Archive: January, 2013



Trekking for trash

Great having Michael Baretta with us over the weekend! Michael and Camilla Howard are busy trekking 3000km along South Afica's coastline with the aim of raise the awareness of litter, and collecting it in the process. They are visiting schools, lobbying municipalities and cleaning the beaches in various cities and towns ... Read More
January 21, 2013KEP1357



Update on Harry

Harry is doing extremely well at EOE. They are all (Harry, Namib and Tosha) in excellent condition and extremely happy and relaxed. In addition to Charles who has been with them for several years, they have two new handlers (Edward and Jeffrey) who are slowly building a relationship with the ... Read More
January 16, 2013KEP1357


by Angus Walker They call it white gold, but it's a dirty business, and the rising amounts being seized by customs in China suggests more than half the illegal ivory in the world is being smuggled into the Chinese market. Officially there is a legal trade, set up in China in ... Read More
January 13, 2013KEP1357


For those fans who can remember the various posts we have made of Bully and Nduna, here is the footage of their final release. Bully came to the Park's rehabilitation centre, Elephants of Eden, from a facility near Gauteng that specialises in film shoots and commercials. The process of looking for ... Read More
January 11, 2013KEP1357


Happy New Year from all of us at Knysna Elephant Park! And a very happy 6th birthday to Shungu!! Thank you to our special AERU volunteers for organising his watermelon birthday party early this morning. All the ellies had great time devouring their treats :)
January 1, 2013KEP1357