Elephants and Trees Part 3: Trees Provide More Than a Canopy For Elephants: “The Lollipop Tree”
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Elephants and Trees Part 3: Trees Provide More Than a Canopy For Elephants: “The Lollipop Tree”

There is a magical place for rescued elephants in South America called Elephant Sanctuary Brazil (7) which currently provides a home for five “happy residents” (6) Maia, Rana, Mara, Bambi and Guillermina .  One wouldn’t think the setting could be more idyllic but for a towering copaiba tree affectionately known as “The Lollipop Tree”. It first … Continue reading »

Video Moment: “Sweetest Reunion!” – Sri Lankan Newborn Baby Elephant Rescued From Ditch Before Reunion With Mama
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Video Moment: “Sweetest Reunion!” – Sri Lankan Newborn Baby Elephant Rescued From Ditch Before Reunion With Mama

If not for the villagers who alerted the elephant rescue team in the Wilpattu National Park in Sri Lanka (2) the plight of a baby elephant pulled from a ditch might have been dire. As the wildlife officials arrived they estimated the calf had been trapped in the ditch for “more than 36 hours” (1) … Continue reading »

The Year Ahmed the Elephant Was Greened Up For Saint Patrick’s Day
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The Year Ahmed the Elephant Was Greened Up For Saint Patrick’s Day

Ireland has long held a tradition that, on St. Patrick’s Day, in celebration of their global presence and friendships with other nations they take part in the “greening of an iconic structure” (1) within that nation to symbolize their unique bond.  In 2016, in Kenya, the sculpture of Ahmed the Elephant was one of those … Continue reading »

Sign Wildlife SOS Petition to “PROTECT ELEPHANTS FROM SPEEDING TRAINS” to Give Indian elephants the Chance Nine-Month-Old Orphan Bani Didn’t Have
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Sign Wildlife SOS Petition to “PROTECT ELEPHANTS FROM SPEEDING TRAINS” to Give Indian elephants the Chance Nine-Month-Old Orphan Bani Didn’t Have

Wildlife SOS (1) has recently taken a critically injured elephant calf into their care at their Elephant Hospital in northern India.  Little Bani and her mama were struck by a speeding train, traveling through a known elephant corridor, which took the life of the mother elephant. Her baby is now receiving round-the-clock care by a … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back: Singing, and Dancing, in the Rain; Two Bestie Sanctuary Elephants Twirl & Squeal in Delight in Afternoon Thunderstorm!
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Singing, and Dancing, in the Rain; Two Bestie Sanctuary Elephants Twirl & Squeal in Delight in Afternoon Thunderstorm!

It’s as If it were yesterday, watching Debbie and Ronnie, besties at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, twirling and dancing and squealing in delight (that’s trumpeting in elephant speak) as the rain came pouring down. What fun they had in their almost synchronized dance, pausing only to sling mud over their own backs! No taking shelter … Continue reading »

Team Elephant Spoken Here So Enjoyed Their Experience With the #RetetiRun & the Certificates of Participation Are a Cool Reminder of That Special Day, in the USA!
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Team Elephant Spoken Here So Enjoyed Their Experience With the #RetetiRun & the Certificates of Participation Are a Cool Reminder of That Special Day, in the USA!

Reteti Elephant Sanctuary Rocks! Just loved their laid-back approach to their #RetetiRun inaugural event. Sign-up was easy and communication with Reteti Elephant Sanctuary was effortless as well. Received the #RetetiRun race bibs and certificates of participation pronto, via email as promised.  Old and young alike were invited to take part in the walk/run and did! … Continue reading »

Walking For Elephants!: Team Elephant Spoken Here Completes Their #RetetiRun
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Walking For Elephants!: Team Elephant Spoken Here Completes Their #RetetiRun

There is still time to take part in the #RetetiRun and to show your support for our elephants. The #RetetiRun runs through Sunday 11 June 2023. Assemble your herd (team!) and join in the fun. You will feel so good inside.  You don’t have to go far. It’s your spirit that counts. Team Elephant Spoken … Continue reading »

Show Your Support for Our Elephants!: Reteti Elephant Sanctuary Launches #RetetiRun & You Can Walk or Run Anywhere June 5- 11 2023
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Show Your Support for Our Elephants!: Reteti Elephant Sanctuary Launches #RetetiRun & You Can Walk or Run Anywhere June 5- 11 2023

Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Kenya, Africa is launching a “global, virtual walk and run” event to mirror the cherished walks that Reteti keepers take “through the bush as a herd” with their orphaned elephants each day. Share your “love for our planet,” and for our Earth’s Elephants, by taking part with your own ‘herd’ this … Continue reading »

Sign the Wildlife SOS Petition as Moti the Bull Elephant Suffered a Needless Death
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Sign the Wildlife SOS Petition as Moti the Bull Elephant Suffered a Needless Death

If not for his life as a begging elephant, Moti, a 35 year old bull, would certainly have been In his prime (in the wild, anyway). But for years Moti endured the hardships of a captive elephant, forced to give rides on unforgiving roads, scorching hot under his feet in the merciless Indian sun. What … Continue reading »

Some Memories of Elephants & Irish Clover for this St. Patrick’s Day
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Some Memories of Elephants & Irish Clover for this St. Patrick’s Day

There could be no better way to celebrate this Irish holiday than with elephants. These elephant sculptures, covered with Irish clover, were featured, (3) by Elephant Family, at a beach on Inchydoney Island in West Cork, Ireland some time ago to raise awareness of the plight of our elephants.  As we relive that memory let … Continue reading »