The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 1
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The Rescue of Mohan the Elephant: How the “Unluckiest Elephant in the World” Became the Luckiest Elephant of Them All : Part 1

A PROPER GREETING The welcoming committee could not have been more enthusiastic, or intuitive, when “one of the girls” had taken it upon her elephant self to wave a banner, one of the many that had been placed along a fence, upon which the word ‘freedom’ was so prominently displayed. And while it is unknown exactly … Continue reading

Noi Na the Sanctuary Elephant Wears Her Blanket and Stays Close to Blazing Campfires to Stave Off the Bitter Cold at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand
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Noi Na the Sanctuary Elephant Wears Her Blanket and Stays Close to Blazing Campfires to Stave Off the Bitter Cold at Elephant Nature Park in Thailand

When it comes to winter weather our elephants are not unlike humans in that they must find ways to keep warm. Despite their relatively thick skin and massive size elephants, especially captive ones, are sensitive to a chill and humans are often unaware of an elephant’s inability to withstand the cold. At the Elephant Nature … Continue reading

Lakhi : Elephant of the Week at Wildlife SOS India : The Elephant Conservation and Care Center
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Lakhi : Elephant of the Week at Wildlife SOS India : The Elephant Conservation and Care Center

Name: Lakhi Date of Birth: approx. 1955 Species: Indian Elephant Gender: Female Where Now: Wildlife SOS India, The Elephant Conservation and Care Center in Mathura Sobriquet: Former “ Begging Elephant “ known as Lakhi the Blind Elephant   For more photos and updates of Lakhi you will love see them at: Wildlife SOS India Facebook … Continue reading

Shirley and Jenny:  Long Lost Elephant Friends
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Shirley and Jenny: Long Lost Elephant Friends

It was an eventful day when Shirley the elephant arrived in the transport truck on 6 July 1999 at her new home at The Elephant Sanctuary in Hohenwald, Tennessee. Even with all of the emotion surrounding her arrival, elephant emotions included, Shirley could never have imagined that a special encounter would be only hours away! … Continue reading

Shirley : Elephant of the Week at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee : Elephas maximus sumatranus Part 2
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Shirley : Elephant of the Week at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee : Elephas maximus sumatranus Part 2

Elephas maximus sumatranus For more Photos of Shirley you will love see them at: The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee In her over 66 years of living, as of this writing, Shirley has been through more distress than most elephants including: In 1975, she was made to join the Lewis Brothers Circus. During one performance she … Continue reading

Shirley : Elephant of the Week at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee : Elephas maximus sumatranus Part 1
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Shirley : Elephant of the Week at The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee : Elephas maximus sumatranus Part 1

Name: Shirley Date of Birth: 1948 Place of Birth: Sumatra (an island in Indonesia); “a rare Asian elephant” Gender: Female Where Now:  The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee Status: Oldest and most infirm elephant at the sanctuary Elephas maximus sumatranus For more Photos of Shirley you will love see them at: The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee … Continue reading