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“Baby Elephants All Over!”

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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$65.00*
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Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi
Ranked #1 of 122 things to do in Nairobi
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Owner description: The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi National Park provides a safe haven to orphaned baby elephants rescued by the DSWT. The Nursery provides the first stage in the hand-rearing and development of milk dependent baby elephants. Once they graduate from the Nursery, aged 2-3 years, the elephants move to one of the DSWT's Reintegration Centres in Tsavo East National Park, from where they will ultimately return to the wild.
Wisconsin
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“Baby Elephants All Over!”
Reviewed April 20, 2013

We visited an orphanage for baby elephants. Watching them being bottle fed and played with was amazing! The Wildlife Trust rescues the babies and cares for them until they are ready to be set free. The Trust does a wonderful job. I was so impressed that I "adopted" "Naipoki" for my grand daughter for her birthday!

Visited April 2013
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“Wonderful time”
Reviewed April 19, 2013

Could ever imagine the wonderful work those people are doing for the wildlife. Baby elephants, a rhino, warthogs, monkey family... Educational, professional people, affordable. There is no excuse for not going there. Be there before 11:00. It is only opened during an hour, for the sake of the orphaned elephants.

Visited April 2013
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Hamburg, New York
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“How can you top baby elephants????”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

I had never heard of this trust but it was included in a 12 day Kenyan safari that I was on.

It was truly heartwarming to see the adorable baby elephants that they have rescued after their mothers have been killed by poachers. They raise these babies and then release them to the wild.

Babies are available for adoption for a mere $50 per year. You get email updates and pictures and can even visit your baby when you are next in Nairobi.

Visited April 2013
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Nairobi
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“Easter at Ithumba camp, Tsavo”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

Great place to see and be with the elephants! A special experience. About a 6 hour drive from Nairobi...

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“Great experience”
Reviewed April 15, 2013

A great experience, only open 11am -12 o'clock daily. See orphaned elephants and their minders. A very worthy cause and a must visit in Nairobi

Visited April 2013
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