Help Bring Mundi the Zoo Elephant From Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico to the New Home Waiting For Her at Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) in Georgia
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Help Bring Mundi the Zoo Elephant From Hurricane-Ravaged Puerto Rico to the New Home Waiting For Her at Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) in Georgia

When you think of her beginnings as part of a group of 63 orphaned African elephants (a cull was ordered by the government of Zimbabwe) who were “rescued” by “eccentric millionaire Arthur Jones ” it seems fitting that Mundi should be flying on a transport plane once again. Only this time her “rescue” will be real, … Continue reading »

Elephant Spoken Here Has Moved to ElephantSpokenHere.Com
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Elephant Spoken Here Has Moved to ElephantSpokenHere.Com

Today, 17 October 2017, is the official relaunch of ELEPHANT SPOKEN HERE. You may have discovered our elephant blog at ElephantSpokenHere.WordPress.com. But from this day forward Elephant Spoken Here can be found at ElephantSpokenHere.Com. Our focus will remain the same but we will be more than a blog and we look forward to sharing with … Continue reading »

Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2017
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Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2017

Elephants need us this day, WORLD ELEPHANT DAY (Saturday 12 August 2017), and everyday throughout the year in order to survive. Show your support for our elephants in the wild (stop poaching & stop the illegal ivory trade) and our elephants in captivity (end elephant abuse). Become an elephant advocate.  Become an elephant activist. Become a … Continue reading »

Sign The Elephant Charter : Because Our Collective Voices Count
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Sign The Elephant Charter : Because Our Collective Voices Count

Elephant Spoken Here became the 2657th supporter, as an Elephant Friend, to sign The Elephant Charter today. (There are also “signatories” for Elephant Biologists and Elephant Professionals which track their own number of supporters separately.) As a reader of our elephant blog we would like to encourage you to show your support and love for elephants … Continue reading »

Earth Day : Our Elephants Belong Here, Too
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Earth Day : Our Elephants Belong Here, Too

They say if one is the “salt of the earth” then one has a “basic, fundamental goodness” compared to those around them. They are humble, yet “representative of the best or noblest elements of society“.   On this Earth Day let us not forget our elephants. If ever a species could be considered “salt of … Continue reading »

World Wildlife Day 3 March 2017 : For Our Elephants : Elephant Spoken Here Debuts Our Facebook Page
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World Wildlife Day 3 March 2017 : For Our Elephants : Elephant Spoken Here Debuts Our Facebook Page

  Dear Elephants: On World Wildlife Day this 3 March 2017 Elephant Spoken Here created our Facebook page. We’d like to think that this makes up for the fact that, once again, Elephant Spoken Here forgot World Wildlife Day. Oh my! We knew there had to be a reason that Elephant Spoken Here was clamoring this … Continue reading »

Video Moment: An Elephant Thank You:  After a Dramatic Well Rescue in India Sweet Elephant Gives Last Minute Pause After She is Assisted in Her Return to Her Elephant Herd
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Video Moment: An Elephant Thank You: After a Dramatic Well Rescue in India Sweet Elephant Gives Last Minute Pause After She is Assisted in Her Return to Her Elephant Herd

After a six-hour long ordeal villagers “in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu” breathed a collective sigh of relief for their efforts in rescuing a fraught elephant who had found herself trapped at the bottom of an abandoned “farm well”. With the assistance of, and encouragement from, “wildlife officials, a doctor and volunteers” an … Continue reading »