“ 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 »

Have We Failed Our African Elephants? : Grim News as the Great Elephant Census Reveals Less Than 350,000 African Savanna Elephants Remain in the Wild Due to POACHING
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Have We Failed Our African Elephants? : Grim News as the Great Elephant Census Reveals Less Than 350,000 African Savanna Elephants Remain in the Wild Due to POACHING

Worse Than Expected Numbers of Savanna & Forest Elephants Left in the Wild Project: the Great Elephant Census Place: The continent of Africa Purpose: To count all of the Africa’s elephants (African Savanna Elephants & African Forest Elephants) by Air over the course of 2 years People: The team was comprised of scientists (90) & … Continue reading »

British Pilot Roger Gower Shot & Killed While Flying in Helicopter Trying to Save Elephants From Poachers in Tanzania Africa as Prince William, Among Others, Sends Condolences to a True Hero  #flyhighcaptainroger
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British Pilot Roger Gower Shot & Killed While Flying in Helicopter Trying to Save Elephants From Poachers in Tanzania Africa as Prince William, Among Others, Sends Condolences to a True Hero #flyhighcaptainroger

It is the same type of assault weapon used to take our elephants down on the “African continent”, the AK47. Only this time poachers aimed their fire at a “true hero”  among humans who was devoting his life to saving African elephants in the battle for the very existence of the species. One shot was … Continue reading »

Rare Forest Elephants’ Image Captured on Tree Cams Brings New Hope For The “Critically Endangered” Species’ Survival in Troubled South Sudan, Africa
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Rare Forest Elephants’ Image Captured on Tree Cams Brings New Hope For The “Critically Endangered” Species’ Survival in Troubled South Sudan, Africa

It had not been discovered until a six-month long study released by Fauna & Flora International this past month. Captured on cameras attached to various trees, in a 3000 mile expanse of the Central Africa forest, these tree cams (“remote sensing cameras aka ‘camera traps’”) have brought a beautiful vision into focus. That of the … Continue reading »

Beautiful & Haunting Song “Elephant in My Heart” Brings Attention to the Desperate Situation Our Elephants Are In
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Beautiful & Haunting Song “Elephant in My Heart” Brings Attention to the Desperate Situation Our Elephants Are In

You may not be familiar with “Elephant in My Heart”. But once you hear Soleil Dakota’s sublime song the message and the haunting melody will shatter your heart. It’s all the more haunting just knowing that time is running out for our elephants.     Click here for the video “Elephant in My Heart” “I have … Continue reading »

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

Name: Kauro Date of Birth: Thursday 2 January 2014 Gender: Male Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Too Cute For Photos, and a video, see Kauro at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphan’s Project   If anything, since becoming an orphan on the day his mother was taken from him by poachers, … Continue reading »

The Terminator Arnold @Schwarzenegger Takes A Stand For Elephants on Twitter and in a New Video For @96Elephants & @TheWCS
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The Terminator Arnold @Schwarzenegger Takes A Stand For Elephants on Twitter and in a New Video For @96Elephants & @TheWCS

Poachers Beware. With The Terminator, aka Hollywood actor Arnold @Schwarzenegger, taking a stand for African elephants there is nothing stopping us now in our global fight to protect our elephants. In his new video, released “on behalf of The Wildlife Conservation Society“, reports Charlotte Krol and AP for The Telegraph, the Former Governor of California is … Continue reading »

How an Orphaned Baby Elephant Became Inseparable From an Rescued Baby Giraffe
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How an Orphaned Baby Elephant Became Inseparable From an Rescued Baby Giraffe

What does an orphaned baby elephant and a rescued baby giraffe have in common? Well, nothing and yet everything, as the two have been inseparable since they were housed next to each other as stable mates at an orphanage providing care for the two calves. It hasn’t been long since Loboito came into this world … Continue reading »