Sign The Elephant Charter : Because Our Collective Voices Count
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Sign The Elephant Charter : Because Our Collective Voices Count

Elephant Spoken Here became the 2657th supporter, as an Elephant Friend, to sign The Elephant Charter today. (There are also “signatories” for Elephant Biologists and Elephant Professionals which track their own number of supporters separately.) As a reader of our elephant blog we would like to encourage you to show your support and love for elephants … 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

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

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

Name: MALIMA Name Origin/Meaning: This baby elephant was found on a mound of earth. Malima means mound in Swahili. Date of Birth: 18 May 2016, a Wednesday Age When Rescued: five months Gender: Female Where Now: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust  Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Foster This Sweet Elephant Too Cute For Photos see Malima’s photo … Continue reading

ICHOLTA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild
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ICHOLTA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Into the Wild

Name: Icholta Date of Birth: August 1999 Gender: Female Where now: A fully independent orphan (Icholta was slowly released INTO THE WILD from The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust after living happily and thriving at Voi with the Partially Independent Orphans for many years.) This sweet elephant is all grown up!   For more details (including latest updates) … Continue reading

Caught on Video: Witness a Newborn Baby Elephant, Only a Few Hours Old, With His Elephant Herd & See How Fang the Elephant, Named For Her Backward-Facing Tusk, Protectively Picks Him Up After Calf Tumbles Down a Slope : Part 2
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Caught on Video: Witness a Newborn Baby Elephant, Only a Few Hours Old, With His Elephant Herd & See How Fang the Elephant, Named For Her Backward-Facing Tusk, Protectively Picks Him Up After Calf Tumbles Down a Slope : Part 2

Safari Guide Jamie Paterson: …” Mom’s now giving herself a comforting sand bath. Little one reaching up touching her, learning its mother’s smell, forming that bond that is going to be a lifelong one. Oh, look at its little shaky, wobbly legs. …The cow’s back legs are still damp. This calf is just dried off.” … Continue reading

While Pink Tusked Elephants, As An Anti-Poaching Method, May Never Become a Reality This Kind of Thinking Has Opened the Discussion That Can Only Help To Save Elephant Lives
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While Pink Tusked Elephants, As An Anti-Poaching Method, May Never Become a Reality This Kind of Thinking Has Opened the Discussion That Can Only Help To Save Elephant Lives

It was only a year ago when a photograph was circulating around the world wide web; that of an elephant standing in the wild sporting bright pink tusks. This stirred the senses, of course, and required a double take. It also begged the question; was this really happening as an elephant conservation effort? Was this … Continue reading