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

Name: DOLOLO Date of Birth: March 2017 Age When Rescued: 18 months Gender: Male Where Now:  The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery  Nairobi Kenya Africa Foster This Sweet Elephant Too Cute For Photos see Dololo’s photo gallery   Location of Rescue: “Privately owned land in Mzee Kirema’s Dam on MacKinnon Road .” see area on Fostering map Elephant Became Orphaned Because of: “stuck in … Continue reading »

30th Wild Born Elephant Baby!  Elephant Birth Announcement From the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Welcome to the World, Lulu! Born on 27 September 2018
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30th Wild Born Elephant Baby! Elephant Birth Announcement From the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Welcome to the World, Lulu! Born on 27 September 2018

It had been less than 24 hours after her arrival into this world that little Lulu was escorted by her mama, lit by the soft “glow of a waning moon,” onto Lualeni‘s old stomping grounds at the DSWT “Ithumba stockade”. As other former orphaned elephants raised by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust had done before her, … Continue reading »

Pang Suai : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s  Elephant Sanctuary  : Miss Beautiful
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Pang Suai : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s  Elephant Sanctuary  : Miss Beautiful

Name: Pang Suai Meaning of Name: ‘suai’ in Thai means ‘beautiful’ Gender: Female Age:  Now in her 40s  (” …in her 30s” when she arrived at BLES in 2009.) Personality: “large and strong” Formerly: Logging elephant Hardships Endured:  leg broken completely in two & most likely never medically attended to Where Now: Boon Lott’s Elephant … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Distraught Baby Elephant, Stuck on Her Back in a Ditch, is Rescued in India After Being Left Behind By Her Elephant Herd
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Video Moment: Distraught Baby Elephant, Stuck on Her Back in a Ditch, is Rescued in India After Being Left Behind By Her Elephant Herd

Sometimes it doesn’t matter how narrow or shallow the ditch, if you’re stuck, you’re stuck. Fortunately this little Asian elephant found that there are still kind humans left in this world to lend support to send one on its way. A recent elephant rescue in India, on video, proved just that. Distraught at the inability to … 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 »

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

Name: ESAMPU Name Origin/Meaning: Esampu means “light and shade” in the Maa language and is also the area of her rescue Date of Birth: February 2016 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 Esampu’s photo … Continue reading »

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

Name: KUISHI Name Origin/Meaning: Kuishi means “to live” in  Swahili. Date of Birth: 4 February 2016, a Tuesday Age When Rescued: ten months Gender: Female Where Now:  The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery  Nairobi Kenya Africa Foster This Sweet Elephant Too Cute For Photos see Kuishi’s photo gallery here   Location of Rescue: “On the plains … Continue reading »

Prayers Needed For Fragile Baby Elephant Named Ewaso Who Was Rescued at Just 8 Days Old From Rain-Swollen River in Kenya
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Prayers Needed For Fragile Baby Elephant Named Ewaso Who Was Rescued at Just 8 Days Old From Rain-Swollen River in Kenya

Just moments before plunging into the boisterous waters of the Ewaso Ng’iro River this tiny elephant calf was seen in a panic, searching desperately for the mother that she was definitely too young to be separated from. And ever since her rescue, by “brave staff and guests at the nearby Elephant Bedroom Camp” in Kenya, … Continue reading »

Celebrate #WorldElephantDay on 12 August 2017 With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Where “Everyday is World Elephant Day @DSWT”
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Celebrate #WorldElephantDay on 12 August 2017 With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Where “Everyday is World Elephant Day @DSWT”

With 2017’s World Elephant Day just 2 days away, Elephant Spoken Here would like to feature The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, where “Everyday is World Elephant Day @DSWT“. Words cannot express the gratitude we feel for Dame Daphne Sheldrick and her team for their work in saving the lives of our African elephants (baby elephant orphan rescues).   … Continue reading »

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 5 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 5 : Meet the Elephants!

Let us not forget: JUMA & BIBI baby bull Juma & Bibi (p. 263-264) who both died tragically; Let us not forget: OLMEG (p.266) who was the first and most likely the only baby elephant to share Jill’s bedroom. And despite the work it had taken to fluff up the floor with a “bed of … Continue reading »