Orphan elephants in Kenya

• orphan elephants in Kenya

These elephants early remained without maternal care, but they compensate for the lost people are trying. Employees Support Center The David Sheldrick elephant in Nairobi, Kenya, caring for African baby elephants that are left without a mother.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Staff Support Center The David Sheldrick elephant in Nairobi, Kenya, elephant Shukurov protect from rain and cold here so here is improvised cloak.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

During the morning walk older elephants lie on the ground, inviting friends to play junior.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Elephant Vasin two weeks old.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Every three hours the elephants are fed a special substitute for mother's milk, the composition of which has been developed over decades.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Daphne Sheldrick, the founder of the center support the David Sheldrick elephant in Nairobi, Kenya, during an evening stroll. In 1987, Sheldrick was the first to come out of the remaining without a mother African elephant.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Elephants in Tsavo National Park at Mount Itumba.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Elephants during mud baths in Tsavo national park. Mud baths are extremely important to these animals, because they help to protect them from overheating and cleanse the skin from parasites.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Emily - an orphaned baby elephant, who now lives in a herd of 22, such as fellow sufferers. Poachers wounded her arrow in the back leg, and veterinarians have elephant necessary assistance.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Now Emily 17 years old and she is the head of his flock. In the photo next to her - Joseph sauna, a veterinarian who removed the stuck in her foot boom. Sauna says that elephants are often raised in captivity, but later released to freedom, returned to the person if they need help or to show their young.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

This two-year baby elephant died shortly after being hit in the support center The David Sheldrick elephant. Elephants are difficult to adapt to captivity, being away from family, said an employee of the center of Angela Sheldrick.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Employee Fund indicates how deep became poachers had hurled the spear head polutoragodovalaya elephant named Murka.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Elephant Vasin two weeks old, was very weak, he had to be constantly wrapped in a blanket, to avoid freezing. Soon the elephant died.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Elephant Mzima welcomes students who visited with excursion Tsavo National Park. "For the old poacher," says Daphne Sheldrick, "the elephants is the only flesh and bone. But the world is changing, and the new generation will be kinder. "

Orphan elephants in Kenya

The sleeping elephant in the center support the David Sheldrick elephant in Nairobi.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

It is best to orphaned kids feel with their own kind, so they are not allowed to stay alone.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

Adult elephants guarding Melibai baby while bathing.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

elephant named Shukurov center staff had to be rescued after falling into a manhole pipe.

Orphan elephants in Kenya

The orphans are linked to taking care of their people, and they too have for them tenderness. "We are here not only for wages of labor," says one of the employees of the center. "The longer you hang out with elephants, the more you begin to love them."