In the late afternoon on the 17th of March Angela received a call from KWS Veterinary Officer Dr. Limo who heads the DSWT funded Mara Mobile Veterinary Team. He had news about an orphaned elephant reported near the Purungat area, close to the...
What are pangolins? If you’ve never heard of the pangolin, you’re not alone. This shy creature, as big as your cat or dog, is the world’s most trafficked mam...
Sheldrick Wildlife#WorldPangolinDay: Each day around 300 pangolins are poached for their scales & meat, making them the most illegal trafficked mammal in the world. With your help, we are working to stop the illegal trade in wildlife at a local level.
Sheldrick WildlifeThanks to @dodo for highlighting the plight of these 4 elephants cruelly targeted in a case of human-wildlife conflict but ultimately saved thanks to the heroic efforts of the DSWT/KWS Mara Vet Unit and MEP who treated them all in a single day
A casualty of the severe drought that hit Tsavo, Mapia's folded ears are a clue to the terrible sun burn which he suffered as he lay abandoned on an elephant...
Sheldrick WildlifeHold onto your hankies! You helped give Mapia the ❤ of a new home & herd at our Nursery after he became an orphan. From near-death to healthy bull, watch his incredible transformation...
The team at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust helped five injured elephants, including the baby elephant's friend.
Sheldrick WildlifeEarlier this week, the DSWT-funded Sky Vet, operated in partnership with @kwskenya, were hard at work treating not one, but FIVE, injured elephants in a 2-day operation. Our thanks to @dodo for sharing this story with a happy ending
Sheldrick WildlifeHave you purchased your copy of 'The Unsung Heroes'? It's our brand new, beautiful coffee-table book charting the bravery of Kenya's ordinary men & women who have gone out of their way to save an orphan baby elephant. Learn more & secure your copy: elephantorphans.compic.twitter.com/u59mc3XMyA
Matthew Bannister on a First Lady, a director, a conservationist, a publisher, a presenter
Sheldrick WildlifeUK supporters – Listen to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Last Word’ celebrating the life of our late Founder, Daphne Sheldrick & her lifetime's dedication to saving orphaned elephants & other Kenyan wild animals.
60 Minutes remembers Dame Daphne Sheldrick, who started Africa's first elephant orphanage
Sheldrick WildlifeIn a touching tribute, CBS have shared footage of Daphne Sheldrick explaining the heartache & joy of caring for orphaned elephants in '60 Minutes' special - 'The Elephant Orphanage'. Watch to learn how Daphne fought tirelessly to save them in her lifetime.
The U.S. government will allow hunters to import elephant trophies on a case-by-case basis, breaking the president’s pledge.
Sheldrick WildlifeNo animal should be hunted for ‘sport’ in the name of #conservation. By lifting the ban to allow lion & #elephant 'trophy' imports, this time on a case-by-case basis, the US Administration is appointing itself as judge, jury & executioner.