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 »

Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 2
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Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 2

Adopt Pang Dow the elephant at BLES                                           PANG DOW Creative Commons Video by BoonLottsBLES Films   Pang Dow’s Triumphs at BLES# 9 July 2021  “Pretty, Precious, Petite and Pumpkin Crazy, Pang Dow…… She might … Continue reading »

Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 1
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Pang Dow: Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES: Lucky Star: Part 1

Name: Pang Dow Naam Chok Affectionately Known As:  Pang Dow; Miss Lucky Star Thai Name meaning: “Lucky Star” Gender: Female Age: at rescue,’ in her early twenties’ (in 2010) Personality:  Since her rescue she is peaceful, happy, content, strong yet gentle, courageous, forgiving & determined to love (after all that this sweet elephant has been … Continue reading »

KILAGUNI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 2
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KILAGUNI : Elephant of the Week at Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild : Part 2

They’ve Come So Far: Elephant Nursery Graduates From the Class of 2010! : Into the Wild   DSWT Elephant Orphanage Nursery Nairobi, Kenya, Africa Relocated to: DSWT “Ithumba Rehabilitation Centre in Northern Tsavo East National Park” On This Date: 7 June 2010   Kilaguni willingly accepted his morning bottle as he walked onto the transport … 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 »

LUGGARD : Elephant of the Week at the DSWT : Too Cute : Part 2
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LUGGARD : Elephant of the Week at the DSWT : Too Cute : Part 2

Ongoing Medical Treatment: This baby bull elephant will have a long road of rehabilitation ahead of him. (“How he was going to heal from such severe injuries remained unknown, as any possibility of pinning the leg was not possible given the extent of override of the bone and contraction of the muscles.“)  Luggard will continue … Continue reading »

LUGGARD : Elephant of the Week at the DSWT : Too Cute : Part 1
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LUGGARD : Elephant of the Week at the DSWT : Too Cute : Part 1

Name: LUGGARD Not to be confused with Lugard, Lissa the elephant’s “third born wild baby“. Date of Birth*:  1 November 2015, a Sunday *DSWT orphaned elephants are assigned approximate birth dates as there is no way of knowing the actual day they were born. Age When Rescued: four months Gender: Male Where Now:  The David … Continue reading »

MAKTAO : Elephant of the Week at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute : Part 2
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MAKTAO : Elephant of the Week at the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute : Part 2

  Ongoing Medical Treatment: “Maktao requires 24/7 Keeper care and plenty of specialist formula milk“ How Baby Elephant is Adjusting to New Elephant Family at DSWT: Deep within his little elephant soul baby bull Maktao,  for a little while, “remained restless, obviously searching for his Mum”. Despite that initial sadness our little elephant orphan “immediately … Continue reading »