Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!
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Love, Life, and Elephants : An African Love Story by Dame Daphne Sheldrick: Book Review Essay Part 3 : Meet the Elephants!

Meet the First of Many Elephants Who Have Enriched Dame Daphne Sheldrick’s Life IMENTI (p. 288) was the tiniest and most fragile baby elephant as he had just been born that January of 1994 when he was brought to the DSWT. He was “heartbreakingly perfect” with “petal pink ears” and so “trusting and unafraid” of … Continue reading

Green Orphaned Baby Elephant, Her Trunk in Mouth, Wearing Blanket, by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting
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Green Orphaned Baby Elephant, Her Trunk in Mouth, Wearing Blanket, by Addison : ACEO Original Watercolor Elephant Painting

  Artist: Addison Size: 2.5 X 3.5 ACEO Medium: Watercolor Colors: Green with Lavender Blanky Featuring: ELEPHANT Title: ACEO Original Watercolor Painting, Baby Elephant Wearing Blanky, by Addison   Continue reading

“Every Minute of My Day Revolves Around Elephants”: Meet the Man Who is Dedicating His Life to Elephant Orphans as Head Keeper at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Rehabilitation Unit at Ithumba in Kenya, Africa
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“Every Minute of My Day Revolves Around Elephants”: Meet the Man Who is Dedicating His Life to Elephant Orphans as Head Keeper at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Rehabilitation Unit at Ithumba in Kenya, Africa

Some would say that it is the orphaned elephants, at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s Ithumba Rehabilitation Unit, who are the lucky ones to have been chosen by a man who is dedicating his entire life to protecting and raising them. But really it is a mutual admiration society when one thinks about it. For … Continue reading

Like Linus Van Pelt of Classic Peanuts Fame Orphaned Baby Elephants at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Cherish Their “Security Blankets” Too
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Like Linus Van Pelt of Classic Peanuts Fame Orphaned Baby Elephants at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Cherish Their “Security Blankets” Too

In much the same way that Linus Van Pelt , in the classic comic strip Peanuts by the late Charles Schulz, felt about his famous blue security blanket so do these sweet baby elephants of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust feel about their “little coats”. Not long after their arrival at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust … 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

How to Accommodate an Unexpected Baby Elephant Houseguest
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How to Accommodate an Unexpected Baby Elephant Houseguest

One morning (The People’s Daily along with The Daily Mail reported) in the tiny village of Ba Ka, in Yunnan, an unexpected houseguest came crashing through a bedroom wall. Upon hearing his daughter’s screams, Tie Wen rushed inside. Staring up at him appeared to be 220 pounds of baby elephant.  And it was. It was … Continue reading