Archive: October, 2012

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Oct2012
Diary entry by AERU volunteer Jazmin. 23.10.12 “You have not had a great day unless you’ve learned something interesting”. I heard those words the second day of my stay at the park from one of the elephant handlers and am ecstatic to say that I’ve had a great day every day. The ... Read More

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Oct2012
Knysna Elephant Park staff and volunteers braved the rain today to put on a massive birthday buffet (complete with giant orange ice lolly!) for our very special matriarch, Sally ... Happy Birthday beautiful Sally! A bit more about Sally ..... Sally is in a unique position in that she became the matriarch ... Read More

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Oct2012

Translocation to Inverdoorn

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Bully and Nduna move on to expanses of Inverdoorn … Bully and Nduna were two elephants that the Knysna Elephant Park group took into their care at the Eastern Cape rehabilitation centre, EOE. These elephants needed new homes, ideally in game reserves. Knysna Elephant Park was not an option for them ... Read More

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Oct2012
A very exciting finding today by some Knysna locals! Elephant dung at the side of a forest road ... the Knysna forest elephants are definitely still around, and often closer than we think!