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 »

“I’ll Never Let You Go”: Little Lost Elephant Calf Reunited With Its Mother After Three Days Alone in Reserve in India: Snuggles During Nap
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“I’ll Never Let You Go”: Little Lost Elephant Calf Reunited With Its Mother After Three Days Alone in Reserve in India: Snuggles During Nap

After becoming separated from its herd a “four to five months old” (1) elephant calf was recently reunited with its mother as an aerial photograph attests. The touching moment was captured as mama and baby elephant napped and snuggled together after the ordeal as if to say ‘I’ll never let you go” again. This loving … Continue reading »

What a Day For Our Elephants: Team Elephant Spoken Here Takes Part in HERD Elephant Orphanage’s Trails For Trunks 2023 Worldwide Virtual Event!
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What a Day For Our Elephants: Team Elephant Spoken Here Takes Part in HERD Elephant Orphanage’s Trails For Trunks 2023 Worldwide Virtual Event!

Team Elephant Spoken Here conquered the heat of August in America, for our elephants in South Africa, to take part in the HERD Elephant Orphanage’s #TrailsForTrunks Event!      The variety of ways to participate made this event so much fun. Silas to chose to Cycle & Savannah chose to Walk in behalf of HERD’s … Continue reading »

Elephant Spoken Here Observes 8th Anniversary on this World Elephant Day, 12 August 2023, As Concern Over Declining Elephant Populations Continues
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Elephant Spoken Here Observes 8th Anniversary on this World Elephant Day, 12 August 2023, As Concern Over Declining Elephant Populations Continues

With elephant populations dwindling worldwide this World Elephant Day’s message of ‘bringing the world together to help elephants’ (1) is especially important.  Finding solutions to the biggest threats driving our wild elephants to extinction, human-elephant conflict and the illegal ivory trade leading to the poaching of our elephants, is what is desperately needed now.    … Continue reading »

HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa is Hosting 2nd Annual Trails For Trunks World Elephant Day Event 11 – 13 August 2023; Adopt an Elephant For a Chance to Win a Prize!
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HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa is Hosting 2nd Annual Trails For Trunks World Elephant Day Event 11 – 13 August 2023; Adopt an Elephant For a Chance to Win a Prize!

HERD (Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation & Development) South Africa is hosting its 2nd Annual TRAILS FOR TRUNKS event to coincide with the 2023 World Elephant Day Weekend. This will include a live event in South Africa and a VIRTUAL EVENT WORLDWIDE. And there is still time (deadline is 12 August 2023) to adopt a HERD elephant … Continue reading »

“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 4
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“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 4

‘Look out!’ Marvin cries to the herd. ‘The machines are coming!’ ‘What do we do?!’ cry the elephants. ‘They’ve got Dirk!’     ‘Wait. What’s that sound? It sounds like…’ ‘Machines.’     ‘I can’t get free!’ shouted Dirk ‘Help me!’     “Amelia screams from the launch pad. Waaaaahhhhhhhhhooooo!’     ‘I can do … Continue reading »

There is No Stronger Love Than a Mama’s Love For Her Baby – Happy Mother’s Day to Humans and Elephants Alike!
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There is No Stronger Love Than a Mama’s Love For Her Baby – Happy Mother’s Day to Humans and Elephants Alike!

Agatha Christie said it best. “A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity. It dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.” (3) As is typical of an elephant mama the moment she recognizes her son from a distance, … Continue reading »

“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 3
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“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 3

‘Whoops… ooommmmpppphhhh’ cried Amelia.     ‘The machines are coming!’ warned Marvin. ‘I can’t move! ‘Don’t panic. I’ll help you.’ (Marvin)   ‘Run, Amelia, run!’     ‘It’s okay, they’re slowing down, but we have to tell the herd!’ said Marvin   (The elephant herd confronts Amelia)  ‘You almost led them right to us.’   … Continue reading »

“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 2
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“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 2

‘Ooooooh, what is this?’ ‘It’s the world’s largest nest!’ ‘Awwwwkkkkkk!’ (Marvin falls in)   ‘I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I’m sorry!’ ‘CAAAAAWWWWWW!’     ‘Grab on!’     ‘Amelia! What are you doing?’ squawked Marvin ‘I don’t know.’     ‘It’s okay. I’ll help. I make nests all the time.’    ‘Well, it’s not a nest, … Continue reading »

“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 1
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“Flight of the Elephant” Musical Event Is a Splendid Elephant Family Story : Part 1

If you have never discovered this delightful story before now is the time to become acquainted with young Amelia the elephant, Marvin the oxpecker and, of course, Dirk the elephant, who comes to appreciate that sometimes the most unlikely solutions from the most unlikely sources can somehow save the day!  With a message that still … Continue reading »