Last week’s New York Times article highlighted the ongoing dangers of the illegal ivory trade, which recently made its way from poaching in Africa to jewelry stores in Manhattan. In our global world, efforts to raise international awareness about endangered elephants continue to grow. Sometimes awareness is about picket lines and sometimes it’s about entering the Zen Den.
Spend a lazy summer afternoon cooling off with this Explore.org three-minute, mini-film on African elephants playing in Tanzania. From the David Sheldrick Orphan’s Project for baby elephants in Nairobi to Explore.org’s grants for endangered animals - find out more about endangered wildlife from your backyard to the other side of the world.
(Don’t miss the family moment at 1:58 or a particularly identifiable moment moment at 1:37 - we get it, what can we say?!)