The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust brings in baby orphaned elephants to be raised for release when they can take care of themselves. This may take up to eight years. Visitors can... read more
The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) Elephant Nursery in Nairobi...
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.