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.

244

Orphans successfully raised

5,913

Veterinary cases attended

14

Mobile De-Snaring Teams

Rescued orphans that can now be adopted

Larro

Female

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Current age

12 months

Date of Birth

15 March 2018

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

Maarifa

Female

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Current age

4 months

Date of Birth

31 October 2018

Reason Orphaned

Stuck in mud

Mukkoka

Male

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Current age

17 months

Date of Birth

24 September 2017

Reason Orphaned

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

Updates: Combating fires on Mt. Kenya

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Aerial: Aerial Surveillance Report for February 2019

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Updates: Kiko's brush with lions

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Sheldrick Wildlife Trust in action

At the core of the our work is the Orphans’ Project, from the rescue and rehabilitation of milk dependent orphaned baby elephants and rhinos through to their ultimate reintegration back into the wild.

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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Adoptions

Unveiling our new logo

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Get Active for Elephants

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