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 now be adopted

Apollo

Male

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Current age

7 months

Date of Birth

12 March 2019

Reason Orphaned

Natural causes

Ziwadi

Female

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Current age

19 months

Date of Birth

09 March 2018

Reason Orphaned

Unknown

Kiombo

Male

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Current age

2 years

Date of Birth

20 March 2017

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

Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

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Mount Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit: Mount Kenya Mobile Veterinary Unit for September 2019

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Updates: The rescue of Apollo

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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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Join our Human-Elephant Family

Adoptions

Unsung Heroes

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The Ele-tee

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