Video Moment, A Look Back: Rescued Logging Elephant, Maimed by Accident Aged Two, Enjoys Peaceful Life at Thailand Sanctuary
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Rescued Logging Elephant, Maimed by Accident Aged Two, Enjoys Peaceful Life at Thailand Sanctuary

“Kabu Elephant’s Life One Year After Rescued” Tom Oliver, Elephant Ambassador: “Now this is the lovely Kabu. Kabu has been here at the Elephant Nature Park (2) since September 2015.”     “When she was a bub she had to accompany her mother who was forced to work in the illegal logging trade.”  “And when … Continue reading »

KHANYISA: Elephant of the Week at HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa: ‘Sunshine’: Part 2
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KHANYISA: Elephant of the Week at HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa: ‘Sunshine’: Part 2

What Makes This Sweet Elephant Unique: This little elephant is a very rare albino. As an albino elephant her skin is especially sensitive to sunlight.  To compensate, Khanyisa has been known to find the best sunshade underneath the larger elephants or at least beside them to block out the intensity of the sun! Her carer, … Continue reading »

KHANYISA: Elephant of the Week at HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa: ‘Sunshine’: Part 1
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KHANYISA: Elephant of the Week at HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa: ‘Sunshine’: Part 1

Name: Khanyisa Name Origin/Meaning: ‘Light’ or ‘Sunshine’ in Shona language   (“As she took her first steps out into the lush green gardens of the orphanage, she looked so peaceful and almost angelic, with the morning sunshine emphasising all the colours of her surroundings and her unique self. Adine decided to name her Sunshine, and … Continue reading »

Meet Little Ele Khanyisa the Brave, Rescued By HERD Elephant Orphanage, South Africa: A More Action, Less Talk Video!
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Meet Little Ele Khanyisa the Brave, Rescued By HERD Elephant Orphanage, South Africa: A More Action, Less Talk Video!

If you don’t know orphaned baby elephant Khanyisa who was rescued following an appalling snaring incident we’d like to introduce her to you now. This is a look back to February 2020 on this less talk, more action cc video from HERD, starring Khanyisa the Brave*, the rare albino elephant who was just over four … Continue reading »

The Amazing African Elephant, A Lesson on Video: Up-Close & Personal Look at an African Elephant’s Big Feet With Guide From HERD Elephant Orphanage in South Africa!
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The Amazing African Elephant, A Lesson on Video: Up-Close & Personal Look at an African Elephant’s Big Feet With Guide From HERD Elephant Orphanage in South Africa!

African elephants are amazing animals. Their feet and foot pads are designed to support their massive weight in a unique way. Even the cracks in their foot pads serve as identifying marks, similar to a human fingerprint. So one can track an elephant just as easily as one identifies tire tracks in the mud. The … Continue reading »

Pocha and Guillermina, Elephant Rescue 101: Watch Their Last Moments at Argentina EcoParque as Mother & Daughter Zoo Elephants Are Now Starting Their New Life at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil
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Pocha and Guillermina, Elephant Rescue 101: Watch Their Last Moments at Argentina EcoParque as Mother & Daughter Zoo Elephants Are Now Starting Their New Life at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil

Pocha and Guillermina Are Now Free & Excited to Be at Their Forever Home at Elephant Sanctuary Brazil Two female Asian elephants who had endured a life of captivity, the mother, acquired by EcoParque Mendoza (Argentina) in 1968, her daughter, born on those grounds (their elephant exhibit) in what can only be described as a “pit … Continue reading »

IRINGA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Remember Me
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IRINGA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Remember Me

Name: Iringa Date of Birth: 1969; wild born in Mozambique, Africa (1)      Captured: 1971  Procured by: the Toronto Zoo in 1974     Source (13)   Rescued by: PAWS Wildlife Sanctuary (2) & Bob Barker (3) in October 2013  Gender: Female Date of Death: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 at PAWS  Cause of Death: “humanely euthanized” … Continue reading »

THIKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society:  Loxodonta africana
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THIKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Loxodonta africana

Name: Thika (pronounced ‘Tee-ka’) (1) Date of Birth: 18 October 1980 at the Toronto Zoo Parents: Tantor (male) (2) born 1969, captured 1971, died 2 Aug 1989 & Tequila (female) (3) wild born 1970, captured 1972,    died 2 September 2008.                                … Continue reading »

TOKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society:  Loxodonta africana
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TOKA: Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society: Loxodonta africana

Name: Toka Date of Birth: 1970; wild born in Mozambique, Africa Captured: 1972 (Toka’s mother was killed in a government ordered cull) (1)  Procured by: the Toronto Zoo on 4 September 1974 Rescued: October 2013 Gender: Female Where Now: PAWS Wildlife Sanctuary (2)       Loxodonta africana  For more information on how to ADOPT TOKA (3) and … Continue reading »

To All Elephant Lovers: Fulfill a Wish For an Elephant at Sanctuary This Valentine’s Day
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To All Elephant Lovers: Fulfill a Wish For an Elephant at Sanctuary This Valentine’s Day

Elephants who have had the good fortune of being rescued from their former dreadful lives (circus elephants, zoo elephants, logging elephants, and those used for elephant rides) and are in a healing place, such as an ethical sanctuary for elephants, would love to hear from you.  So, if you love elephants take a moment to … Continue reading »