Video Moment: Keep Calm and Carry On… Like an Elephant
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Video Moment: Keep Calm and Carry On… Like an Elephant

In a perfect world all of our elephants would live as elephants in the wild and have the peace of knowing they were not hunted for what is basically their ‘upper incisors,’ albeit ivory.(1) If there were no demand for ivory, there would be no reason for poaching elephants. All reasonable humans realize that. The … Continue reading »

Sappraiwan : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES : “Jewel of the Forest”
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Sappraiwan : Elephant of the Week at Boon Lott’s Elephant Sanctuary – BLES : “Jewel of the Forest”

Name: Plai Sappraiwan Affectionately Known As: Sappraiwan Thai Name meaning: “Jewel of the Forest” Gender: Male Age: fourteen (in 2018) Personality: Sappraiwan revels in his walks, exhibits gusto when relishing a tasty treat (banana tree stalks are a favorite) & now knows how to turn on the charm with the ‘ladies of BLES’. He also … Continue reading »

One of the Last Remaining African Bull Elephant Tuskers Found Poisoned: A Beloved & ‘Very Approachable’ Tusker Named Satao II is Killed by Poachers Three Years After His Namesake Was Poached For His Ivory Tusks in the Very Same Way
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One of the Last Remaining African Bull Elephant Tuskers Found Poisoned: A Beloved & ‘Very Approachable’ Tusker Named Satao II is Killed by Poachers Three Years After His Namesake Was Poached For His Ivory Tusks in the Very Same Way

To picture the magnificence of an elephant one need only look to the beauty of the African bull elephant known as a Tusker.  They are remarkable not only for their massive size but for their “impressive tusks” which all but touch the ground.  For this reason Tuskers have become the iconic symbol of the elephant, even … Continue reading »