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.
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.
The men and women that work at The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT), have such extraordinary dedication to orphaned elephants and black rhinos! Get involved, support them by sharing this post & for those can, please donate or adopt a baby elephant.
“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.