Couple who walk with elephants

The giant Morula, lies down in the Botswana bush after asked to do so by Sandi to allow for the group of tourists to touch the undersides of her feet.
The giant Morula, lies down in the Botswana bush after asked to do so by Sandi to allow for the group of tourists to touch the undersides of her feet.

2013-04-27 - Maun, Botswana
Sandi, 45, with her American-born husband Doug, 58, has dedicated her life to raising three orphaned elephants, Jabu, Thembi and Morula, who now live deep in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. When the couple married in the late 1990s, they chose not to have children, because not only do they believe there are enough in the world, but because they committed themselves to the three pachyderms whose families were slaughtered in culling operations in the Kruger National Park and Zimbabwe.

Extern Link Read full article (external link to the source article)
More from category miscMore from category: misc
More from country BotswanaMore from country: Botswana
More from location: MAUN

Share this article

digg itDigg

Elephant news on your website?

Put elephant news newsticker on your website, which is automatically updated from our server with the latest 10 headlines, and where each headline is linked to the specific article.

When someone clicks on a headline it will open in a new window, so the visitor will remain on your website.

Later, this function will be developed with optional colors and sizes, so return here to check what is new.

Upon request, this ervice may also be customized to your choice.

Just put this code on the page where you want the newsticker:

When the ticker is on place on your site, feel free to inform me, maybe I can make a link back to you.At best, also register as a website member to get support and information about changes or updates.

4 Headlines about elephants from the latest 30 days2021-12-26 - Banlung, Cambodia - Cambodia sensation: As a miracle, 38 year old Ikeo gave birth to a female elephant baby 2021-12-25 - Albuquerque, United States - Asian elephant calf Thorn dies of elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus 2021-12-25 - Kochi, India - Mahout critically injured after being gored by elephant in Kochi 2021-12-24 - Silchar, India - In Cachar, microchips in elephants for identification, to monitor health

20 years on Internet!

ELEPHANT NEWS was created on 2001 in Munich, and relaunched in Phnom Penh in 2020, with almost 8 000 links to news articles about elephants on the Internet

A number of articles now also have a cross reference to the elephant database, either for individuals elephants and/or to an article about the location holding

In the right column, you can also see if an elephant has birthday today, and follow the link to more facts!

Sorry, no records matching your query.

Back in history: » »»

Elephant News


Established 2001
Search for keywords

Locations of visitors to this page Editor Dan KoehlGuestbookArchive+1995-2021 Latest headlinesBy countriesBy locationsElephant BooksSubmit NewsContact EditorAbout elephant-news.comLink to us!Links to newssitesTo Elephant FactsHeadlines