Concern For Sweet Baby Elephant Discovered in South Africa Without His Trunk :  Animated Video Shows the Importance of an Elephant’s Trunk
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Concern For Sweet Baby Elephant Discovered in South Africa Without His Trunk : Animated Video Shows the Importance of an Elephant’s Trunk

An African baby elephant has recently been sighted with his elephant herd in Kruger National Park and it wasn’t a heartwarming moment. Sadly, the little elephant was missing his iconic trunk. Whether the maiming was caused by the attack of a predator, such as a crocodile or a lion, or by a poacher’s snare is unknown. … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Watch Egrets Enjoying the Afternoon Among Playful Baby Elephants & Their Elephant Herd in Sri Lanka
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Video Moment : Watch Egrets Enjoying the Afternoon Among Playful Baby Elephants & Their Elephant Herd in Sri Lanka

Egrets & elephants are not an unfamiliar sight. Watch them peacefully coexist on a lazy afternoon in Sri Lanka. “Playtime of Baby elephants” by cp wild Lanka on YouTube Image: CC Flickr: Mama elephant & her baby among the egrets in Sri Lanka   Continue reading »

The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence: Book Review Essay Part 5: Memorable Moments
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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 5: Memorable Moments

 Memorable Moments First Encounter Initiated by the Elephants, As Nana and Baby Mandla Stood at the Boma Fence. “…suddenly I felt sheathed in a sense of contentment. Despite standing just a pace from this previously foul-tempered wild animal who until now would have liked nothing better than to kill me, I had never felt safer. … Continue reading »

The Elephant Whisperer: My Life With the Herd in the African Wild by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence: Book Review Essay Part 4 : Don’t Miss This
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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 4 : Don’t Miss This

 DON’T MISS THIS: ch. 14 Frankie & the Four Wheeler “I involuntarily sat down on the bike and looked up at the crinkled underside of Frankie’s throat in petrified wonder.” ch. 17 Nana’s & the Herd’s First Visit to the House, at 2am!  Of Nana: “I doubt whether many people have had a ten-foot five-ton … Continue reading »

Saying Goodbye : VIDEO Shows How Elephants Do Grieve and Mourn Over Their Dead
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Saying Goodbye : VIDEO Shows How Elephants Do Grieve and Mourn Over Their Dead

The story goes that a group of tourists (you can hear them speaking faintly on the video) visiting Chobe National Park in Botswana, Africa witnessed a touching event. While on safari they happened onto a recently departed elephant, surrounded by an elephant herd standing solemnly behind. Sadly, these elephants were saying goodbye to one of … Continue reading »

MALIMA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute
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MALIMA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute

Name: MALIMA Name Origin/Meaning: This baby elephant was found on a mound of earth. Malima means mound in Swahili. Date of Birth: 18 May 2016, a Wednesday Age When Rescued: five months Gender: Female Where Now: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust  Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Foster This Sweet Elephant Too Cute For Photos see Malima’s photo … Continue reading »

Video Moment: An Elephant Thank You:  After a Dramatic Well Rescue in India Sweet Elephant Gives Last Minute Pause After She is Assisted in Her Return to Her Elephant Herd
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Video Moment: An Elephant Thank You: After a Dramatic Well Rescue in India Sweet Elephant Gives Last Minute Pause After She is Assisted in Her Return to Her Elephant Herd

After a six-hour long ordeal villagers “in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu” breathed a collective sigh of relief for their efforts in rescuing a fraught elephant who had found herself trapped at the bottom of an abandoned “farm well”. With the assistance of, and encouragement from, “wildlife officials, a doctor and volunteers” an … Continue reading »

Caught on Video: Witness a Newborn Baby Elephant, Only a Few Hours Old, With His Elephant Herd & See How Fang the Elephant, Named For Her Backward-Facing Tusk, Protectively Picks Him Up After Calf Tumbles Down a Slope : Part 1
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Caught on Video: Witness a Newborn Baby Elephant, Only a Few Hours Old, With His Elephant Herd & See How Fang the Elephant, Named For Her Backward-Facing Tusk, Protectively Picks Him Up After Calf Tumbles Down a Slope : Part 1

At the Djuma Private Game Reserve in South Africa’s Kruger National Park a precious gift arrived on 12 October 2016 in the form of a tiny newborn elephant calf. Although the actual birth was not caught on camera safari guides Brent and Jamie were able to witness the miracle just hours after it happened. Watch … Continue reading »

SUSWA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele
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SUSWA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele

Name: SUSWA Date of Birth: Thursday 9 February 2012 Age on Arrival: 18 months old Gender: Female Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Now at Voi with the Partially Independent Orphans This baby elephant is growing up!   See Suswa: Growing Up Ele : her Orphan Profile, Photos & a video at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife … Continue reading »