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The woman who fosters elephants in Kenya
For more than half a century Dame Daphne Sheldrick has rescued and looked after orphaned elephants and other animals in Kenya. Daphne Sheldrick´s elephant orphanage sits in a corner of Nairobi National Park. Every morni...
2012-02-24   Nairobi, Kenya Category: abstract

More than sixty African elephants and hundreds of other animals have died so far in Kenya amid the worst drought to hit the country in over a decade, conservationists announced. So-called "long rains" that usually fall in Mar...
2009-09-21   Nairobi, Kenya Category: death

Outsize orphans offered second chance. Saving baby elephants is rewarding and fun, writes Bridget McManus.
IT SOUNDS too cute to be true — orphaned elephants learning to love again under the gentle guidance of Kenyan keepers on the plains of Nairobi. And while there's plenty to coo over in Elephant Diaries (baby elephants playin...
2007-11-15   Nairobi, Kenya Category: misc

Call repertoire of infant African elephants: first insights into the early vocal ontogeny.
African savannah elephants (Loxodonta africana) have a complex acoustic communication system, but very little is known about their vocal ontogeny. A first approach in ontogenetic studies is to define the call repertoire of sp...
2007-06-01   Vienna, Austria Category: abstract

Wild Orphans, book by Gerry Ellis
Northwest photographer Gerry Ellis has documented the rescue and rehabilitation of numerous baby elephants in his book, Wild Orphans. Its an extraordinary story that takes Gerry from the basement of his Portland, Oregon home ...
2007-03-29   Portland, United States Category: book

New Line Making Daphne Sheldrick Biopic
New Line Cinema has launched development of a feature based on the life of Daphne Sheldrick, a pioneer in efforts to save orphaned baby elephants, reports Variety. Sheldrick was named a dame by Queen Elizabeth II earlier this...
2006-11-15   London, United Kingdom Category: people

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