The David Sheldrick Wildlife Fund: Al lifetime dedicated to the protection and preservation of Africa's wildlife and its denizens, particularly endangered species such as elephants and black rhinos Sheldrick Wildlife Preserves, Orphan Elephants, Wild Animal, Africans Elephants, Elephants Friends, Elephants Orphanag, Baby Elephants, Davidsheldrickwildlifetrust, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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The rescue of Rukinga: the latest addition to the Baby Orphan Elephant Family
♥ baby Rukinga saved by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. If you're interested...you can help sponsor him and the other baby elephants in the nursery. Click on photo for links.
The African [bush] elephant (Loxodonta africana), and a related species the African forest elephant, are listed as Vulnerable by the ICUN. They are threatened by habitat destruction, poaching, and conflict with humans. To find out more about all of the world's elephant species see www.elephantconse...
The people that work at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, have extraordinary dedication to orphaned elephants and rhinos! Many of these orphans have been traumatized, after watching their parents killed. When they arrive, each orphan gets caretakers that stay with them 24/7, including sleeping with them. The loving keepers become substitute "parents", giving the babies the best possible chance of survival, and good mental health, and the best chance to return to the wild some day.