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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. 835 more words


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… 916 more words


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… 338 more words


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

Name: AMBO

Date of Birth: January 2016

Age on Arrival: 4 months

Gender: Male

Reason For Being Orphaned: Stuck in Mud

Where: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust… 1,236 more words


Countdown to World Elephant Day & “Elevents” Abound : Show Your Support : Think of What You Can Do To Help Elephants

World Elephant Day is Tuesday 12 August 2016

“Elevents” (here are just a few of the events being held worldwide)

1)  Screenings are being held for the film (also available online) … 283 more words


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 “ 606 more words


ROROGOI : Elephant of the Week at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust : Growing Up Ele : Part 2

Growing Up Ele : Update on Rorogoi 

As with every orphaned elephant rescued by The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust there comes a time, or graduation day, when a new stage is reached by an elephant that brings her ( or him) closer to her (or his ) eventual release back into the wild. 620 more words