Tag: Elephants

Orphaned Elephants Line Up to Hug the Woman Who Saved Them

There are dozens of elephants being raised at the Nairobi Elephant Orphanage in Kenya. They are there because sadly, their families have been killed for their ivory. The rescue effort is all thanks to Daphne Sheldrick, who has devoted her life to saving these beautiful creatures for over 40 years. “Elephants have taught me how to put the bad things behind turn the page and get on with living,” she says. “Understanding the traumas that elephants have to put up with and how they cope with it has made me a stronger person.” Now, her elephants voluntarily line up...

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When This Elephant Thinks This Man Is Stuck In The River, She Rushes To Help Him

Kham Lha is an elephant at Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The Elephant Nature Park is an elephant conservation project. They have been involved in dozens of rescues and maintain a home for endangered elephants.   On this particular day, when Kham Lha and the other elephants are just hanging about the edge of the river, she notices a man in the river.   This man’s name is Darrick. Although he was stuck in the river’s current, he was calm and collected and wasn’t in any immediate danger. But, Kham Lha didn’t think that. She was worried...

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Silly Elephant Makes a Game Out of Bath Time

If you’ve ever tried to bathe a child, you know that it can be a tremendous hassle. Evidently, that’s doubly true for baby elephants.   In the video below, a family attempts to wash a baby elephant with a hose, only for the young fella to then trip and fall in the tub. It gets right back up and does it all over again. The more the family tries to spray the elephant, the more it wants to make a game out of the experience. Whether or not it knows there’s a camera present (or even what a camera...

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