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

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

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

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

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

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