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

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

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 1
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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 1

At the Djuma Private Game Reserve in South Africa’s Kruger National Park a precious gift arrived on 12 October 2016 in the form of a tiny newborn elephant calf. Although the actual birth was not caught on camera safari guides Brent and Jamie were able to witness the miracle just hours after it happened. Watch … Continue reading

SUSWA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele
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SUSWA : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele

Name: SUSWA Date of Birth: Thursday 9 February 2012 Age on Arrival: 18 months old Gender: Female Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Now at Voi with the Partially Independent Orphans This baby elephant is growing up!   See Suswa: Growing Up Ele : her Orphan Profile, Photos & a video at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife … Continue reading

Jammies, Sleep Socks & Over Boots For an Elephant? How Rupa & Aashi, Two Orphaned Baby Indian Elephants, Find Comfort in an Ensemble Created By a Compassionate Veterinarian  & They Are Now Able to Sleep Warmly Throughout the Night
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Jammies, Sleep Socks & Over Boots For an Elephant? How Rupa & Aashi, Two Orphaned Baby Indian Elephants, Find Comfort in an Ensemble Created By a Compassionate Veterinarian & They Are Now Able to Sleep Warmly Throughout the Night

    Having observed the discomfort of two newly orphaned elephants struggling to sleep through the chill of an Indian night, Dr. Panjit Basumatary,  a veterinarian at the WTI/IFAW, set out to find a way to bring relief to 3 month old Rupa and 11 month old Aashi. Thinking that there had to be a better way … Continue reading