Tag Archive for: Elephant rescue

Heartwarming visit from orphaned elephant to her keeper after 8 years and brings her baby along

An orphaned elephant raised by the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya nearly 20 years ago, and who later joined a wild herd a few years later when full grown, returned to the trust to “say … Read More

Elephant fell in well and rescuers spent 12 hours rescuing him

In India’s Tamil Nadu’s Dharmapuri district, forest officials spent more than 12 hours on Friday rescuing an elephant that had fallen into a well. The pachyderm had strayed into the village from the neighboring forest … Read More

Trump administration reversing promise to ban elephant hunt trophies into US

The Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) announced that it will now consider permits for elephant hunt trophies from African nations on a “case by case basis” – reversing President Trump’s earlier promises to maintain a … Read More

Villagers knit ‘jumbo jackets’ to protect elephants from the cold

Animal lovers in Mathura, India have been knitting sweaters for sanctuary elephants at the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation Care Center. The rescue is currently home to 20 elephants who are blind, lame or being rehabilitated. … Read More