Rescued Elephants in India Receive Loving Care After Being Fitted in Warm Knitwear Donated By Ladies Spending Hours Hand Knitting & Crocheting Jumbo-Sized Sweaters and Leggings For Them
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Rescued Elephants in India Receive Loving Care After Being Fitted in Warm Knitwear Donated By Ladies Spending Hours Hand Knitting & Crocheting Jumbo-Sized Sweaters and Leggings For Them

It didn’t take long, after an appeal from Wildlife SOS’s founder Kartick Satyanarayan, for three formally abused elephants, Suzy, Laxmi and Phoolkali to be outfitted in colorful knitwear. And the females, whose home is now at the Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura, India could not be more grateful for the kind gesture from … Continue reading

Like Linus Van Pelt of Classic Peanuts Fame Orphaned Baby Elephants at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Cherish Their “Security Blankets” Too
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Like Linus Van Pelt of Classic Peanuts Fame Orphaned Baby Elephants at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Cherish Their “Security Blankets” Too

In much the same way that Linus Van Pelt , in the classic comic strip Peanuts by the late Charles Schulz, felt about his famous blue security blanket so do these sweet baby elephants of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust feel about their “little coats”. Not long after their arrival at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust … Continue reading

A Day in The Life: “Sometimes Naughty” Always Cute Orphaned Baby Elephants Enjoy Their Mud Baths in Their Sanctuary at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, Africa: American Travel Photographer Observes
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A Day in The Life: “Sometimes Naughty” Always Cute Orphaned Baby Elephants Enjoy Their Mud Baths in Their Sanctuary at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, Africa: American Travel Photographer Observes

  What more could an elephant look forward to in life than a mud bath? And though there is a protective quality to the mud & volcanic dust, it shields them from the sun (cooling them down) & from the incessant bites of insects, most elephants extol its value more for the fun points it earns than … Continue reading

Noi Na the Sanctuary Elephant Wears Her Blanket and Stays Close to Blazing Campfires to Stave Off the Bitter Cold at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand
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Noi Na the Sanctuary Elephant Wears Her Blanket and Stays Close to Blazing Campfires to Stave Off the Bitter Cold at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand

When it comes to winter weather our elephants are not unlike humans in that they must find ways to keep warm. Despite their relatively thick skin and massive size elephants, especially captive ones, are sensitive to a chill and humans are often unaware of an elephant’s inability to withstand the cold. At the Elephant Nature … Continue reading

Shirley and Jenny:  Long Lost Elephant Friends
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Shirley and Jenny: Long Lost Elephant Friends

It was an eventful day when Shirley the elephant arrived in the transport truck on 6 July 1999 at her new home at The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Even with all of the emotion surrounding her arrival, elephant emotions included, Shirley could never have imagined that a special encounter would be only hours away! … Continue reading