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

ROROGOI : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele : Part 1
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ROROGOI : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele : Part 1

Name: ROROGOI Date of Birth: Friday 12 August 2012 Age on Arrival:  14 months old Gender: Female Orphaned Because of: Poaching Where:  The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust   Now at Voi    with the Partially Independent Orphans This baby elephant is growing up!   See Rorogoi: Growing Up Ele : her Orphan Profile, Photos & a video … Continue reading

“Elephant Ivory & Rhino Horn Burn” Event Hosted By Kenya Government & Kenya Wildlife Service Set To Begin on 29 April 2016 in Africa With the Inaugural “Giants Club” Summit Sending Strong Message to Poachers : What Price Can One Put on the Life of an Elephant?
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“Elephant Ivory & Rhino Horn Burn” Event Hosted By Kenya Government & Kenya Wildlife Service Set To Begin on 29 April 2016 in Africa With the Inaugural “Giants Club” Summit Sending Strong Message to Poachers : What Price Can One Put on the Life of an Elephant?

  It may take longer than an afternoon of ceremony to burn an elephant tusk to a crisp (actually the process of destroying ivory involves many days of exposure to intense temperatures in furnaces designed to withstand such heat). Even still the embers remain and serve as a fervent reminder of just how incensed the public has become … 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

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

Name: Mbegu Date of Birth: Saturday 15 March 2014 Age on Arrival: About 7 weeks Gender: Female Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa Too Cute For Photos, see Mbegu at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Orphan’s Project   The rescue of tiny Mbegu was perhaps the most intricate and disheartening of all recent … Continue reading

How an Orphaned Baby Elephant Became Inseparable From an Rescued Baby Giraffe
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How an Orphaned Baby Elephant Became Inseparable From an Rescued Baby Giraffe

What does an orphaned baby elephant and a rescued baby giraffe have in common? Well, nothing and yet everything, as the two have been inseparable since they were housed next to each other as stable mates at an orphanage providing care for the two calves. It hasn’t been long since Loboito came into this world … Continue reading

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

Name: ROI Date of Birth: Friday 27 December 2013 Gender: Female Where:  The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery   Nairobi Kenya Africa ROI: Too Cute For Photos see them at: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust   On a crisp day in October a baby elephant was sighted and photographed by a wayfarer in the Olare Orok Conservancy … Continue reading