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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Now wild orphan Yatta has had her baby! So wonderful & a proud mum brought her daughter to stockades to show off!

Out and about with the Nairobi orphans , Orwa greets Kithaka, who has just had his sunblock applied!

Is it just us, or does orphan black rhino Solio look a lot like a dog sat like this?

Special attention is always paid to the youngest in Nairobi, as here, with Naipoki a & Mutara close to Kithaka

Black rhinos like Maxwell are being hunted to extinction for their horns. Join us in the fight to protect them

Kithaka, the youngest orphan elephant currently in our care, enjoys a bite on one of the keeper's umbrellas

Who could this hungry character be, leading the herd for the 11am milk feed?

Today is bath day!

Solio is growing up

Warm days in Nairobi where the orphan elephants are all in good health. Enjoying plentiful mudbaths & playtime

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If i just sneak around the back while he's feeding her then I might just.......

Just because

Brunch at Ithumba

All aboard for Tsavo! As Dabassa, Rombo & Layoni get used to the ele transporter they'll use later this month

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Black rhino SOLIO certainly knows how to enjoy herself in the mud

We just spotted these Cheetahs in Ithumba, Tsavo East National Park and wanted to share, such beautiful cats.

Naipoki adores the attention of the keepers, like Stephen here

Youngest orphan Kithaka is settling in well & is much loved by the older elephants. Here with Shukuru