protected contact

For the love of Elephants

For the Love of Elephants When it comes to debates about ‘protected contact’ versus ‘free contact’ and what constitutes a loving relationship between caregivers and elephants, people tend to hold very strong opinions....

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Ramba’s Feet And How They Relate To Other Captive Elephants

In the elephant world, you often hear mentions of foot care and foot health. You might have heard stats like “Foot disease is the leading killer of elephants in captivity” or “50% of elephant mortality in captivity is due to foot disease.”  While this fact is important, the why of…...

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