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 »

The Elephant Whisperer:  My Life With the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence: Book Review Essay Part 6: Elephant Speak
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The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence: Book Review Essay Part 6: Elephant Speak

ELEPHANT SPEAK: It was magical, a “positive gentle communication” from Lawrence Anthony to his elephants. Sometimes The Elephant Whisperer would even sing. Yet part of that communication was non-verbal, “just being there doing nothing, saying nothing, (…purposefully ignoring them…) showing I was comfortable whether they were close by or not.”(ch. 6) “I had no idea … Continue reading »

The Elephant Whisperer:  My Life With the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!
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The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!

Meet the Elephants! NANA: Matriarch named in honor of Lawrence’s “mum” Regina, that name which she is affectionately known by her grandchildren. Nana’s sister (Mnumzane’s mother) had been the matriarch of this herd of “highly disturbed elephants” (ch. 2) before “she and her baby had been shot during the capture in Mpumalanga, their former home, … Continue reading »

Our African Elephants Will Never Forget Your Kindness: Elephant Conservationist Dame Daphne Sheldrick Has Died, Age 83
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Our African Elephants Will Never Forget Your Kindness: Elephant Conservationist Dame Daphne Sheldrick Has Died, Age 83

Even as Dame Daphne Sheldrick so bravely fought against the breast cancer that would take her life on 12 April 2018 at age 83, she was always thinking of her elephants and how she could make it better for them. In a 14 October 2017 facebook message she spoke of the newest addition to the … Continue reading »

Baby Elephant Encounters Pink Flamingo by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Baby Elephant Encounters Pink Flamingo by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 2.5 X 3.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor Colors: Pink (Flamingo) Featuring: BABY ELEPHANT Title: ACEO Original Watercolor Painting, Elephant ,  Flamingo ” What’s That?  ” by Addison   Continue reading »

Pippa the Pink Baby Elephant Standing Close to Mama by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Pippa the Pink Baby Elephant Standing Close to Mama by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 2.5 X 3.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor Colors: Pink Featuring: BABY ELEPHANT Title: ACEO Original Watercolor Painting,”  Pippa with Mom ” by Addison   SOLD!!!     Continue reading »

Baby Elephant Hugging Blue Soccer Ball by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Baby Elephant Hugging Blue Soccer Ball by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 2.5 X 3.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor Colors: Grey & Blue Featuring: BABY ELEPHANT Title: ACEO Original Watercolor Painting, “My Ball”, by Addison   SOLD !!!                 Continue reading »

Orphaned Baby Elephant Wearing Blanket, “I Like Pie” by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Orphaned Baby Elephant Wearing Blanket, “I Like Pie” by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

Artist: Addison Size: 2.5 X 3.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor Colors: Yellow Blanky Featuring: BABY ELEPHANT Title: ACEO Original Watercolor Painting, Elephant,”I Like Pie” with blanket, by Addison   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 »