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

Roho

Male

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Current age

12 months

Date of Birth

15 January 2019

Reason Orphaned

Suspected poaching

Apollo

Male

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Current age

10 months

Date of Birth

12 March 2019

Reason Orphaned

Natural causes

Pika Pika

Female

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Current age

2 years

Date of Birth

03 September 2017

Reason Orphaned

Human-Wildlife Conflict

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.

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Aiding Kenya’s rhino protectors

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Second Anti-Poaching team for the Mau Forest

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Life Saving Help

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Rescuing an orphaned elephant

We've successfully rescued and raised 250 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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