Baby, Baby! : 2020, A Wondrous Year for African Elephant Births in Amboseli
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Baby, Baby! : 2020, A Wondrous Year for African Elephant Births in Amboseli

Once we are able to look back on the year 2020 we will discover that the proverb “every cloud has a silver lining” will hold true, for there can be encouraging news hidden, even amongst the bleak. In relation to our elephants we have found reports of an increase in our African elephant population encouraging … Continue reading »

Growing Concern as Elephant Deaths Now Reported in Zimbabwe, 12 Carcasses of Young Elephants Found So Far
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Growing Concern as Elephant Deaths Now Reported in Zimbabwe, 12 Carcasses of Young Elephants Found So Far

Officials from a Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife agency have begun investigating the deaths of 12 young elephants discovered in a forested area just north of the country’s renowned Hwange National Park. This, reported on Sunday 30 August 2020. WION News Anchor Palki Sharma: “Let us now get to the latest from Zimbabwe which seems to … Continue reading »

Never Give Up : Mama Elephant Steadies Her Newborn After It Takes a Tumble on the Chobe River; Spirited Calf Seen Swimming Across With Her Elephant Family Later That Same Day!
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Never Give Up : Mama Elephant Steadies Her Newborn After It Takes a Tumble on the Chobe River; Spirited Calf Seen Swimming Across With Her Elephant Family Later That Same Day!

A New Elephant Life Brings Joy Amidst Recent Elephant Tragedy in Botswana As wildlife officials have yet to release any conclusive results as to why more than 350 elephants have died in the Okavango Delta area of Botswana, the sighting of a new elephant life could only bring joy to this African nation recently left … Continue reading »

Elephant Spoken Here Turns Five With a Look Back at the #DontLetThemDisappear Campaign’s Elephant Ice Sculpture in Manhattan
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Elephant Spoken Here Turns Five With a Look Back at the #DontLetThemDisappear Campaign’s Elephant Ice Sculpture in Manhattan

As Elephant Spoken Here turns five today,12 August 2020, our passion for elephant conservation has not abated.  For our elephants need us, even more. Over the past several years poignant demonstrations have taken place across the globe in cities like Toronto (Canada), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Johannesburg (South Africa) Nairobi, (Kenya, Africa) and in NYC (USA). … Continue reading »

Countdown to World Elephant Day, 12 August 2020,  “Elevents” For Everyone!
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Countdown to World Elephant Day, 12 August 2020, “Elevents” For Everyone!

With less than three days to go until World Elephant Day 12 August 2020 the following organizations have come together for our elephants, for elephant conservation. There are “elevents” for everyone!:   “Let’s Put Lucy on the Agenda!” Sweet elephant Lucy has been living in the Edmonton Zoo for over 43 years and LEAP Lucy’s … Continue reading »

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 »