Archive: June, 2009

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Jun2009
“Mabitsi, Selati and Kiddibone are not problem elephants,” Lisette Withers confirms as we wait anxiously for the arrival of the vehicle carrying the three of them. “They are casualties of a system that uses a bullet as the solution.” “Mabitsi was a break-out elephant - an elephant that breaks a fence ... Read More

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Jun2009

Elephants in South Africa

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We have decided to dedicate this post to sharing with you some valuable elephant info. To understand our elephant situation today, let us take a step back in time to before the advent of firearms in Africa. What is known about elephant populations on our continent during those times? Well, not ... Read More

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Jun2009
Garden Route residents can be proud to have the only elephants in South Africa that are not ‘kept in’ by a fence! If the elephants in Knysna's forest wanted to walk in and join the town’s festivities, then they could simply head towards town! Every other elephant in South Africa ... Read More

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Jun2009
Our friendly family of pachyderms are the easiest part of what we do when it comes to elephants. When we hear people coming out of the field ‘blown away’ by their experience, it is invigorating and inspiring, and reassuring to know they will always view elephants in a new light. ... Read More