To be in such close proximity to these gentle pachyderms is truly amazing.
In Nairobi there is the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust which is a wonderful organization that saves baby elephants and rhinos that were abandoned because of poachers killing their mothers or have been saved because some fell into wells. They are nurtured back to health and then gradually introduced back into the wild which can take several years.The keepers stay with their charges 24/7.feeding them, sleeping with them. You can adopt a baby elephant or rhino and contribute to this wonderful organization. Click here to find out how.