Cloisters of Saint John Lateran, Rome. Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ern/50642555/

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Kenya Elephant Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick Dies.



Daphne Sheldrick spent six decades working with orphaned Baby Elephants.
Photo Credit: SHELDRICK WILDLIFE.
Text and Illustration: BBC

Kenyan Elephant Conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died, aged 83.

She helped save the lives of more than 230 Elephants - many of which had lost their mothers to poachers or drought - by developing a milk formula and successfully rearing them.


Illustration: SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST

Her Kenyan Charity is world-renowned for its care of orphaned Elephants.

Dame Daphne "lived alongside Elephants and learned to read their hearts", read a statement on her Charity's Web-Site at SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST


Illustration: SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST

"Her legacy is immeasurable and
lives on in the tiny steps of Baby Elephants".


Illustration: SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST


Daphne Sheldrick (R.I.P.).
Illustration: TWITTER


Most Funny and Cute Baby Elephant Videos Compilation (2016).
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Khumba ("Memory") trumpets.
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