Posts in David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
MURERA AND SONJE MOVE TO THEIR NEW HOME IN UMANI SPRINGS
Orphaned elephants Murera and Sonje begin a new phase in their ultimate rehabilitation back into the wild, as they graduate from the Nairobi Nursery to the DSWT's third and brand new reintegration unit at Umani Springs in the Kibwezi Forest. Full account of their move at: http://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/updates/updates.asp?ID=681
Garzi, Vuria and Ziwa Discover Ithumba
On 2nd June 2014 everything and everyone was in place for the move to the Ithumba Rehabilitation Stockades of Vuria, Garzi and Ziwa. At Ithumba, these three young bulls join their friends Bomani, Teleki and Orwa, who were translocated to Ithumba just 4 days earlier and from here, they will all begin to integrate with wild herds.
WILD - THE DAVID SHELDRICK WILDLIFE TRUST

Published on Oct 6, 2013

From the front lines, this film tells the ongoing story of the elephant poaching crisis in Kenya through the heroic work of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, based in Nairobi.

The piece features Dame Daphne Sheldrick - a pioneer of elephant-human relationship with over 50 years of rescuing elephants orphaned by poaching and rehabilitating them to go back to the wild. We also hear from Julius, an elephant keeper at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Nursery in Nairobi and Nick Trent, the Anti-Poaching pilot operating in Kenya's massive Tsavo National Park.

At the current rate elephant poaching, with an estimated 1 elephant killed every 15 minutes for its ivory, could see the end of wild elephants in Africa by 2025.

The time to act is now - and there is so much we can do. Begin by getting involved here: iworry.org. A campaign of the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT), iWorry organised marches around the world in solidarity with the elephants on 04 October 2013 and is calling for a complete ban on international and domestic ivory sales.

To learn more about the orphan rehabilitation process and the Anti-Poaching efforts of the DSWT, go to www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org

🌿 BOMANI, ORWA, AND TELEKI MOVE TO ITHUMBA 🌿
Elephant moves always take into account friendships and so at 3.30am on 28th May, three little bull elephants - friends Bomani, Orwa and Teleki mounted the elephant mover and began their journey to the Ithumba Reintegration Centre. Watch their first steps at their new home, meeting the older orphans who will join them on their journey back to a life in the wild.