Remembering Our Sweet Packy : 14 April 1962 – 9 February 2017 :  Dear Packy … May Your Death Not Be in Vain…
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Remembering Our Sweet Packy : 14 April 1962 – 9 February 2017 : Dear Packy … May Your Death Not Be in Vain…

Dear Packy: We have loved you from the moment you came into this world on 14 April 1962 at The Oregon Zoo, or we would have loved you then, had we been born. Just like any sweet baby elephant that arrives, you were irresistible, surely front page news, as your future offspring were. You were … 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

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

After a Long Search For the Land ERNA … Elephant Refuge North America … Will Begin Construction on a “True Sanctuary” For Elephants in Small Georgia USA Town: Carol Buckley Inspired to Build a New Home For Her Elephant Tarra
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After a Long Search For the Land ERNA … Elephant Refuge North America … Will Begin Construction on a “True Sanctuary” For Elephants in Small Georgia USA Town: Carol Buckley Inspired to Build a New Home For Her Elephant Tarra

The population of Attapulgus, GA now stands at 449, give or take. But with the coming year that number is set to change. It will soon read 450 (counting Carol Buckley, founder of Elephant Aid International) and in good measure, a handful of elephants. Yes, elephants! After a two year search the quintessential piece of property … 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