Baby Rhino: "Maalim" by his stable door at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: The D.S.W.T. is dedicated to the protection and conservation of wildlife and habitats in Kenya. Best known for the rescue and hand-rearing of milk dependent orphaned baby elephants and rhinos; so that later they can be returned into the wild.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is dedicated to the protection and conservation of wildlife and habitats in Kenya. Best known for the rescue and hand-rearing of milk dependent orphaned baby elephants and rhinos, so that they can return to the wild.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - Art Store - love all the paintings of the baby elephants :)

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust - Art Store - love all the paintings of the baby elephants :) neutral skin tone elephant tattoo!

Daphne Sheldrick Elephant Orphanage

Keeper Patrick with Lingwesi, five week old orphan African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Tsavo East National Park, Kenya. Photograph by Gerry Ellis, National Geographic.

Lupita Nyong’o Is on a Mission to Save Elephants in Kenya

Lupita Nyong’o Is on a Mission to Save Elephants in Kenya

“The experience [visiting the DSWT] was both joyful and humbling," Nyong’o says. "Most of the baby elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust had been orphaned due to poaching. The tragedy and loss they suffered did not escape me.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, an elephant orphanage. I want to be here.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, an elephant orphanage. From first glance it looked like the big elephant was riding on top the little elephant lol

Animal friendship at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya

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This heartwarming friendship between a baby elephant and an ostrich at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya, who say, “Our feathered friend Pea may look different than the rest of the Nursery herd, but she fits in seamlessly!

One of our favourite pictures is one, with all the orphans in their brightly coloured blankets traipsing home after a day out in the park.

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust presents an exhibition of pictures taken by three of the world's most celebrated wildlife photographers – Joachim Schmeisser, Michael Nichols and Robert Carr-Hartley

Yao Ming and an orphaned elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Yao Ming and an orphaned elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. This baby elephant is wearing a sweater!

At The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the bonds between the keepers and baby elephants are so important to their development. This is Jackson with Kinango.

Baby elephant bonds w their keepers are vital to their development at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in Kenya. This is Jackson with Kinango.

Support #DSWT Elephant orphan at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust baby elephant — The littlest ones get blankies.

Hungry baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi.

"Yum, I love my milk!" ~ Hungry baby elephant at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Nairobi. see how cute their trunk curls round the milk bottle?

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage Would love to visit and volunteer for a year or so!!

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage Would love to visit and volunteer for a year or so!

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage outside Nairobi in Kenya, Africa. I get to spend half a day here yay

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust Elephant Orphanage outside Nairobi in Kenya, Africa Volunteer op?

Kibo, a new life (Nairobi Nursery, Boxing Day 2009) by Joachim Schmeisser/David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Protector of the Giants photographic exhibition

The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust presents an exhibition of pictures taken by three of the world's most celebrated wildlife photographers – Joachim Schmeisser, Michael Nichols and Robert Carr-Hartley

Orphaned elephants: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Protector of the Giants photographic exhibition

Orphaned elephants: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Orphan elephants need sun protection too. Sheldrick elephant orphanage.  photo www.garyrobertsphoto.com

I believe this was taken at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Edwin, who had been studying to become a priest, is sheltering a little orphan from the sun as his/her mother would have done. The caregivers at DSWT are incomparable.

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