Video Moment : Baby Elephant Meets Elephant Clans  The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 6
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Video Moment : Baby Elephant Meets Elephant Clans The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 6

“A mother and her child walk ancestral elephant highways to meet five thousand elephants at an extraordinary meeting of elephant families.” Across the great Kalahari Desert these elephants roam as they have for generations in search of water holes and abundant grasses, trees and shrubs so that they may eat. The following is transcribed from … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Bull Elephant Reveals an Ancient Migration Path   The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 5
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Video Moment : Bull Elephant Reveals an Ancient Migration Path The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 5

“Tracking and (sic) old bull elephant may lead us on a path to discovering the ancient paths of Angola.” Watch as a majestic bull elephant tusker is collared so that elephant researchers  can gain insight into their long ingrained instincts to travel identical migration paths as their ancestors did before them. Insight that will give … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive  The Long Walk Home   BBC Earth  Part 4
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Video Moment : Exhausted Baby Elephant Struggles To Survive The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 4

“A baby elephant in danger struggles to keep up with his mother as a human lends a helping hand. The future of elephants is in our hands.” Watch as a baby elephant, in imminent danger of succumbing to over exertion and a lack of food and water, gets encouragement from Mike to follow his mama … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Elephants Sniffing Out 10 Million Landmines  from The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 3
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Video Moment : Elephants Sniffing Out 10 Million Landmines from The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 3

“Using their elephant sense of smell to detect ten million unexploded landmines to make their way home to Angola.”  Watch as elephants periscope their trunks while they swim across the Chobe River enroute to their native land. The following is transcribed from  Elephants Sniffing Out 10 Million Landmines | The Long Walk Home | BBC … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Elephants Under Threat of A Cull  from  The Long Walk Home  BBC Earth  Part 2
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Video Moment : Elephants Under Threat of A Cull from The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 2

“As populations grow, resources become scarce in the threatened ecosystem of the Kalahari Desert and talks of an elephant cull begin to surface.” Watch as herds of African elephants make their journey to their favorite meeting place (on the Chobe River in Botswana) as Mike Chase contemplates the horrors of an imminent elephant cull. The … Continue reading »

Video Moment : “Baby Elephant’s First Water” from  The Long Walk Home   BBC Earth  Part 1
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Video Moment : “Baby Elephant’s First Water” from The Long Walk Home BBC Earth Part 1

“Traversing the elephant highways of the Kalahari Desert is thirsty work, especially for this hour-old elephant calf on his first ever trip to water” Watch as a newborn elephant instinctively follows his elephant herd and elephant mama to discover a wonderland of water holes, his first discovery of them. And not without taking a tumble … Continue reading »

Video Moment : Are You My Mother?  Orphaned Baby Elephant Takes Comfort By Laying Her Head on Her Rescuer’s Lap as She is Abandoned By Her Elephant Herd a Second Time
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Video Moment : Are You My Mother? Orphaned Baby Elephant Takes Comfort By Laying Her Head on Her Rescuer’s Lap as She is Abandoned By Her Elephant Herd a Second Time

Rescuer’s Tried To Reunite Baby Elephant With Her Wild Elephant Family It was 4 April 2019 when a baby elephant, who came to be known as Chabakeaw, was discovered in Bueng Kan,Thailand  all alone and stuck in a mud hole. From the moment of her rescue she was taken in and “hand-reared” by the wild … Continue reading »

Video Moment : “Baby Elephant Takes Her First Bath” by BBC Earth : Starring Gawa, With a Triumphant  Appearance by Wiva, & All Their “Elephant Nannies”
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Video Moment : “Baby Elephant Takes Her First Bath” by BBC Earth : Starring Gawa, With a Triumphant Appearance by Wiva, & All Their “Elephant Nannies”

Orphaned elephants from the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust , Ithumba Unit, are featured in this BBC video narrated by cameraman  Gordon Buchanan as he films a short video from his “Elephant Family and Me” series. (“Wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan travels to the spectacular Tsavo wilderness in Kenya to try to get closer than ever before … Continue reading »

Feisty Little Gawa Turns Three!  On the Day of Her Birth Baby Elephant Became the 22nd Known Wild Born Baby Born to Ex-Orphans of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Feisty Little Gawa Turns Three! On the Day of Her Birth Baby Elephant Became the 22nd Known Wild Born Baby Born to Ex-Orphans of the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Feisty Little Elephant Just like her mama (Galana) before her, Gawa the elephant’s “feisty spirit” drives her ambition as she contemplates her most intimidating stance in preparation for her mock charge. When you’re still a little squirt any talents one has should be used to one’s advantage. Don’t you think?  See Gawa with “her enchanting … Continue reading »

“Why elephants never forget” :  Learn About Elephant Intelligence & Memory from a Fun Animated Video
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“Why elephants never forget” : Learn About Elephant Intelligence & Memory from a Fun Animated Video

For those of us who love elephants, and are always researching or writing about them, we have never failed to understand their intelligence or doubted their human-like qualities.  So when we discovered  this gem of a video, portraying the science behind an elephant’s “encephalization quotient,” explaining their memory & intelligence in such a fun way … Continue reading »