Human Elephant Conflict  : Cruel Villagers Firebomb Indian Elephant Herds Confused  by Their Loss of Habitat
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Human Elephant Conflict : Cruel Villagers Firebomb Indian Elephant Herds Confused by Their Loss of Habitat

Villagers in the town of Bishnupur, India have been photographed  hurtling firebombs at confused herds of elephants . (Elephants who recently roamed these areas as part of their natural habitat.) This in an effort to keep the massive pachyderms from destroying crops and creating havoc on their encroached land. Humans are seen chaotically standing side-by-side, shouting  … Continue reading »

Human – Elephant Conflict : Sumatran Elephant Discovered Dead on Palm Oil Plantation & Officials Fear Another “Deliberate Poisoning” of the Critically Endangered Species
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Human – Elephant Conflict : Sumatran Elephant Discovered Dead on Palm Oil Plantation & Officials Fear Another “Deliberate Poisoning” of the Critically Endangered Species

“Dozens of Sumatran elephants have been killed in recent years,” the result of human-elephant conflict. In July 2018 another female elephant, age 10, was discovered dead in the “Jambo Reuhat village in North Aceh” in Sumatra (again on a palm oil plantation, the deforestation of which continues to deplete an elephant’s natural habitat & at … Continue reading »

ESAMPU : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute
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ESAMPU : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute

Name: ESAMPU Name Origin/Meaning: Esampu means “light and shade” in the Maa language and is also the area of her rescue Date of Birth: February 2016 Age When Rescued: five months Gender: Female Where Now: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery Nairobi Kenya Africa Foster This Sweet Elephant Too Cute For Photos see Esampu’s photo … Continue reading »

Mbegu : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute
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Mbegu : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute

Name: Mbegu Date of Birth: Saturday 15 March 2014 Age on Arrival: About 7 weeks Gender: Female Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Too Cute For Photos, see Mbegu at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphan’s Project   The rescue of tiny Mbegu was perhaps the most intricate and disheartening of all recent … Continue reading »

“Elephants and Bees Project” : Scientist Lets the Elephants in Africa Provide Their Own Solution to Human Elephant Conflict Leading Researchers to Construct Bee Hive Fences Around Small Farms & the Bonus is Elephant Friendly Honey !
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“Elephants and Bees Project” : Scientist Lets the Elephants in Africa Provide Their Own Solution to Human Elephant Conflict Leading Researchers to Construct Bee Hive Fences Around Small Farms & the Bonus is Elephant Friendly Honey !

Who would have thought that our African elephants could show a scientist and her research team just how to resolve a conflict which has existed for decades between the pachyderms and humans / farmers? By observing the elephants’ natural behavior toward African honey bees (they are instinctively afraid of them & especially fearful of stings … Continue reading »

Ndotto : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute   Part 1
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Ndotto : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Too Cute Part 1

Name: Ndotto Date of Birth: Tuesday, 5 August 2014 Gender: Male Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa   Too Cute For Photos see Ndotto’s orphan profile & video at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust His name comes from the Ndoto Mountains, the place of his birth. (“In Swahali it means dream.”) And … Continue reading »

World Reacts to Poaching of Beloved Sumatran Elephant   #RIPYongki
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World Reacts to Poaching of Beloved Sumatran Elephant #RIPYongki

Another tragedy involving our elephants unfolded recently when an endangered Sumatran elephant was found dead not far from where he lived in the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. As WWF Indonesia reported the 34-year-old male, affectionately known as Yongki, was discovered after daybreak on 18 September 2015 by a Mahout actually looking for another “flying squad … Continue reading »