Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2017
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Happy World Elephant Day 12 August 2017

Elephants need us this day, WORLD ELEPHANT DAY (Saturday 12 August 2017), and everyday throughout the year in order to survive. Show your support for our elephants in the wild (stop poaching & stop the illegal ivory trade) and our elephants in captivity (end elephant abuse). Become an elephant advocate.  Become an elephant activist. Become a … Continue reading

Celebrate #WorldElephantDay on 12 August 2017 With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Where “Everyday is World Elephant Day @DSWT”
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Celebrate #WorldElephantDay on 12 August 2017 With The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Where “Everyday is World Elephant Day @DSWT”

With 2017’s World Elephant Day just 2 days away, Elephant Spoken Here would like to feature The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, where “Everyday is World Elephant Day @DSWT“. Words cannot express the gratitude we feel for Dame Daphne Sheldrick and her team for their work in saving the lives of our African elephants (baby elephant orphan rescues).   … Continue reading

Earth Day : Our Elephants Belong Here, Too
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Earth Day : Our Elephants Belong Here, Too

They say if one is the “salt of the earth” then one has a “basic, fundamental goodness” compared to those around them. They are humble, yet “representative of the best or noblest elements of society“.   On this Earth Day let us not forget our elephants. If ever a species could be considered “salt of … Continue reading

World Wildlife Day 3 March 2017 : For Our Elephants : Elephant Spoken Here Debuts Our Facebook Page
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World Wildlife Day 3 March 2017 : For Our Elephants : Elephant Spoken Here Debuts Our Facebook Page

  Dear Elephants: On World Wildlife Day this 3 March 2017 Elephant Spoken Here created our Facebook page. We’d like to think that this makes up for the fact that again, Elephant Spoken Here forgot World Wildlife Day. Oh, dear! We knew there had to be a reason that Elephant Spoken Here was clamoring this past … Continue reading

Saying Goodbye : VIDEO Shows How Elephants Do Grieve and Mourn Over Their Dead
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Saying Goodbye : VIDEO Shows How Elephants Do Grieve and Mourn Over Their Dead

The story goes that a group of tourists (you can hear them speaking faintly on the video) visiting Chobe National Park in Botswana, Africa witnessed a touching event. While on safari they happened onto a recently departed elephant, surrounded by an elephant herd standing solemnly behind. Sadly, these elephants were saying goodbye to one of … Continue reading

Video Moment: An Elephant Thank You:  After a Dramatic Well Rescue in India Sweet Elephant Gives Last Minute Pause After She is Assisted in Her Return to Her Elephant Herd
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Video Moment: An Elephant Thank You: After a Dramatic Well Rescue in India Sweet Elephant Gives Last Minute Pause After She is Assisted in Her Return to Her Elephant Herd

After a six-hour long ordeal villagers “in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu” breathed a collective sigh of relief for their efforts in rescuing a fraught elephant who had found herself trapped at the bottom of an abandoned “farm well”. With the assistance of, and encouragement from, “wildlife officials, a doctor and volunteers” an … Continue reading

Heartwarming Video: Baby Elephant Reunited With Mother After a DSWT Team Plucks the Pachyderm Topsy Turvy From a Shallow Watering Hole in Kenya, Africa
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Heartwarming Video: Baby Elephant Reunited With Mother After a DSWT Team Plucks the Pachyderm Topsy Turvy From a Shallow Watering Hole in Kenya, Africa

Sometimes, try as she might, even a Mother elephant is unable to help her calf out of a precarious situation. Thankfully, this baby elephant (watch VIDEO here) who found herself trapped in a shallow watering hole in Kenya, Africa was within earshot of rescuers at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) and was swiftly plucked to … Continue reading