Earth Day 2018 : Make This Day Count, For Our Elephants
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Earth Day 2018 : Make This Day Count, For Our Elephants

Of Urgent Concern: A resurgence of interest, in the past couple of years, in lifting the ivory ban, has been voiced among 3 southern African countries (Namibia, Zimbabwe & South Africa), partly in response to Asia’s continuing call for ivory (used for meaningless trinkets). This is just one of the threats (including global warming & … Continue reading »

Today is the Day: Global March For Elephants and Rhinos: Save Elephants From Extinction
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Today is the Day: Global March For Elephants and Rhinos: Save Elephants From Extinction

“We March Against Extinction and demand governments take action to stop the poaching of elephants and rhinos and end the trade in ivory and rhino horn.” GMFER website     Global March For Elephants & Rhinos.   Elephant activists and elephant advocates are helping to save elephants by making their voices “herd “.     … Continue reading »

There is Still Time to Join a Global March For Elephants and Rhinos Near You on Saturday 7 October 2017!!!  In the Meantime Watch This GMFAR VIDEO “Elephants of the Chari River, Chad”
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There is Still Time to Join a Global March For Elephants and Rhinos Near You on Saturday 7 October 2017!!! In the Meantime Watch This GMFAR VIDEO “Elephants of the Chari River, Chad”

Organizers of the 2017 Global March For Elephants and Rhinos are preparing for simultaneous marches in cities around the world from Africa; Asia; Australia & New Zealand; Europe & the UK; South American; to North American (Canada and here in the United States). The date is upon us: Saturday 7 October 2017. In the meantime click … Continue reading »

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 5 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 5 : Meet the Elephants!

Let us not forget: JUMA & BIBI baby bull Juma & Bibi (p. 263-264) who both died tragically; Let us not forget: OLMEG (p.266) who was the first and most likely the only baby elephant to share Jill’s bedroom. And despite the work it had taken to fluff up the floor with a “bed of … Continue reading »

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!

Meet the First of Many Elephants Who Have Enriched Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s Life IMENTI (p. 288) was the tiniest and most fragile baby elephant as he had just been born that January of 1994 when he was brought to the DSWT. He was “heartbreakingly perfect” with “petal pink ears” and so “trusting and unafraid” of … Continue reading »

Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 1 : What an Enchanting Life!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 1 : What an Enchanting Life!

  What an Enchanting Life Among Our Elephants If you have ever wondered what it is truly like to be one with elephants then you need only explore this book. For few of us will ever be able to experience the life of Dame Daphne Sheldrick despite our unending love of elephants. From her birth … Continue reading »

While Pink Tusked Elephants, As An Anti-Poaching Method, May Never Become a Reality This Kind of Thinking Has Opened the Discussion That Can Only Help To Save Elephant Lives
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While Pink Tusked Elephants, As An Anti-Poaching Method, May Never Become a Reality This Kind of Thinking Has Opened the Discussion That Can Only Help To Save Elephant Lives

It was only a year ago when a photograph was circulating around the world wide web; that of an elephant standing in the wild sporting bright pink tusks. This stirred the senses, of course, and required a double take. It also begged the question; was this really happening as an elephant conservation effort? Was this … Continue reading »

And They Laced Up Their Walking Shoes in Support of Our Elephants … : 2016 Global March For Elephants & Rhinos in Las Vegas, NV  USA
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And They Laced Up Their Walking Shoes in Support of Our Elephants … : 2016 Global March For Elephants & Rhinos in Las Vegas, NV USA

    Boots, sneakers, sandals, slides; all kinds of shoes ( & humans wearing them 🙂 ) turned out for the Global March For Elephants & Rhinos in Las Vegas this year. Some may even say that elephant shoes played a part in the trek down Las Vegas Boulevard. For those in the know, a … Continue reading »

Sound the Trumpets For Our Elephants! Over 145 Cities Plan Global March For Elephants and Rhinos on Saturday 24 September 2016
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Sound the Trumpets For Our Elephants! Over 145 Cities Plan Global March For Elephants and Rhinos on Saturday 24 September 2016

  Let the march begin! Help save our elephants from extinction by joining a GMFER (Global March For Elephants And Rhinos) in a city near you this week. This year’s GMFER was planned to coincide with the CITES CoP17 2016 World Wildlife Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.         “Around 100 elephants and 3 rhinos … Continue reading »

“ Unless We Act Now Skin Could Become the New Ivory ”: UK Charity Elephant Family Sends Out Urgent Message That Asian Elephants are Now Being Killed For Their Skin
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“ Unless We Act Now Skin Could Become the New Ivory ”: UK Charity Elephant Family Sends Out Urgent Message That Asian Elephants are Now Being Killed For Their Skin

For those of us who have been a part of the Elephant Family family, and receiving their “e-news” letters, one can only reveal that a recent email shocked us to the core. Asian elephants in the country of Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) are now not only the target of poachers for their ivory. Asian … Continue reading »