Sheldrick Wildlife


Pioneers in the rescue, rehabilitation & release of orphaned baby elephants, we actively work to conserve all wildlife and wilderness areas in Kenya.

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Naipoki watches over little Lorian, the latest orphan successfully rescued by the Trust in Kenya

RESCUE - Please help us cover the rescue & care costs for Lorian, rescued today (25 June)

ELEPHANT RESCUE - Lorian, as he's been called, is aged about 3 weeks, he was rescued from Rumaruti Forest today!

Our friends at SUNO have launched a new range of fabulous sneakers, again with a 15% donation to the DSWT

Our UK team's favourite fictional ele is #Elmer - being brightly coloured & cheerful. Who get's your vote & why?

Turkwel's come a long way since her rescue from a high conflict area back in 2009

What a shame it's not a World Cup Year, as orphan elephant Orwa's ball skills are pretty impressive!

Youngest babies stay at the stockades during heavy rain. Important to keep them warm & dry for fear of pneumonia

Feeding time at the Nursery and Mutara gets to show off her bottle holding skills

Now wild Mpenzi's returned to Voi stockades with a wonderful surprise, a new calf, Impia (Swahili for 'new')

Happy Thursday from the charming Barsilinga!

Barsilinga our latest arrival is a very endearing little fellow who absolutely loves, loves, loves his Keepers

Rescued Sunday, Barsilinga's mother had been fatally shot multiple times. KWS had to euthanize her & rescue calf

Naipoki & Tano have taken to Maralal as if she's their own baby. Their instinct to protect is amazing to witness

Game of 5-a-side anyone

Football anyone?

Endangered and orphaned. Now in our care, Solio is a black rhino enjoying life & just now, a mudbath!

Happy Friday

Kainuk & Turkwel out in the bush. You can find out more about both of them on our website

Kanjoro joins the 17 other nursery babies for his 1st full day in the bush today!