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Saving the elephants of Botswana

2010-09-26 - Okavango, Botswana. Leah Hyslop

Dr Kate Evans, founder of the charity Elephants in Africa, has been living in a tent in Botswana’s Okavango delta since 2002. She tells Telegraph Expat why she can’t imagine doing anything else. After studying zoology at Swansea University, and gaining experience volunteering on various projects throughout southern Africa, she ended up in Botswana’s Okavango delta.


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The little pink calf was spotted in amongst an 80-strong elephant herd

Pink elephant is caught on camera

2009-03-20 - Okavango, Botswana. Rebecca Morelle

A pink baby elephant has been caught on camera in Botswana. A wildlife cameraman took pictures of the calf when he spotted it among a herd of about 80 elephants in the Okavango Delta. Experts believe it is probably an albino, which is an extremely rare phenomenon in African elephants. They are unsure of its chances of long-term survival - the blazing African sunlight may cause blindness and skin problems for the calf. Mike Holding, who spotted the baby while filming for a BBC wildlife programme,...


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New Baby "Love" at Abu Camp in Botswana"s Okavango Delta

2008-03-14 - Okavango, Botswana.

Joyous celebrations among the elephants and staff at Abu Camp in Botswanas Okavango Delta at the birth to Kitimetse of a healthy and lively baby named Lorato love in Setswana. Little Lorato is the fourth baby elephant to be born at Abu Camp where Randall Moore pioneered Africas first elephant back safari operation 18 years ago. She was born at 3.30 pm on February 11, weighed 70 kilograms and measured 90 centimetres at the shoulder. She was quickly feeding and sleeping and within a few days was j...


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Bob Harris of Clairemont was in the Okavango Delta in Botswana when this young male elephant charged his safari vehicle.

Elephant attack in Okavango Delta in Botswana

2006-10-29 - Okavango, Botswana. Bob Harris

Bob Harris of Clairemont was in the Okavango Delta in Botswana when this young male elephant charged his safari vehicle. “Our guide spoke softly and calmly to him and he quieted down, thank goodness,” Harris recounted. “The entire trip was a wonderful experience.”


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Elephant handler internship in Okavango

2005-07-02 - Okavango, Botswana. Sandi Groves, Grey Matters

Internship leading to the possibility of a Permanent Position in the wilderness area of the Okavango Delta, Botswana. Elephant handling of one male and two female African elephants, husbandry and interpretation of elephant biology and behavior for international guests, camp maintenance and daily operations.


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5 Headlines about Elephants from Okavango2010-09-26 - Okavango, Botswana - Saving the elephants of Botswana 2009-03-20 - Okavango, Botswana - Pink elephant is caught on camera 2008-03-14 - Okavango, Botswana - New Baby "Love" at Abu Camp in Botswana"s Okavango Delta 2006-10-29 - Okavango, Botswana - Elephant attack in Okavango Delta in Botswana 2005-07-02 - Okavango, Botswana - Elephant handler internship in Okavango

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