Rescuing orphaned baby elephants in Kenya - in pictures

To mark World Elephant Day, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust has released behind-the-scenes pictures of efforts to save orphaned baby elephants in Africa, where up to 35,000 animals are killed for their tusks each year.

Guardian

Last updated on 13 August 2014

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Kenya
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals