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How beautiful are an elephant's eyelashes? Fancy upping your lash game? Bring out your natural beauty and help protect elephants with the new mascara from @madhippieskinproducts! For every website sale, Mad Hippie is donating $1 to Save the Elephants, plus, they’re also giving away some exciting goodies. Simply name the two oils in their mascara and tag two friends who share your love of clean beauty. Five lucky winners will be sent a Mad Hippie mascara. Giveaway open to US residents only. Photo: @ryan.wilkie.photos #BuyToGive #madhippie #savetheelephants #Samburu #NorthernKenya #beauty #elephants

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The new hit single L’Tome Nkaina (Elephant Hands) by Mpayon and @lemartimusic for Save the Elephants is already sweeping the Kenyan airwaves. Head over to our YouTube channel for the audio in case you haven’t heard it. The team recently shot a music video for the song in six different locations in beautiful Samburu, Northern Kenya. Stay tuned for its release! Photos and footage by @janewynyard #elephants #LTomeNkaina #NorthernKenya #Samburu #music #Lemarti #mpayon #mamatembo #Maa

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You could help take Save the Elephants to @sxsw 2020! If you haven’t had a chance to do so yet, please click the link in our bio to vote for our panel: . ‘Death-defying Data: How Science is Saving Elephants’ . PS - you’ll have to create a profile before you can vote! . Voting closes on 23rd August. #SXSW #elephants #SavetheElephants. Photo: @robbielab

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A very special bull elephant is celebrating his birthday today! Please join us in wishing our Founder and President a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!! 🎉🎉🎉 Thank you for the important work you do for elephants - you're the best! Photo: David Bebber #happybirthday #IainDouglasHamilton #elephants #SavetheElephants

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Save the Elephants at @sxsw 2020? . . We’re delighted to have STE’s CEO Frank Pope nominated to speak at the 2020 SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas next year. BUT we need your help to seal the deal! Give elephants a voice on stage by voting for our two panels below using the links in our story: . .  1. ‘The World is Not F'ed. (Yet)’ Featuring @cristinamittermeier of @sealegacy, Roy Steiner from The @rockefellerfdn, Paul Luu from 4 per 1000 Initiative and Frank Pope, CEO of Save the Elephants. . . 2. ‘Death-defying Data: How Science is Saving Elephants’. Frank will share the stage with Samburu warrior and fellow elephant champion Bernard Lesirin from @elephantwatchcamp. . . PS - you’ll need to create a profile before you can vote! . . Voting closes on 23rd August. #SXSW #elephants #SavetheElephants. Photo: Frank af Petersens

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Save the Elephants’ Research Scientist, Festus Wanderi, poses with two enormous elephant tusks at Kenya’s ‘Ivory Trade Is A Rip Off Awareness’ booth at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on his way to CITES in Geneva. The campaign brings together @officialkenyaairways (KQ), @kenyaairports (KAA) and @kenyawildlifeservice (KWS). Kenya is among 32 countries advocating for a total ivory ban. In one of the images Festus is seen with KWS ranger David Onyango. #stopivorytrade #worthmorealive #CITES #africanelephant

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On World Elephant Day, we’re celebrating elephants with a BRAND NEW song by group leader of the Mama Tembos, Mpayon (pictured), and Samburu musician, Lemarti Lemar @lemartimusic . L’Tome Nkaina which is Samburu for ‘Elephant Hands’ is a song about the importance of elephants, their habitat and the work of the Mama Tembos who protect elephant corridors in Northern Kenya. Have a listen (by clicking the link in the bio) and let us know what you think. Photo: @janewynyard #WorldElephantDay #LemartiLemar #Mpayon #MamaTembos #Corridors #LTomeNkaina #kumontanapro #elephants #Samburu #savetheelephants @maichblaq @Kaoticaeyeball #Kaotica

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Even the elephants are getting excited! Don’t forget, on August 12 (World Elephant Day), we’ll be releasing the brand new single by Mpayon and @lemartimusic called L’Tome Nkaina (Elephant Hands). The song, recorded in Samburu language, celebrates the importance of elephants and their habitats as well as the work of the Mama Tembos of which Mpayon is Group Leader. Stay tuned! Photo: @janewynyard #WorldElephantDay #LemartiLemar #Mpayon #MamaTembos #Corridors #LTomeNkaina #kumontanapro #elephants #Samburu #savetheelephants @maichblaq

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New song L’Tome Nkaina - ‘Elephant Hands’ - from Mama Tembo, Mpayon, and @lemartimusic for Save the Elephants. Official release August 12 (World Elephant Day). Stay tuned!… Photo: @janewynyard #WorldElephantDay #LemartiLemar #Mpayon #MamaTembos #Corridors #LTomeNkaina #kumontanapro #elephants #Samburu #savetheelephants @maichblaq

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World Ranger Day is a celebration of heroes fallen, injured and on the frontline of protecting the planet’s animals. Today, we’d like to recognise all those diligently working behind the scenes with rangers to protect our wildlife. One such individual in Northern Kenya is Westgate Conservancy’s Community Warden, Stephen Lenantoye (center). Having recently received the STE Applebe award for his role in linking communities and uniformed ranks for over 15 years, Stephen is a beacon of peace, a conservation champion and we salute him! #WorldRangerDay #WestgateConservancy #NorthernRangelandsTrust #NorthernKenya #peace #StephenLenantoye. Photo: @janewynyard

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Sweet dreams 😴. Watch how this little calf from the Native Americans family conks out in Samburu National Reserve and then uses its large ear as a natural night mask. Footage and photo: @janewynyard #elephants #sleep #nap #Samburu #NorthernKenya7

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The first half of 2019 has seen some big wins for elephants, from significant arrests of high level traffickers to strong enforcement by China of their ivory ban. However elephant populations, particularly in the forests of Central Africa, continue to remain under threat. Our @elephantcrisisfund (ECF) is playing a role in addressing the challenges that elephants face through the collaborative force of 75 different partner organisations across 36 countries. To learn more, read the ECF mid-year report by clicking the link in the bio. Cover photo: @janewynyard #elephants #ivorycrisis  #ElephantCrisisFund #SavetheElephants

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The future of Africa’s elephants in a rapidly changing world is the focus of the African Elephant Specialist Group Summit which kicks off in South Africa today. Bringing together more than 50 elephant conservationists from across the continent, including a contingent from Save the Elephants, the six-day summit will look at ways in which elephants and humans can co-exist in harmony. Speakers from Botswana, DRC, Kenya and other African states will discuss urgent conservation measures from the role of local communities and reducing the illegal killing of elephants, to landscape planning for people and elephants across Africa. #AESG #africanelephants #elephantconservation #extinction. Photo: Frank af Petersens / Save the Elephants

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The recently concluded Taormina Film Fest saw thousands of film lovers gather in Taormina's 2000 year old Greek amphitheater for a special screening of The Elephant Queen. Among them was STE's Founder and President, Iain Douglas-Hamilton, who described the film as "truly remarkable and one of the best elephant films ever". Produced by Victoria Stone and Mark Deeble, the film is centered around an elephant matriarch - Athena - and tells with great integrity the epic story of survival she goes through to protect her family. The team lived for four years with the elephants and captured unique behaviour never filmed before, including tender care within the family, intimate relationships with other smaller animals, and the challenges and behavioural adaptations to a harsh environment. A share of the teams net profit from the film will go towards elephant conservation including our @elephantcrisisfund. #elephants #ElephantQueen #filmfest #Taormina #Italy.

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Congratulations to Stephen Lenantoye, Community Warden at Westgate Conservancy in Northern Kenya who has received the STE Felix Applebe award. The award, gifted by one of STE’s founding trustees Felix Applebe, recognises individual leaders who are helping shape the future of Samburu’s environment. Stephen, who was presented the award by STE’s CEO, Frank Pope (pictured with Stephen and STE’s Head of Field Operations David Daballen), at a special ceremony in Samburu, has been serving Westgate for more than 15 years and has built a reputation as a man of honour, integrity and purpose. Regarded as a pillar of peace through his efforts to bring together different tribes in the region, Stephen is an excellent speaker, able to bridge the gap between communities and uniformed ranks. Stephen is the first person outside Save the Elephants’ to receive the Applebe award. Hongera Stephen!  #felixappelbe #leadership #samburu #westgateconservancy #stephenlenantoye #peace #northernkenya

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Linking Kenya’s wildlife conservation areas with corridors is an important new focus for the country. STE is contributing expertise to the Government’s Wildlife Corridors & Dispersal Areas working group that has been charged with formalising this network and protecting it. In many cases, corridors may end up being narrow connections that will need to be learnt by the elephants. One such elephant, a young female Magado, recently helped us to further our understanding on how this process works and how we might make it simpler. Read her story and others like it in our latest annual report on our website (link in bio). #SavetheElephants #Elephants #STE25years. Photo: @janewynyard / Save the Elephants

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Not over the hill yet! A new study published today reveals that bull elephants increase the energy they put into reproduction as they get older. The new results suggest that male elephants like Archimedes and Matt (pictured) are capitalizing on their increase in size by spending more effort searching for females as they get older. Read more: Link in the bio.  Photos: @janewynyard and George Wittemyer / Save the Elephants #savetheelephans #oxforduniversity #coloradostateuniversity #reproduction #aging #elephants #research

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Check out Save the Elephants' 2018 annual report, hot off the press! Packed with exciting stories and updates from the field and beyond, the report celebrates STE’s 25 years at the forefront of elephant research and conservation. Learn how technology and community involvement are a powerful force for the protection of elephants (and other wildlife). Find out more by clicking the link in the bio. Photo: @robbielab #AnnualReport #SavetheElephants #Elephants #STE25years

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Even elephants need pampering …. WATCH as Sarara enjoys a bush spa treatment near our camp in Samburu. After a long soak in the river, during which he blew bubbles with his trunk and swam underwater, Sarara treated himself to an exfoliating tree scrub and a quick dusting before heading back to the savannah. Footage and photos: @janewynyard #elephants / Save the Elephants

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How many elephants can you fit on a beach? Well according to this ambitious herd, the whole family! The entire herd of over 30 elephants tried to squeeze onto a small patch of sand yesterday in Samburu National Reserve to drink at the river. There was a lot of jostling for position and loud trumpeting but eventually everyone got their turn. Photo: @janewynyard / Save the Elephants #elephants #Samburu #herd #river

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U.S law enforcement agencies have broken a major drug and ivory smuggling network in Africa worth millions of dollars, arresting two of the four kingpins at the heart of the operation. The arrests by the Southern District of New York and the U.S Fish & Wildlife Service, are a major breakthrough in efforts to stamp out the illegal global wildlife trade and solid proof that the trade is linked to serious crime including narcotics and money laundering. The bust also exposes the deep transnational criminal links between East and West Africa - one of the alleged criminal leaders was arrested in Senegal and is awaiting extradition, while another was arrested in Uganda and is now facing trial in the U.S. We congratulate all those involved in making the arrests and are confident that by extraditing the accused to the U.S, justice will be properly served. We hope this case sends a message to all traffickers, especially those high level criminals who think they are untouchable, that wildlife trafficking is no longer an easy or safe form of crime. Visit the link in the bio to read more. Photo: Frank af Petersens

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Bravo Dr. @lucyeking99 for a great talk! #Repost @roarafrica (@get_repost) ・・・ We are still on an all-time inspirational high after Dr Lucy King’s talk last night. As a speaker at #ROARAFRICA's Women’s Empowerment Retreat happening now at @tswalu in the Kalahari, Lucy’s passion and commitment to resolving human-elephant conflict in Kenya with @SaveTheElephants, by way of bee-hive fences was infectious and tangible. In a nutshell, catastrophic poaching has seen Africa’s elephant population crash from over a million elephants just 40 years ago, to 400,000 today. While an effective international ivory trade ban has resulted in rising numbers, particularly in East and Southern Africa, these elephants are now expanding into a world densely settled by people. ‘The African elephant is the most iconic migratory land mammal in the world,’ explains Lucy. ‘Rising incidents of human-elephant conflict are occurring where elephants are exploring old migratory routes that have either been blocked by new developments or where they are breaking into farmland plots to take advantage of nutritional agricultural produce.’ It’s a situation that leads to confrontation on both sides and it was these factors that led Lucy to capitalise on elephants natural aversion to bees by designing a ground-breaking beehive fence to keep the elephants out. Best described as a boundary of poles with beehives on them that are interlinked via wire, not only do these fences provide effective protection of community crops, but they also provide a pollination service for the farmers and the creation of income via the elephant-friendly honey produced as a result. Such is the success of these beehive fences that there are now some 60+ sites around the world who are trying the idea. It’s exactly these types of initiatives that work to support conservation and empower communities that we at #ROARAFRICA vow to put our weight behind. Such was the response last night to this that a single jar of honey and a basket, the byproduct of Lucy’s Women’s Enterprise Program, was auctioned off for $1 400, enough fencing to protect a 1.5 acre farm. . For more on Lucy, click on the link in our bio for our blog post on her.

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Researchers have discovered that elephants move faster and straighter when moving through risky areas, meandering more when safer. The study, conducted by Save The Elephants and the universities of Twente and Oxford, implies that elephants search less for food when foraging in risky areas. It further builds our understanding of how elephants adapt to the threat of poaching and other hostile contact with humans. Visit our website to read more (link in bio). Photo: @ninaconstablemedia #elephantmovement #elephantresearch #elephants

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Elephant ambassador @doutzen stars on the cover of ELLE USA’s special conservation issue holding a brooch from @tiffanyandco’s Save The Wild Collection. In the interview she talks about being a voice for elephants and her crucial role with Knot On My Planet which has raised $8 million for conservation. @knotonmyplanet is now the biggest donor to our @elephantcrisisfund (a joint initiative between Save the Elephants, the @wildnetorg, in partnership with the @leonardodicapriofdn. Photographed by @chriscolls, styled by @ilona_hamer #knotonmyplanet #tiffanyandco #elephantcrisisfund @elleusa

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‘Beating air pollution’ is this year’s theme for World Environment Day but how does that tie in with elephants you ask? Just like all species - including humans, elephants need clean air to breathe. One way to ensure they have clean air is to plant trees. As part of our conservation-based education programme, we run tree planting activity in schools across northern Kenya. The past year alone, we've planted over 500 trees which have not only improved the quality of air but also providing habitats for other wildlife. #WorldEnvironmentDay #BeatAirPollution #elephants #wildlife #cleanair #environment. Photo: Frank af Petersens

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The three young bulls - Warges, Sosian and Lingwesi - who were successfully translocated from Reteti Elephant Sanctuary a month ago are reported to be doing well. Save the Elephants and a team from Reteti have been closely monitoring the three orphans in their new environment as they interact with wild elephants. . . The calves - collared by Save the Elephants - were translocated from Reteti to their new home in Samburu’s Sera Wildlife Conservancy in early May as part of a rewilding initiative, and the wild elephants are now also being tracked. Read about the initial translocation by clicking the link in the bio. Photo: @janewynyard / Save the Elephants #elephants #orphans #bulls #Reteti #SavetheElephants #Sera

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Japanese fashion model @rolaofficial and the elephants of Samburu star on the cover of the latest issue of Numero Tokyo. Rola recently visited Samburu in Northern Kenya with the Numero team for a story about the challenges facing wild elephants and the tremendous impact of @tiffanyandco’s Save The Wild collection on elephant protection and the @elephantcrisisfund. . . In the interview, Rola describes seeing elephants mourn their dead as ‘incredibly emotional’ and calls for a world ‘where we live together with nature and animals with a proper sense of gratitude.’ #elephants #Rola #Numero #TiffanyandCo #Samburu  #elephantcrisisfund #savetheelephants #japan . . #Repost @rolaofficial ・・・ The newest issue of @NumeroTokyo is out🐘♥️🌍 @Tiffanyandco #Savetheelephants #Savetheanimals #WeAreAllFamily #象牙 #印鑑

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Hongera to Jeneria from our partners, @ewasolions, for being chosen as a finalist in the Tusk awards #Repost @ewasolions (@get_repost) ・・・ We are so proud of Jeneria and congratulations to all the finalists! #Repost @tusk_org (@get_repost) ・・・ We are delighted to announce our 2019 Tusk Award for Conservation in Africa shortlist! ⁣ ⁣ This award is given to an individual who has been judged to be emerging as a leading conservationist in recognition of their outstanding contribution to, and considerable success, in their chosen field. For this year’s extraordinary finalists, extinction is simply not an option. Thanks to their work, there is a brighter future for Africa's wildlife. Meet them below!⁣ ⁣ Dr Gladys Kalema-Zikusoka, Uganda⁣ ⁣ At the age of 25 Gladys was the first woman to be appointed Veterinary Officer for the Ugandan Wildlife Service, soon pioneering the first wildlife translocation to restock Uganda's national parks following years of poaching during the country's civil war. ⁣ ⁣ Tomas Diagne, Senegal⁣ ⁣ Over the past 26 years, Tomas, African biologist/conservationist and Director and Founder of the African Chelonian Institute, has focused his work on the protection of tortoise and the freshwater and sea turtles of West Africa. ⁣ ⁣ Jeneria Lekilelei, Kenya⁣ ⁣ Recognising the urgent need to engage his own age group in lion conservation, Jeneria's “Warrior Watch” initiative was launched. Turning the warriors into ambassadors for lions, they serve as a network working across multiple communities, enabling Ewaso Lions to monitor these highly threatened species and reduce conflict incidents over a wide-ranging area. ⁣ ⁣ Click 🔗🔗 in bio to read more about these #ConservationHeroes. ⁣ #TuskAwards2019 #ForAllTheyDo #TuskAwards #ConservationHeroes⁣ #SavethePlanet #TCAFinalist ⁣

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Botswana - whose progressive policy on protecting elephants has led to their elephant population becoming the largest in Africa - has now announced that they intend to open sport hunting. While we consider hunting elephants to be morally repugnant, akin to shooting dogs, cats, whales or great apes for pleasure, sport hunting is highly unlikely to significantly impact the growth of their elephant populations . . . Far more serious is Botswana’s intention to lobby for the re-opening of trade in ivory.  The global momentum towards banning all trade in elephant tusks has seen huge success, and China's 2018 closure of its domestic ivory market - the world's biggest - was a huge step forward in helping reduce the demand for ivory. This remaining demand is strong enough that ivory poaching is driving elephants towards extinction across much of their remote range in Africa. Seeking to re-open trade in ivory risks fuelling a renewed demand and dooming the elephant populations in those countries where they are less well protected than in Botswana. Photo of Samburu elephants by Frank af Petersens. #elephants #ivory #ivorytrade #Botswana #Africa #SavetheElephants

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This is the terrible reality of human/wildlife conflict … an elephant with a heavy metal spear embedded in his skull in Northern Kenya. This male elephant, roughly around 40-45 years old, was seen by members of the community in the Lkisin area near Wamba who reported the incident to @kenyawildlifeservice (KWS) and Lewa Wildlife Conservancy’s Joint Operation Control Centre (JOCC). . . Samburu’s new KWS vet, Dr Michael Njoroge, his team and the Kitich mobile ranger unit of Namanyak conservancy were then alerted. In a tense operation, the rescue team walked more than an hour through thick bush to locate the bull who was with a group of five other elephants. After the injured bull was darted, the rangers fired blanks into the air to keep the elephants at bay while the vet team worked quickly to cut the spear from the animal’s head. . . Dr Njoroge estimated the spear had been inside the elephant’s head for at least a week and the bull would most likely have died from an infection had it not been removed. There have been at least three other elephants speared in the Wamba area in the past month. Fortunately all three elephants were treated and survived. The KWS Wamba team is investigating. Photos: Save the Elephants. #elephant #rescue #humanwildlifeconflict #Wamba #NorthernKenya #Lewa #Samburu #KWS

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Great piece from our partners @biglifeafrica about one of our collared 'at risk' bull elephants, Jenga. #Repost @biglifeafrica ・・・ A LONG-AWAITED JOURNEY His name is Jenga. He’s a 31-year old male. We don’t know why he did it; perhaps he set off on a whim, chasing a scent on the breeze. Or maybe some long-forgotten memory of a previous journey surfaced. All we know is that he started walking. His walk has given us an extraordinary look into the life of a bull elephant, and the relevance of our work to such an animal. We regularly see animals on the move, but have little idea where they’ve come from or where they are going. The long journeys in particular are uncommon, and usually made by young males in search of better food or breeding opportunities. Now thanks to Jenga, and his tracking collar that was fitted by @SavetheElephants, we can finally show you what a journey looks like. Over the month of April, Jenga travelled first from Tsavo West towards Amboseli (this movement not shown on the map above), not quite reaching Amboseli National Park but spending several weeks in the Kimana and Elerai community conservancies. For whatever reason, he decided to turn around and head home. Without ever having seen it or done it before, he used the Kimana Crossing, where animals are funneled through a 250 ft wide gap. He then passed through the @KimanaSanctuary on his way back to Tsavo West, perfectly demonstrating how the corridor can and should work. In total, Jenga travelled more than 100 km over the two weeks. The strategic pieces of habitat that allow for such movements keep wildlife populations connected, maintaining genetic diversity and the adaptive potential that comes with it. A huge thanks to @SavetheElephants, who are doing the science that is helping to demonstrate the importance of these wildlife corridors, to the @SheldrickTrust, our partners in protecting the Kimana Corridor and Sanctuary, and to @VulcanInc. for developing the technology that allows us to track these movements. But an equally big thank you to all of our supporters for helping us to protect these elephants and the wilderness areas they need to flourish. Photo: @TSAVOTRUST

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Well done to all involved in Wide Satao's treatment! Tsavo Trust in collaboration with Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and our team at Save the Elephants will continue to monitor the Tusker. Last year, Wide Satao was one of 20 elephants collared in a joint operation by all three organisations in a bid to understand elephant movement and space requirements for future conservation strategies. #KWS #TsavoTrust #DSWT #widesatao #humanwildlifeconflict #elephants #elephant #Repost @tsavotrust (@get_repost) ・・・ #Tusker 'Wide Satao' was successfully treated for a fresh arrow wound following close monitoring by Tsavo Trust ground team, @kenyawildlifeservice and @savetheelephants #ElephantConservation #Tsavo #TsavoConservationArea #Kenya #BigTuskerProject

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In Samburu, elephants come in several colours - grey, red and even white.  Samburu musician @lemartimusic recently visited Buffalo Springs and sent us these great shots of Wendy and the Poetics in the reserve walking alongside the Cape-Cairo road. The entire family had turned ghostly pale from the white soil! Additional footage @janewynyard #samburu #elephants #lemarti #buffalosprings #northernkenya

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Great news from our bees team in Sagalla! #Repost @elephantsandbees_ste ・・・ The rains are here and with it, come the bees! A huge swarm of bees occupied some of the fresh hives we have in the community hall. This is great news for the community, more so the beehive fence farmers who will notice an increase in beehive occupation in their farms.🐝🐘🐝 Footage @naiya.raja #elephantsandbees_ste #beehives

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Happy Mother's Day to all mothers out there including our elephant mums in Samburu. Thank you for all you do for your families and herds. #mothers #matriarchs #elephants #MothersDay. Photo: @robbielab

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Today on #Earthday, we are facing yet another potential seasonal drought in Samburu with livestock and elephants competing for resources. As Kenya’s human population increases and wildlife habitats become more squeezed, these changing weather conditions could have a serious negative impact on the future of elephants. Raising awareness is a key priority in the struggle to protect Kenya’s elephants and save the country's over-grazed pastoralist rangeland. You can do your bit this Earth Day by signing up to our monthly newsletter, donating to Save the Elephants or spreading the word. Click on the link in our bio for more information. Photo @janewynyard #EarthDay2019 #elephants #elephant #Samburu #northernkenya #kenya #drought

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The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to protect elephants and rhinos. From Africa’s front lines to behind the scenes of Asian markets to the United States, the film takes an intense look at the global response to this slaughter and the desperate measures to genetically rescue the Northern White rhinos who are on the edge of extinction. Watch the film today on #EarthDay, April 22 at 12pm/11c on @natgeochannel in the U.S. and around the world @natgeo #thelastanimals #documentary #widlifeconservation #katebrooks #nationalgeographic

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We’re so happy to see Cleopatra's brave calf - now named Kone - all settled into her new home. #Repost @r.e.s.c.u.e ・・・ This is Kone, an incredibly brave little elephant. Her and her mother, who is known as Cleopatra from the Royals family in Samburu National Reserve were first noticed by members of @savetheelephants long term monitoring team during one of their routine patrols. They called the dedicated @kenyawildlifeservice vet for North Kenya Dr Michael Njoroge who darted and treated for a long standing inflammation and infection of the mammary glands and ducts. The vet gave her anti-inflammatory and antibiotics but despite treatment and round the clock monitoring, she sadly succumbed to her illness and died a few days later with her little calf Kone at her side ... Kone is now safely at Reteti and despite the trauma of loosing her mother she has settled in well , has met and been welcomed in by the Reteti herd and loving keepers like family . First photo by Gilbert Sabinga/Save the Elephants and second photos/video by the dedicated and loving keepers at Reteti. #protectelephants #bekindtoelephants #DontLetThemDisappear #elephants #saveelephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica @conservationorg @nrt_kenya

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An elephant …. from space. How hard could it be? Last night the BBC One series, Earth From Space, launched in the UK with an episode featuring Samburu’s elephants. Save the Elephants worked closely with the BBC film crew on the story, even assisting them with capturing the unique shot of elephants from space.  Curious as to how the BBC achieved this remarkable feat? The series director, Barny Revill reveals all (link in bio). #bbcone #earthfromspace #elephants #Samburu #Kenya. Photo: @janewynyard

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Last call for applications! Join our team at Save the Elephants! We have an exciting 18 month opportunity (maternity cover) for a dynamic, self-motivated individual to manage our existing fundraising activities and global donor relationships. Let us know by Friday! Details on our website. #careers #jobs #fundraising #Kenya. Photo: @janewynyard @instituteoffundraising @fundraisingchat @AFPfan @nonprofits

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#Repost @elephantsandbees_ste ・・・ Flying the STE flag high! 🐘🐘🐘 Save the Elephants was just at the WCN Spring Expo in Redwood City, California. Watch the amazing presentation our Head of Human Elephant Coexistence and pioneer of the Elephants and Bees Project - Dr. Lucy King, gave as she spoke about how our passionate team is working their very hardest to help secure a future for elephants across Africa 🐘🐘🐘 (link in bio) #WCNExpo #savetheelephants #elephantcrisisfund #conservation #coexistence. Photo: Abi Best @abibest93

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Huge turnout at yesterday's Global March For Elephants, Rhinos, Lions and other endangered species here in Nairobi where thousands of people - including our team from Save the Elephants - took to the streets to advocate for the protection of wildlife, including elephants. It was great to see some of our past and current elephant scholars, Samburu warriors, the @elephantsandbees_ste team and our Mama Tembos come together to lend their voices to the species we work so tirelessly to protect in Samburu and across Africa. #elephants #SavetheElephants #NoMarketNoTrade #EndTradeEndPoaching #GlobalMarch #MarchForWildlife. Photos: Edgar Chomba, Naiya Raja, Save the Elephants.

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Lend your voice and feet to wildlife tomorrow Saturday, 13th April by taking part in the Global March For Elephants, Rhinos, Lions and other endangered species in Nairobi, Kenya starting from National Museums of Kenya to @kenyawildlifeservice HQ from 8 am. #MarchForWildlife #NoMarketNoTrade #WorthMoreAlive #SavetheElephants #IvoryBelongToElephants #EndTradeEndPoaching Photo: Daryl Balfour

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Calling on all wildlife enthusiasts in Nairobi! Join us this Saturday, April 13th at the National Museums of Kenya for this year’s Global March For Elephants, Rhinos, Lions and other endangered species and help advocate for the protection of wildlife. #MarchForWildlife #NoMarketNoTrade #WorthMoreAlive #SaveTheElephants #IvoryBelongsToElephants #EndTradeEndPoaching

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Heart wrenching footage of Cleopatra’s nine month old calf beside her dead mother who succumbed to an infection in Buffalo Springs National Reserve earlier this week. Our team immediately notified the Samburu vet and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) team who rushed to the scene. As the calf was getting dehydrated from being in the scorching sun, KWS decided to send her to @r.e.s.c.u.e where she is receiving care. The 54 year old mother of seven was the matriarch of the ‘Royals’ family - the largest and most dominant herd known to us - a responsibility she shared with her sister Anastasia. We will keep you posted on her calf's progress. #RIPCleopatra. Footage: Gilbert Sabinga

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Catch BBC series ‘This Wild Life’ all this week and next on BBC2 at 14:45. Featuring Save the Elephants and behind the scenes drama at @elephantwatchcamp as conservationist and wildlife filmmaker, @sabadouglashamilton, raises her young family in the bush. If you’d like to hear more adventures first hand, Saba is on tour in the UK this month with her acclaimed show “A Life With Elephants’. Dates and venues at www.sabadouglashamilton.com. #SabaDouglasHamilton #alifewithelephants #SabaontourUK #savetheelephants. Photo: Tim Beddow

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Save the Elephants is going to be at @wildnetorg's Spring Expo in just two weeks! Come and meet Dr. Lucy King, STE's Head of Human Elephant Co-existence and Project Leader of award winning @elephantsandbees_ste, and learn about the innovative ways our team is helping to conserve one of the world's largest mammals - the elephant. Get your tickets on Wildlife Conservation Network's website. #WCNExpo #SavetheElephants #ElephantsandBees #Elephants

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Chinese actor Liu Haoran, pictured with Save the Elephants’ CEO Frank Pope,  is our newest ambassador for elephants thanks to @tiffanyandco.  Liu visited Samburu in Northern Kenya with Tencent TV to film a mini-documentary for China’s leading broadcaster, CCTV, about the challenges facing wild elephants and the tremendous impact of Tiffany & Co’s Save The Wild collection on elephant protection and the @elephantcrisisfund. The Save The Wild collection has raised nearly $3 million since 2017 for the Elephant Crisis Fund and Tiffany has pledged to donate an additional $1 million. We are so grateful for the support of ambassadors like Liu and brands like Tiffany & Co who are key to helping end the fashion for ivory. Photos: Save the Elephants #tiffanyandco #savethewild #liuhaoran #samburu #savetheelephants #elephant #elephants #elephantcrisisfund #wildlifeconservationnetwork #knotonmyplanet

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Congratulations to elephant scholar, Saidimu Lesalunga from Oldonyiro, (pictured second from left with our Education team), who emerged in the top 100 students nationally in his final high school exams (KCSE). Saidimu, who comes from a humble background, beat a staggering 600,000+ candidates to earn his Grade A! Donors Kris and Peter Norvig, who sponsored Saidimu’s high school education as part of our Elephant Scholarship programme, have kindly offered to help Saidimu through university in his pursuit to earn a bachelor’s degree in medicine and surgery. It costs $6,000 to support a student like Saidimu for four years of high school education (or $1,500 per year). If you're interested in sponsoring please contact scholarship@savetheelephants.org. #ElephantScholar #savetheelephants @elephantwatchcamp

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In the spirit of International Women's Day, we continue to celebrate conservation heroines - such as the Mama Tembos - who have taken up the giant task of helping protect elephants in Northern Kenya. WATCH the fantastic film about their work by German broadcaster DW Deutsche Welle (link in bio). #Women4Conservation #WomeninConservation #MamaTembos #ElephantMothers #Conservation #NorthernKenya #Deutschewelle #DW #elephants #elephant #savetheelephants #kalamaconservancy