JABULANI: Elephant of the Week at HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa: Bull Elephant
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JABULANI: Elephant of the Week at HERD Elephant Orphanage South Africa: Bull Elephant

Name: Jabulani Meaning of Name: ‘Happiness or Rejoice in Zulu language’ (1) Born: 1997 Gender: Male (Bull Elephant)   Age When Rescued: four months old (1) Elephant’s Home:  HERD (Hoedspruit Elephant Rehabilitation and Development, South Africa) Location: ‘in the Kapama Private Game Reserve in South Africa’ (5)     For more information on this Sweet … Continue reading »

DOLDOL:  Elephant of the Week at The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Too Cute: Part 2
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DOLDOL: Elephant of the Week at The Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: Too Cute: Part 2

What Makes This Sweet Elephant Unique: Doldol’s nickname is little ‘Beetle’ and it suits her to perfection. What with her “adorable protuberant eyes and perfectly round ears (heart shaped (6)) that are constantly flapping like wings”. ) She is always “buzzing around with great purpose, always busy and investigating”. Doldol is a force to be … Continue reading »

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

Name: DOLDOL Name Origin/Meaning: Doldol, named for the community of Dol Dol in Laikipia, the location tiny elephant was found Date of Birth: approx. 19 November 2021, a Friday* *SWT orphaned elephants are assigned approximate birth dates as there is no way of knowing the actual day they were born.    Age When Rescued: zero … Continue reading »

Video Moment, A Look Back: Singing, and Dancing, in the Rain; Two Bestie Sanctuary Elephants Twirl & Squeal in Delight in Afternoon Thunderstorm!
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Video Moment, A Look Back: Singing, and Dancing, in the Rain; Two Bestie Sanctuary Elephants Twirl & Squeal in Delight in Afternoon Thunderstorm!

It’s as If it were yesterday, watching Debbie and Ronnie, besties at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, twirling and dancing and squealing in delight (that’s trumpeting in elephant speak) as the rain came pouring down. What fun they had in their almost synchronized dance, pausing only to sling mud over their own backs! No taking shelter … Continue reading »

Journey With Ginger the Elephant Through a Day in Her Life at Wildlife SOS
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Journey With Ginger the Elephant Through a Day in Her Life at Wildlife SOS

Ginger the elephant has come far from her days as a begging elephant on the streets of India before her 2021 rescue by Wildlife SOS. Despite her blindness and other frailties that come with years of abuse, Ginger is finding her way and embracing her new life as an elephant, as should be. Journey with … Continue reading »

Video Moment: Sleeping ‘Like Babies’ Through the Night Wildlife SOS’ Rescued Elephants Prove That Their Snoring Means Contentment, at Last
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Video Moment: Sleeping ‘Like Babies’ Through the Night Wildlife SOS’ Rescued Elephants Prove That Their Snoring Means Contentment, at Last

They say that #SanctuaryHeals and by the snores of these peaceful elephants at slumber one can surely attest to that. Especially coming from former performing (i.e. traumatized) elephants rescued from the streets of India. Now that they are safe and secure in their elephant sanctuary home at Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Center, India, … Continue reading »

Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 3
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Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 3

Host: “Toka, Thika  and Iringa are three Toronto elephants. You made a very substantial offer to the City of Toronto. What was it?” BB: “Well, uh, Pat Derby called me and said that, uh, they had the three elephants, they thought they were going to be able to get them.   Host: “Um hmmm” BB: “And they said … Continue reading »

Elephant Philanthropist: Happy 99th Birthday Bob Barker 12 December 2022
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Elephant Philanthropist: Happy 99th Birthday Bob Barker 12 December 2022

Dear Mr. Bob Barker: Wishing you health and happiness for your milestone 99th birthday. You have entertained us and have amazed us with your kindness to humans and nonhumans, alike. You have made the world a better place just by being you. Thank you for speaking out for elephants and for your lifelong commitment to … Continue reading »

Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 2
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Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 2

“And, uh, she, uh, has a respiratory problem, they they claim she cannot be moved because of this respiratory problem. And, uh uh, they have brought a so-called expert from southern California to come up there and examine her. And, uh, I do not want to mention his name because I have absolutely no respect … Continue reading »

Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 1
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Timeless Interview: Bob Barker, A Lifelong Friend of Elephants, Shares His Message of Compassion For Animals & His Commitment to Helping Them: Part 1

Bob Barker has long served as a voice for our elephants in captivity, a friend of elephants, if you will. As his 99th birthday (December 12th) approaches, we would like to show our appreciation of Mr. Barker’s lifelong commitment to helping animals (especially our wild elephants & our captive elephants) by posting this timeless interview of … Continue reading »