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“Bringing baby elephant to bed”

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
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Elephants Orphanage Tour From Nairobi with...
Ranked #3 of 129 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.
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

As we live in Nairobi, we visit the elephant orphanage quite regularly. We have also adopted 2 elephants for our niece and our daughter. Our family came to Kenya for a holiday and they had the chance to meet 'their' elephant and bring the elephant to bed in the evening(5pm). We loved it! There was only a small group of people compared to during the day, and we could see the elephants from up close and touch them. It was an amazing experience and our niece is even more in love with the baby elephants than before.

Thank Kenyaexplorer
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

The place needs you to keep time, and do adopt an elephant. the beauty is seeing these rescued game interacting in the most unbelievable way with the wardens. Thinking that thy will once again be released to the wild is hard to fathom.

Thank Mahebo R
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

we adopted a baby elephant! it is lovely to see those beautiful elephants. They drink milk from bottles, and then play with a ball. Then they love to play in the mud. The whole thing was lovely. The way the elephants are taken care of is very good. The animals look healthy. You should go between 9 to 12 so that you can watch this event when they feed the elephants milk.

Thank TapasyaKaulRajaram
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

The elephants are trotted out twice a day for feedings and visitors so plan your trip accordingly. The elephants are clearly well-taken care of and very entertaining to watch, particularly the babies! Try to stand at the front of the line into the park so you can get a good spot in the front when the elephants are brought out by their keepers.

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Reviewed 16 August 2014

This is a wonderful trust set up to recover and look after elephant orphans. When you visit it you will learn of their work, and see the adopted elephants. And you can sponsor an elephant (or gift this like I did). Its a beautiful way of protecting this species.

Thank Asiaishome
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