What can I do to help elephants?
Here are six actions we can take to support these grand creatures.
- Obviously, don’t buy ivory. Or sell it, or wear it.
- Buy elephant-friendly coffee and wood.
- Support conservation efforts.
- Be aware of the plight of captive elephants.
- Adopt an elephant.
- Get involved with Roots & Shoots.
How do I volunteer at Elephant Sanctuary?
Volunteer with elephants at an elephant sanctuary is a once-in-a-lifetime experience! Sadly, the grey giants are endangered because of illegal poaching and habitat loss. It is time to get active: Travel to Africa or Asia and volunteer for an elephant conservation project.
Where can I play with elephants?
Here are 10 places offering experiences that are life-changing for both elephants and humans.
- Elephant Nature Park.
- Karen Elephant Experience.
- Phuket Elephant Sanctuary.
- Phuket Elephant Park.
- Samui Elephant Sanctuary.
- Samui Elephant Haven.
- Elephant Sanctuary Cambodia.
- Elephant Haven Thailand.
Can you sponsor an elephant?
As you become an elephant’s sponsor, you will be able to download a high resolution Sponsoring Certificate bearing your name and the elephant’s. You can support any of the elephants listed below. We are not in a position to provide sponsors with regular updates on each elephant.
What can we do to help save African elephants?
Help save the elephants
- Foster an elephant at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is a huge success story in elephant conservation.
- Sign the iWorry petition.
- Wear your support.
- Share your support.
- Join a global march.
- Intern with Save the Elephants.
- Donate to the cause.
- Visit the elephants in the wild.
What can we do to help stop poaching?
Back a Ranger. Donate through the WWF’s Back a Ranger Project to benefit the men and women who put themselves on the front lines against animal poachers. 6. Join the African Wildlife Foundation’s three pronged plan to restore the natural habitats, educate local communities, and conserve wildlife.
Is it OK to bathe with elephants?
Elephants don’t naturally engage with humans, and they’re perfectly capable of bathing themselves. On their own, they love water, and in nature, they’ll spend many hours playing in it, swimming, and taking soaks with their families.
What degree do you need to work with elephants?
You can also go to veterinary school to work with wildlife or exotics, you can go into environmental education, become an animal welfare lawyer, or get an applied associates degree to become a veterinary technician. Each job lends to the protection of elephants in a different way.
Where can I feed an elephant?
The Elephant Ranch allows tourists to get up close and personal with the majestic animals. The Two Tails Ranch located near Gainesville lets people feed, bathe and even ride the eight elephants living at the ranch.