Video Moment :  I Would Never Leave You Behind : Mama Elephant Helps Her Baby Over Barrier Next to Road in India
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Video Moment : I Would Never Leave You Behind : Mama Elephant Helps Her Baby Over Barrier Next to Road in India

How many elephants does it take to lift a baby elephant over a concrete barrier placed alongside a road? Just one actually and it was a snap for the Mama elephant who gently takes her trunk and scoops her baby up and over after the elephant calf was unable to make the climb on her … Continue reading »

Two Special Indian Elephants Set to Inherit Property From Man Who Has Devoted His Life to Them in Appreciation For Their Loyalty To Him
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Two Special Indian Elephants Set to Inherit Property From Man Who Has Devoted His Life to Them in Appreciation For Their Loyalty To Him

Having raised them from birth it is not surprising that landowner Akhtar Imam, from Bihar, in the eastern part of India, would want to provide for his elephants after his death. Although his wife and children “are not entirely happy” with his decision to bequeath 6.2 acres of his homestead “worth Rs 5 crore“, (approx. … Continue reading »

Tarra & Bella : The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends by Carol Buckley : Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Review
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Tarra & Bella : The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends by Carol Buckley : Juvenile Non-Fiction Book Review

A Timeless True Story For Elephant Lovers of All Ages This is the story of Tarra and Bella. Tarra, is an Asian elephant. And Bella, an abandoned little mixed breed pooch. They were both given a second chance at life. Maybe that is why they understood each other so well. For reasons known only to … Continue reading »

KILAGUNI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 1
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KILAGUNI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 1

Name:  KILAGUNI Date of Birth: 11 December 2008, a Thursday “DSWT orphaned elephants are assigned approximate birth dates as there is no way of knowing the actual day they were born”. Date of Rescue 22 May 2009    Age When Rescued:  appox. 5 months Gender: Male Where Now: “Living Wild”  Rehabilitated back Into the Wild … Continue reading »

Cool Kids Art Contest : Draw Your Fav African Animal, Win a Cute Elephant Jewelry Prize :  Hurry! Deadline is 12 May 2020
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Cool Kids Art Contest : Draw Your Fav African Animal, Win a Cute Elephant Jewelry Prize : Hurry! Deadline is 12 May 2020

If you are between the ages of 5 and 14 you are eligible* to enter the 1st “Patrick Mavros Art Competition.” But don’t delay as you must have a photograph of your drawing (include your age), your “interesting fact about your favourite African animal” (it could be an African elephant 🙂 or it could be … Continue reading »

“Loving Lockdown” :  Elephants Roam Freely on Paths Without Worry As Humans Restricted to Staying Inside
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“Loving Lockdown” : Elephants Roam Freely on Paths Without Worry As Humans Restricted to Staying Inside

If any good can come out of this worldwide pandemic one could say that wildlife and nature stand to benefit the most. As humans continue to stay indoors on lockdown there is a noticeable (positive) difference on the impact to our environment. The clash of humans with wildlife, especially with our elephants (human-elephant conflict), has … Continue reading »

Earth Day Celebrates Half a Century of Concern For the Planet, 22 April 2020: In Harmony With This Year’s Theme, Let’s Learn How Elephants Are Affected By Climate Change
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Earth Day Celebrates Half a Century of Concern For the Planet, 22 April 2020: In Harmony With This Year’s Theme, Let’s Learn How Elephants Are Affected By Climate Change

Happy 50th birthday Earth Day!  As the world is still coping with the COVID-19 crisis “Digital Earth Day Events” are scheduled to take place today, 22 April 2020, to comply with social distancing and stay-at-home guidelines. In reality, “Earth Day is every day, and anywhere you are” but take a moment to join in as … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back : Through Their Eyes, Stop Elephant Poaching Now
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Video Moment, A Look Back : Through Their Eyes, Stop Elephant Poaching Now

If only we could see what an elephant sees, feel what an elephant feels. Through their eyes… if only humans could see through an elephant’s eyes. Humans know they can do so much better. The stench of blood ivory will forever remain on a poacher’s hands. Elephant poaching must stop now.   “Like us, elephants … Continue reading »

Share Our Message of Hope For Our Elephants: Celebrating 50 Likes on Our Facebook Page, Elephant Spoken Here
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Share Our Message of Hope For Our Elephants: Celebrating 50 Likes on Our Facebook Page, Elephant Spoken Here

Thank you ESH readers, elephant advocates and those who love elephants :). Elephant Spoken Here celebrates you and our elephants. Together we can send our message of elephant conservation around the world.   50 likes and counting! Together we can do this.   Elephant Spoken Here facebook page Elephant Spoken Here website Image: CC Flickr: … Continue reading »

Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times
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Elephants Can Be Our Touchstones During Difficult Times

As humans, as we find ourselves facing situations we don’t understand or dissimilar from those we had yet to encounter, (such as the COVID-19 outbreak that is sweeping the globe right now) and discover that the routines we found comfort in are no longer possible, it can seem quite disconcerting and bleak. We may seek … Continue reading »