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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...

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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...

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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...

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Bonolo Update

Bonolo Update

Horton, a superstar in the elephant world, famously exclaims, “I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant’s faithful one-hundred percent!” And this assertion is no farce—elephants are fiercely...

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Tsholofelo Update

Tsholofelo Update

2020: Global pandemic. Isolation. Quarantine. Australian bushfires. Locust swarms. Floods. Poaching. Political turmoil…. The list seemingly goes on infinitely. Yet in the midst of the unprecedented chaos 2020 has...

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Crazy times, but we have some good news to share

Crazy times, but we have some good news to share

Hello Team Elephant Havens! I know this is a crazy time for all of us, so I want to share some happy news. We don’t have to look very hard to see the good that is happening at Elephant Havens.  We have been able to...

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The Highest Highs and the Lowest Lows…

The Highest Highs and the Lowest Lows…

Scott and I returned Thursday from a very emotional trip to Elephant Havens. We experienced the highest highs and the lowest lows. I made a decision today to share both with all of you, as you are part of this...

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Looking back at 2019, we’re indebted to you.

Looking back at 2019, we’re indebted to you.

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, Thank you for the most fulfilling year of my long life. Together we have changed many lives for the better, and we will continue to do even more in 2020.  I think one...

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5 Foster Babies, 4 New Handlers, a Wedding and a Well

5 Foster Babies, 4 New Handlers, a Wedding and a Well

Dear Friends of Elephant Havens, So many things to share—I don’t even know where to begin. First, thank you all for enhancing the lives of so many. Together we have done some remarkable things in Botswana. (Before I...

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What An Evening!

What An Evening!

Thank you all for making our evening with Alexander McCall Smith such a success. I hope you had as much fun as Scott and I did. The support for Elephant Havens has been humbling and we thank you all.  I...

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Events

A Special Evening with The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Author

Please Join Us for a very special evening with Alexander McCall Smith Saturday, November 2nd 6:00 to 8:00 pm — remarks begin at 6:45pm Barry Whistler Gallery 315 Cole St #120, Dallas, TX 75207 Get Directions...

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