Elephants
Elephants - Up Close and Personal

Elephants – Up Close and Personal

Elephants are like us, but better, says Daphne Sheldrick. They share consciousness and emotions, elaborate communication and memory, and family and social ties similar to our own. In fact, elephants share more attributes with us than most other animals.   It’s the main reason elephants have become the poster child of the conservation movement. “We tend...
Saving Elephants' Top Four Champions

Saving Elephants’ Top Four Champions

Four of the world’s leading elephant conservationists offer hope and inspiration for saving elephants, the largest land animal on earth, from extinction.   These amazing people were also interviewed in my book, Saving Wild, Inspiration From 50 Leading Conservationists. (All quotes are excerpts from my book).     Saving Elephants in Africa   Iain Douglas-Hamilton...
Elephants learning to avoid poachers?

Elephants learning to avoid poachers?

The Democratic Republic of Congos’ Virunga National Park is probably best known for the mountain gorillas that inhabit the southern areas. But Africa’s oldest park is also one of the few places where both the prototypical savannah elephants as well as forest elephants with small, round ears and straight sharp tusks pointed downwards, are found...
Elephant Company [Book Review]

Elephant Company [Book Review]

Elephants are charming, loyal, intuitive, and have a sense of humor. They are the best mothers, aunties and friends to each other. Two of my favorite books about elephants are memoirs written by people who have probably spent more time with elephants and understand them better than anyone else in the world- Daphne Sheldrick and...