Spanning several decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told. Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a… read more at Kobo.
Adopt someone an elephant! The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, they home orphaned and large elephants and rhinos until they are fully prepared to be released. the also do everything they can to stop the poaching of these creatures.
i am in awe of the david sheldrick wildlife trust and its foster program! i have fostered three orphans and plan to continue giving. this is one of angela sheldrick's watercolor paintings that new foster parents will receive
Mosha, an Asian elephant lost her right leg after stepping on a landmine at 7 months old. Friends of the Asian Elephant hospital in Lampang, Thailand, where she became the first elephant in the world to be fitted with a prosthetic leg in 2007
Elephant orphans form intense bonds with their caregivers and vice versa. “It’s not for the wages,” explains one veteran keeper. “The more you’re with them, the more you satisfy yourself. You just love them.” Photograph by Michael Nichols.
Love, Life, and Elephants: An African Love Story by Daphne Sheldrick / "Daphne Sheldrick, whose family arrived in Africa from Scotland in the is the first person ever to have successfully hand-reared newborn elephants.