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Photo by @amivitale. Bawa puts his trunk in Sosian's mouth. It's a gesture that is reassuring and comforting, like a hug or a handshake for humans. Both elephants are residents of the Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e), the first ever community owned and operated elephant sanctuary in Africa. When little Bawa arrived, the veterinarian was convinced he would die. He was emaciated, dehydrated and scared. However, what the doctor wasn’t able to measure in the examination was Bawa’s fighting spirit, which helped him beat the odds and his big character, which has endeared him to everyone at Reteti, animal and human alike.
Undeterred by the doctor’s appraisal, the dedicated team lept into action to save Bawa. They worked non-stop for 48 hours, never leaving this baby elephant’s side.  It took many weeks of dedicated work. Even the elephants joined the effort. Once Bawa was strong enough to begin joining the herd out on walks, Shaba took him under her wing. Bawa was never without Shaba and Shaba was never without Bawa. Today, Bawa is a strong, healthy, big boy who loves to play with Pokot in the mud hole, where they like to tumble and pile on one another.
Follow @amivitale@r.e.s.c.u.e and nearby Sarara Camp (@sararacamp) to support and learn more about these initiatives.
#DontLetThemDisappear @nrt_kenya @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica  #photojournalism #amivitale

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Scroll ➡️ to see where guests of HTAT Journeys will be staying September 26-October 6, 2019.
1️⃣: OneFortyEight in Nairobi (recently featured in Condé Nast | October 2018) #onefortyeight
2️⃣: Elephant Watch Camp in Northern Kenya’s Samburu National Reserve & home to Save The Elephants Research Center. #elephantwatchcamp #savetheelephants
3️⃣: Sarara Treehouses located in the Mathews Range of Northern Kenya and is home to Reteti Baby Elephant Orphanage. #sararatreehouses #retetielephants
4️⃣: Olerai House, a true ‘Garden of Eden’ located on the shore of Kenya’s Lake Naivasha. #oleraihouse . . . . . .
#htat #htatjourneys #heretodayafricatomorrow
#journeyofalifetime #adventuresforthesoul #travelwithpurpose #travelforgood #causedbasedtravel #environmentaltourist #environmentaltourism #sustainabletourism #safari #makingadifference #conservation #kenya #whyilovekenya #Africa #thisisafrica


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#davematthews inspires me to try to #bekindalways so I have my favorite @tervis #waterbottle to remind me // last night, I donated to get the #dmbfalltour2018 twin bottle to my #dmbsummertour2018 bottle. #allthewaterbottles #cleanwater #rocknrefill #endpoaching #retetielephants @reverb_org


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When I heard from my sister that @saint_ronans school in Kent were fundraising to help save orphan elephants in Kenya, I was delighted to help them with this donated print ‘Orphan Ellie’ to help with the cause. My nieces and nephew all go to that school and I think it’s admirable that children so far removed from Africa and its wildlife feel inspired enough to do something about the difficulties facing our elephants today.
Part of the money raised will go to @dswt to adopt one of their orphan babies and the other to @r.e.s.c.u.e who are a community run sanctuary based in Northern Kenya. Both these groups are doing fantastic work in elephant conservation, so well done Saint Ronan’s for looking beyond your borders and helping where it is much needed! #conservationartist #watercoloursbykaren #elephantconservation #wildlifeart #wildlife #elephant #babyelephants #davidsheldrickwildlifetrust #retetielephants #conservation #poaching #africa #saintronans #kent #schoolsinkent #onlyelephantsshouldwearivory #kidsforconservation #limitededition


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Awwwn
@iloveelephant262 - It takes time to master those long appendages on their faces, and this baby elephant isn't quite there yet.
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@Regran_ed from @leonardodicaprio - #Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale - #regrann
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🐘 casual drinking my milk at the bar pose


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Credit to from @leonardodicaprio - #Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale - #regrann


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#Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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#Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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@Regran_ed from @leonardodicaprio - #Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale - #regrann


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#Repost @leonardodicaprio with @get_repost
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#Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale #love


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#Repost @leonardodicaprio with @get_repost
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#Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale #wildlife #elephants #protectwildlife #loveelephants #protectelephants #wildlifephotography #sanctuary


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Obsessed! #Regram via @leonardodicaprio #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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🐘🐘🐘 #Repost @leonardodicaprio with @make_repost
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#Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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#Regram #RG @natgeo: Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.
Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg
@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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@natgeo Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.

Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg

@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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Handmade bracelets designed to help save elephants. 🐘
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With every purchase of a Tembo Bracelet, you’re providing aid to @r.e.s.c.u.e. An elephant sanctuary in Northern Kenya, focused on rehabilitating orphaned elephants back into the wild. The orphans of Reteti have lost their mothers due to poaching, drought, or human-wildlife conflict. Reteti sanctuary provides their orphans with a second chance. Every elephant counts! 🌍
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Sadly an elephant is poached for its ivory every 15 minutes, somewhere in Africa. Help us on our mission to educate the world on what is happening to elephants. Join us on our journey to providing elephants with a brighter future. ✌🏽


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Become our donor this Christmas on Christmas gifts. Link on the bio


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AMAZING NEWS! We made our donation to @r.e.s.c.u.e., an elephant sanctuary focusing on rescuing orphaned baby elephants and eventually returning them back to the wild. The orphans who are cared for at Reteti have lost their mothers due to poaching, drought, or human-wildlife conflict. Reteti Sanctuary is very special because it is completely run by the local Samburu community. @r.e.s.c.u.e. provides a strong example for the world and especially local communities who struggle to
co-exist with local wildlife. @r.e.s.c.u.e. is proving it is possible for humans and wildlife to live in harmony and work together to ensure a brighter future for elephants. 🐘
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We are so proud of @r.e.s.c.u.e. and the amazing work they do, every single day. We are humbled by your dedication to providing your orphans with a second chance. On behalf of every Tembo Bracelets supporter, thank you @r.e.s.c.u.e. ❤️
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For anybody who has the desire to save elephants, but not sure how, please consider wearing a Tembo Bracelet. Not only are you donating to an organization protecting elephants through your bracelet, you’re carrying a powerful message with you everywhere you go. Help us educate the world and bring awareness to save these amazing animals we are fortunate to share this planet with. 🌍


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Quer cuidar de bebes elefantes? 🐘😍🌳 Então #partiu para o Santuário de Elefantes de Reteti, no Quênia. #retetielephants
Este “orfanato” tem o objetivo de salvar filhotes órfãos e devolvê-los para a natureza. Eles têm o financiamento de algumas instituições como o San Diego Zoo Global e a Conservação Internacional. Logo que os bebes chegam ao local eles recebem uma mamadeira com dois litros de uma fórmula especial e cuidados especiais do veterinário.
Trabalho incrível... 🧡
Agora uma curiosidades: os elefantes amam tomar um banho de terra nos dias quentes, essa camada que fica sobre a pele protege e age como repelente e protetor solar para eles.
#elefantes #bebe #filhotes #animais #africa #conservação #natureza #extinção #zoologia #zoologicos #fauna


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#Repost @natgeo with @get_repost
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Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.

Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg

@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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RIP Lily. Beloved calf. Born at The Oregon Zoo. Loved by many. There's no easy answer for whether they ever should be, or how to best caretake wild animals in captivity. #saveswifty #protectelephants #toosoon #nanfischerauthor #whenelephantsfly #saveelephants #elephant🐘 #elephantlover #elephantlove #retetielephants #spaceforgiants #youngadultlit #youngadultliterature #betruetoyourself #harlequinteen #harpercollins #inkyardpress #fictionmatters #amreading #amwriting


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#mbugani kumekucha salama mambo ni kama hivi. But let us get some thing this morning....
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Video by @baraka_gerald255 and @marymnzava74 , the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.

Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg

@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale #allywazir #waziridello #baraka_gerald255


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Video by @amivitale | Shaba, the proxy matriarch, teaches all the babies to browse in the wild. After her mother was killed by poachers, Shaba was brought to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) in 2016. Initially wary of the keepers, Shaba is now an instrumental part of the sanctuary, helping to keep order, teaching the young ones how to navigate steep paths and greeting new orphans with a heartfelt and emotional hello. Shaba guides her fellow elephants as they adapt to life at the sanctuary in addition to helping teach the keepers how to better care for their charges.
Reteti Elephant Sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e) is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. Reteti operates in partnership with Conservation International (@conservationorg) who provide critical operational support and work to scale the community-centered model to create lasting impacts worldwide.

Learn more about how you can get involved and help support this vital initiative by following @amivitale @r.e.s.c.u.e & @conservationorg

@nrt_kenya @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale


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Today is giving Tuesday! There is no better day than today to lend your support to the most impactful projects across the globe that are working to counter irreversible damage to our amazing planet. Here, Samburu elder Lekupanai looks after two orphaned elephant named Lemorijo and Kapai who were orphaned due to the extreme pressure that us humans have placed on their habitat. @r.e.s.c.u.e is a truly remarkable initiative that has shown that when a community comes together, extraordinary things can happen for both nature and the people that live in it. Please visit @r.e.s.c.u.e and support this movement! #communityconservancy #givingtuesday #retetielephants #namunyak #northkenya #elephant #sanctuary #sarara #nrt #peopleneednature #retetielephantsanctuary @conservationorg @amivitale @nrt_kenya @katie.rowe @tusk_org @nature_africa @glassybaby @savetheelephants


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