Orphaned Baby Elephants Tug at the Heart Strings, Nairobi

Baby Elephants Tug at the Heart Strings, Nairobi

Baby Elephants run towards their milk bottles at lunchtime. Elephant Orphanage, Nairobi, Kenya. David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. https://www.gypsyat60.com

On the march for the milk at lunchtime.

How travel broadens the mind. In this case having dinner with other trekkers who asked if we’d seen the baby elephants at Sheldrick Elephant and Wildlife Orphanage in Nairobi.

No, we hadn’t but were super keen. What better way to finish off the incredible and humbling Wildlife Safari we had just finished with World Expeditions.  This had taken us through the Ngorongoro Crater and national parks of Tarangire and Lake Manyara.  We’d enjoyed close encounters with herds of elephants but the chance to see large numbers of baby orphans was exciting.

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