On This World Elephant Day 12 August 2021 Let US Not Forget #FreeLucy, #FreeMundi, & #FreeBilly, All Trapped in Zoos
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On This World Elephant Day 12 August 2021 Let US Not Forget #FreeLucy, #FreeMundi, & #FreeBilly, All Trapped in Zoos

Elephant Spoken Here wishes World Elephant Day a Happy 10th Anniversary. This is a day (August 12th *) to highlight elephant conservation, and to recognize those who devote time and energy as elephant advocates, elephant activists and elephant experts who give voice to animals who are unable to speak for themselves. And to never forget … Continue reading »

Countdown to World Elephant Day 2021 With Lucy-Centric Elevents For Our Lucy the Elephant in Canada
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Countdown to World Elephant Day 2021 With Lucy-Centric Elevents For Our Lucy the Elephant in Canada

This year Elephant Spoken Here is devoting our efforts, during World Elephant Day & Elephant Spoken Here’s sixth birthday, both on August 12th, to help free Lucy the elephant from the Edmonton Valley Zoo in Canada. Therefore, all elevents will be Lucy-centric. 1) Aug 15th 2021 event : The World Is Watching – World Elephant … Continue reading »

If Not For a Baby Elephant: How a Wildlife Charity, The Born Free Foundation, Was Born
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If Not For a Baby Elephant: How a Wildlife Charity, The Born Free Foundation, Was Born

‘An elephant never forgets… and it never forgets it was born free.’  Virginia McKenna As she approached her 90th year British actress turned wildlife conservationist Virginia McKenna  (born 7 June 1931) shared the story of how a sweet little elephant named Pole Pole forever changed her life and inspired a couple (she and her husband … Continue reading »

Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand; Beginnings: A Baby Elephant, the World’s First Elephant Wheelchair & A Visionary Determined to Uphold a Legacy
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Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary in Thailand; Beginnings: A Baby Elephant, the World’s First Elephant Wheelchair & A Visionary Determined to Uphold a Legacy

Behind every strong visionary is an inspiration. In this story the inspiration for elephant lover Katherine Connor to provide sanctuary for captive & abused elephants in Thailand (BLES) was a baby elephant who demonstrated such courage, as he struggled to overcome an injury, that he could only have been named Boon Lott…     Katherine … Continue reading »

Urgent Petition to Help Elephants: Stop the International Trade in Elephant Skins
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Urgent Petition to Help Elephants: Stop the International Trade in Elephant Skins

It is beyond belief that in 2021 the sale of elephant skins is condoned and deemed legal by the regulatory  board  CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) that is supposed to protect those species of wildlife who are under threat of extinction. CITES has banned the sale/trade in elephant ivory. Yet our #elephants, … Continue reading »

World Wildlife Day 2021, It’s Still About Our Elephants
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World Wildlife Day 2021, It’s Still About Our Elephants

Dear Elephants: Is it here already… World Wildlife Day 2021? The thing is, this day will always be about you, our elephants, the most majestic species on earth.   You make your home in a variety of habitats including deserts, swamps and the highlands but more commonly live in savannas, grasslands and even forests, which … Continue reading »

Caught on Video: Pachyderm CPR Rescue in Thailand Still Stands as Paramedic’s Sole Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Success Story
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Caught on Video: Pachyderm CPR Rescue in Thailand Still Stands as Paramedic’s Sole Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Success Story

Crossing a dark road near Bangkok, Thailand can be hazardous (well, to anyone for that matter). Especially for a baby elephant who apparently lagged behind her herd and was then struck by a motorcycle,* knocked almost unconscious (having a weakened pulse), flat to the ground. Fortunately an off-duty paramedic responded to the scene and, with … Continue reading »

Help Elephant Family Protect Asian Elephants Through Their Ultimate Christmas Appeal
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Help Elephant Family Protect Asian Elephants Through Their Ultimate Christmas Appeal

Elephant Family, a wonderful UK elephant charity was born on 1 September 2002. This holiday season Elephant Family has launched the 2020 Christmas Appeal to raise funds to save our Asian elephants “through their programmes that help reduce human-elephant conflict”. Your donation means more now than ever during this trying pandemic year.     “Elephant … Continue reading »

The Task of Elephant Conservation: Encouraging News as Kenya’s Elephant Population “More Than Doubles” Since 1989 Yet We Are Cautioned as Human-Elephant Conflict Emerges as a “Major Threat”
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The Task of Elephant Conservation: Encouraging News as Kenya’s Elephant Population “More Than Doubles” Since 1989 Yet We Are Cautioned as Human-Elephant Conflict Emerges as a “Major Threat”

While the overall wild elephant population on the continent of Africa has seriously declined, from “as many as 10 million” in 1930 to only 415,000 in 2018, bringing the extinction of the species so very near, Kenya has hopeful news when it was recently announced that its current elephant population has more than doubled, when … Continue reading »