: “Snack Time at the Marshmallow Tree” by Addison : Original Watercolor Elephant Painting Featured at: ArtPal/Addison   … Continue reading »

Baby Elephant Walking in Puddles, Original Watercolor & Ink Painting by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Baby Elephant Walking in Puddles, Original Watercolor & Ink Painting by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 2.5 X 3.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor & Ink Colors:  Grey & blue water puddles Featuring: “Curious” baby elephant Title: Baby Elephant Walking in Puddles, Original Watercolor & Ink Painting by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting Featured at: ArtPal/Addison      Continue reading »

World Wildlife Day 2021, It’s Still About Our Elephants
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World Wildlife Day 2021, It’s Still About Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: Is it here already… World Wildlife Day 2021? The thing is, this day will always be about you, our elephants, the most majestic species on earth.   You make your home in a variety of habitats including deserts, swamps and the highlands but more commonly live in savannas, grasslands and even forests, which … Continue reading »