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August Update—a Lady Never Tells Her Weight

August Update—a Lady Never Tells Her Weight

It turns out MmaMotse, our first little orphan, isn’t fat, she’s just fluffy! Can you believe this not-so-little one had sunken cheeks and her backbone and ribs showed when we rescued her in December? Well look at...

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Centrifuges, microscopes and slides–OH MY!

Centrifuges, microscopes and slides–OH MY!

We have accomplished so much! I hope you all realize what an important part you’ve played in this journey. Now I need to ask for your help again. The orphanage construction is almost complete, and we have just a few...

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June Update plus a New Goal

June Update plus a New Goal

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens,I just got back from another productive trip to Elephant Havens. I must tell you, our little orphan MmaMotse is stealing hearts with her long eyelashes and quick kisses with her trunk...

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Clean Water, Barbeque, and Visitors – Oh My!

Clean Water, Barbeque, and Visitors – Oh My!

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, May 25, 2019 was a BIG day at Elephant Havens. We finally have WATER! Can you believe it has taken this long? The reasons are too many to explain here, but let’s grab an extra-large...

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Dallas Zoo Interns Just Made Our Day!

Dallas Zoo Interns Just Made Our Day!

I’m so excited to let you know Elephant Havens was just presented with a donation of $20,000 from the Spring 2019 interns at the Dallas Zoo! With this incredibly generous donation we will meet our matching fund goal...

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April Update – So much to share!

April Update – So much to share!

I have so many exciting things to share with you, but first I must ask for your help. Our bank account is getting low. We have had many unexpected veterinary bills recently in addition to our building...

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2018: Thanks to YOU we’ve accomplished so much!

2018: Thanks to YOU we’ve accomplished so much!

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, Scott and I want to thank you all for the most amazing year! If you had told us 12 months ago what Elephant Havens would accomplish in 2018, we never would have believed you. It’s...

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Now Accepting Baby Elephants!

Now Accepting Baby Elephants!

Friends of Elephant Havens, Scott and I just returned from another very productive trip to Botswana. So much is happening at Elephant Havens — we are officially ready to accept our first babies in need! We have built...

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Our first success story!

Our first success story!

Hello Friends of Elephant Havens, We’ve had the most exciting month – our first interaction with an elephant calf in need! Our team was notified about an abandoned baby elephant in the panhandle of Botswana. Taps and...

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We’ve Accomplished So Much!

We’ve Accomplished So Much!

Hello Friends of Elephant Havens, Scott and I just returned from another incredible trip to Botswana. This was mostly a work trip for Elephant Havens, but I did get to spend three days with Naledi, the little...

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