Best known for our work to protect elephants, the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (SWT) operates the most successful orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world. But we do much more than this.

Rescued orphans that can be adopted

Oldepe

Male

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Current age

3 years

Date of Birth

15 January 2019

Reason Orphaned

Drought related

Mukutan

Male

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Current age

21 months

Date of Birth

09 April 2020

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

Barnoti

Male

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Current age

2 years

Date of Birth

04 April 2019

Reason Orphaned

Mother died cause unknown

We embrace all measures that complement the conservation, preservation and protection of wildlife including anti-poaching, safe guarding the natural environment, enhancing community awareness and providing veterinary assistance to animals in need.

Latest News

The rescue of Oldepe

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Lemeki and Thamana Graduate to Voi

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Lualeni's Latest Addition, Baby Lexi

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Journey into the heart of our conservation work

We have been working on the front lines to protect and preserve elephants, rhinos and other wild species across Kenya for the last 45 years.

How you can help

There is so much more we can do to protect wildlife and you do not have to travel to Kenya to make a difference.

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