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

Naleku

Female

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Current age

7 months

Date of Birth

02 July 2019

Reason Orphaned

Mother died cause unknown

Roho

Male

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Current age

13 months

Date of Birth

15 January 2019

Reason Orphaned

Suspected poaching

Apollo

Male

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Current age

11 months

Date of Birth

12 March 2019

Reason Orphaned

Natural causes

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

Elephant Translocation: Protecting Life

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Female Elephant Freed from Snare

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Aerial Surveillance Report for January 2020

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Rescuing an orphaned elephant

We've successfully rescued and raised 260 orphaned elephants and every case is different. This film provides an insight into what it takes to rescue an orphan in need.

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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Adopt an Orphan

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The Orphans Sculpture

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