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Sheldrick Trust

Tiny Baby Elephant Rescued as Elephants in Africa Face Extinction

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 10.19.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is doing everything possible to stop the wholesale slaughter of elephants which is driven by the high value of elephant ivory in China. Their work is multi-dimensional, but one of their most endearing programs has to be the phenomenally successful baby elephant nursery.

An Elephant Named Tim

Carl Safina | Posted 06.28.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

Tim, an exceptionally impressive male elephant, is 43-years-old. Because males wander, Tim has not been seen for weeks. Now he is here, and he is in a heightened breeding condition called musth, dribbling a pungent-scented urine that tells the ladies and the guys alike that he's the man.

Kenya 2; Visiting the Sheldrick Trust Part Two

Carl Safina | Posted 04.02.2013 | Green
Carl Safina

Twenty-four hours after Brandt made the photo, poachers killed the whole family and hacked open their faces for their tusks.