National Elephant Appreciation Day 22 September 2016
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National Elephant Appreciation Day 22 September 2016

What Would We Do Without Elephants?     As we honor our pachyderms on this day, National Elephant Appreciation Day, we must remain steadfast in our efforts to save elephants from extinction.       We must remain steadfast in our efforts to put an end to the abuse inflicted on our elephants held in … Continue reading »

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

Name: Lempaute Date of Birth: Sunday 22 October 2006 Gender: Female Where now: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust at Voi with the Partially Independent Orphans This baby elephant is growing up! For more information and photos of Lempaute: Growing Up Ele : see them at DSWT  & see Lempaute’s photo gallery   She was “just two … Continue reading »

British Airways Gives the Ultimate Gift To Save Elephants With Their Sponsorship & Conservation Efforts at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya Africa
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British Airways Gives the Ultimate Gift To Save Elephants With Their Sponsorship & Conservation Efforts at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Nairobi, Kenya Africa

It is always more pleasing to give than to receive and there can be none more deserving of such gift than our orphaned baby elephants. Just ask the staff and crew members of a major airline who regularly volunteer to take part in each compassionate flight. For British Airways, providing warm blankets (comfort) and the transport of nourishment (special milk flown aboard their … Continue reading »

Faa Mai “The Most Happy Elephant”   Oh How She Has Grown!
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Faa Mai “The Most Happy Elephant” Oh How She Has Grown!

Sometimes there is no other joy like being an elephant and with Faa Mai, the “first born free” elephant at Elephant Nature Park who came into this world on 17 April 2009, there is no holding back. She finds happiness in so much around her, in fact, that she has come to be called “the … Continue reading »

Left to Die in a Poacher’s Snare, Baby Elephant is Rescued After Horrendous Suffering
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Left to Die in a Poacher’s Snare, Baby Elephant is Rescued After Horrendous Suffering

Attacked and left for dead, after poachers found his tusks virtually non-existent, little Simotua was sighted by rescuers from The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust hanging to life from injuries to both his head and encircling his right front leg. (He was also found to be malnourished and dehydrated from his inability to walk any great … Continue reading »

Elephant Nature Park Reunites Mother Elephant With Her Baby After Years Apart
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Elephant Nature Park Reunites Mother Elephant With Her Baby After Years Apart

Mama elephant Mae Yui and her calf MeBai shared a big hug as they wrapped their trunks around each after a gratifying reunion earlier this year, reports Jake Poldon for Daily Mail Online. With human intervention, and very caring humans at that, they were both relocated to the Elephant Nature Park in the Chiang Mai … Continue reading »

How to Accommodate an Unexpected Baby Elephant Houseguest
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How to Accommodate an Unexpected Baby Elephant Houseguest

One morning (The People’s Daily along with The Daily Mail reported) in the tiny village of Ba Ka, in Yunnan, an unexpected houseguest came crashing through a bedroom wall. Upon hearing his daughter’s screams, Tie Wen rushed inside. Staring up at him appeared to be 220 pounds of baby elephant.  And it was. It was … Continue reading »

Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram “I Choose Elephants Over Ivory”
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Leonardo DiCaprio on Instagram “I Choose Elephants Over Ivory”

Leonardo DiCaprio may be known in Hollywood for his film roles in Titanic (as Jack Dawson) and in The Aviator (as Howard Hughes). But after the establishment of his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) in 1998 he has become a compassionate environmentalist as well. Leonardo cares about elephants. An instagram post of his for the U.S. Fish & Wildlife … Continue reading »

Supreme Court in India to Decide on How to Protect Captive Elephants of Kerala
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Supreme Court in India to Decide on How to Protect Captive Elephants of Kerala

In an unprecedented move the Supreme Court in India has called for the “registration of all of the captive elephants in Kerala” and an immediate count of said animals. This action is being taken to “hold people accountable” for any and “all acts of cruelty” these elephants have endured for far too long. Historically, the … Continue reading »