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Fall 2021 Update

Fall 2021 Update

There are so many wonderful happenings at Elephant Havens that I’m not sure where to begin. Well, first let me introduce you to our new little girl Lerumo, which in Tswana language means “bullet.” Lerumo has been with us 6 weeks now and is...

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Summer 2021 Update

Summer 2021 Update

It is hard to believe that Labor Day has come and gone! Scott and I have spent much time this summer at Elephant Havens in the happy company of the Botswana team and a very rambunctious herd of young elephants. Many of you have visited us in...

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April, 2021 Update

April, 2021 Update

What a trip we had to Elephant Havens last month! I would love to tell you how hard Scott and I worked, but that just wouldn’t be true. I can honestly say I had the most relaxing trip and just enjoyed our team and little elephants this time. No...

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Introducing our newest rescue

Introducing our newest rescue

Wonderful news again! We are only about $15,000 away from our fundraising goal of $100,000. Our generous donor who will match those funds has inspired so many of you to donate, and we are just incredibly grateful. Until the end of the year...

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October 2020 Update

October 2020 Update

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, I’m so excited to tell you that we are over HALFWAY to our goal of raising $100,000 by December 31st. A generous donor is matching those funds, so any amount you donate right now is worth...

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August Update

August Update

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, Even though we can’t travel to Elephant Havens right now, the good work our team is doing is going strong. While our young elephants thrive on the natural grasses and browse that the Okavango Delta provides at our...

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Tshepiso Update

Tshepiso Update

The 1950’s and 1960’s—years marked by Elvis Presley, the Beatles, Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones… years marked by rock and roll. Americans twisted their hips, sang until their throats throbbed, and threw their heads back and forth to banging...

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MmaMotse Update

MmaMotse Update

Let’s set the scene: seemingly unaware that she is 1,700 pounds, MmaMotse tiptoes into the food storage, desperate to avert the eyes of her handler and find them. Her trunk skims cabinets, pounds on rice bags, and opens the refrigerator. Yet they...

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