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African elephant (Loxodonta africana) - Photo Credit Tui De Roy

A Tribute to Dame Daphne: Conservationist and Elephant Activist

As we mourn the demise of Dame Daphne Sheldrick in April, her legacy lives on throughout the Kenyan landscape. Dame Daphne was a Kenyan-British conservationist and expert in animal husbandry. Her speciality was the raising and reintegrating of orphaned elephants into the wild. Dame Daphne dedicated over 60 years of her life to the protection

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Daily Dose Of Love: Elephant Itch Relief!

Sometimes You Just Gotta Scratch That Itch Explore recently traveled to Tanzania on a fact-finding mission. What we found was an itchy, itchy elephant. Ever-resourceful animals, this guy wriggles his rear-end for some sweet relief. You know what they say, scratch like no one’s watching! Rick |¬†explore.org  

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Daily Dose of Love: Elephant Babies Touch Trunks!

Trunks Of Love These adorable elephants form part of an extended family, and could be cousins. Members of elephant herds develop strong emotional bonds with each other, which you can see here with the cutest trunk touch I’ve ever seen. Continue watching on our Africa Watering Hole Live Cam! Have a great weekend, extended explore

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Daily Dose of Love: Elephant Spa

Spa Day with Mom! African elephants spend the majority of their day foraging for food, but they save time for a little R&R. Elephants love bathing at the watering hole, mud wallowing, and dust bathing. Yesterday we glimpsed this mom and her baby giving themselves the full spa treatment. See more spa days on our African

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Daily Dose of Love: Trunk Thursday!

Basking in the morning sun! Good weather calls for good times! These elephants do not waste a minute of the beautiful Kenyan day. With an endless supply of greens and fresh water to play in, their summer just got a whole lot cooler! Make sure you tune in to watch them on our Live Africa

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