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Watch An Entire Herd Of Elephants Help A Baby Elephant Who's Just Too Tired To Walk

There’s a reason that baby elephant videos are the best animal videos on the Internet. It’s because baby elephants turn into adult elephants. And adult elephants bond with the babies to help them up when they’re hurt or tired. 67 more words

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More AWESOME days with elementary children on SAFARI

Three days this week (W TH and F) I read to elementary library classes at Genesee Valley Central School. This time I handed my camera to a 5th grade student – the SAME camera that I took to Africa with me one year ago. 93 more words


Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

After reading and really enjoying one of Jodi Picoult’s other books last semester, I was super excited to pick up another. I had seen Leaving Time… 341 more words


lovetomtom has landed!

lovetomtom has landed!

I don’t need to tell you again but just in case you forgot,  lovetomtom (the real lovetomtom) has landed!

I might be a bit quiet the next two weeks and I’m sure you’ll understand why, but fret not as there will be plenty of blog posts to follow, including the final decision on how I styled his bedroom. 8 more words


Bucking The Trend: Uganda's Elephants On The Rise

Despite unprecedented losses all around, Uganda’s elephant population continues to increase.

By Vicki Croke Follow @VickiCroke

Uganda’s doing something right elephant-wise. While elephants, besieged by poachers across so many African nations, are dying in the tens of thousands every year (it’s estimated that 96 elephants are killed in Africa each day), a new aerial survey shows that their numbers are increasing in Uganda.

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Elephant numbers plunge in Mozambique because of poachers

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Poachers slaughtering elephants in Mozambique cut their population almost in half from 2009 to last year, but in Uganda, elephant numbers are increasing as a result of anti-poaching measures, according to aerial surveys. 346 more words