How a New Zealand Boy of 9, Now a Young Man, Was Determined to Rescue Thailand’s Tortured Elephants : Jack Lanting Continues His  “Personal Crusade” of Saving Elephants  “If You Can Dream It You Can Achieve It”
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How a New Zealand Boy of 9, Now a Young Man, Was Determined to Rescue Thailand’s Tortured Elephants : Jack Lanting Continues His “Personal Crusade” of Saving Elephants “If You Can Dream It You Can Achieve It”

It all started with a letter from a boy of 9 to a wildlife photographer in an appeal to “raise money for the elephant I am going to save”. For some children that may have been a daunting task. But for the likes of a Te Awamutu New Zealand boy anything was possible if you set your … Continue reading

Lulu : Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society : Loxodonta Africana : Part 2
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Lulu : Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society : Loxodonta Africana : Part 2

Loxodonta Africana  For photos and information on how to Adopt Lulu see: PAWS Part 2 :  PAWS to the Rescue, Lulu Here We Come A hand was extended in 2005 and a trunk reached out. That hand was from the late Pat Derby (along with PAW’s Ed Stewart). But at that point our Lulu had … Continue reading

Lulu : Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society : Loxodonta Africana : Part 1
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Lulu : Elephant of the Week at PAWS – Performing Animal Welfare Society : Loxodonta Africana : Part 1

Name: Lulu Date of Birth: 1966 Place of Birth: Swaziland, Africa Gender: Female Where Now: PAWS Wildlife Sanctuary Loxodonta Africana   For photos and more information on how to Adopt Lulu see: PAWS   If ever an elephant was bound to be affected by a life constrained in captivity it is our elephant Lulu. From the time … Continue reading

Elephants Bring Joy to Blind Art Students From Korea at Elephant Nature Park Through a Program Called “Touching an Elephant”
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Elephants Bring Joy to Blind Art Students From Korea at Elephant Nature Park Through a Program Called “Touching an Elephant”

It’s called “Touching an Elephant”. And who wouldn’t find joy just being in the presence of these wonders of the animal kingdom? But it’s the second caption of their program placard that says it all: “another way of seeing” and for these students this is what “Touching an Elephant” is all about. They are normal teenagers who … Continue reading

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

Name: Olsekki Date of Birth: Tuesday 10 September 2013 Age on Arrival: Approx. 12 months Gender: Male Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Too Cute For Photos, see Olsekki’s Orphan Profile & video at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust   Sometimes all the good intentions in the world cannot save an … Continue reading

Despite Prolonged Public Outcry Nosey the Circus Elephant is Still Suffering & Still Waiting to Be Rescued While Her Master is Peddling Her Around Florida Flea Markets
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Despite Prolonged Public Outcry Nosey the Circus Elephant is Still Suffering & Still Waiting to Be Rescued While Her Master is Peddling Her Around Florida Flea Markets

In the documentary film “An Apology to Elephants” Lily Tomlin makes mention of an elephant named Nosey. These are her words. Lily Tomlin: “This is Nosey. She was born in Zimbabwe in 1982. She was captured as a baby after a culling that killed all of her family and left her orphaned. She along with 62 … 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