Today marks a special holiday in which we appreciate these majestic creatures.
Elephants are the largest land animals in the world, That can live up to 70 years,
So lets appreciate these playful creatures,
The very important holiday was founded by pachyderm lover Wayne Hepburn in 1996,
Unfortunatley due to poaching for Ivory, the number of African elephants are declining.
There are several ways that you can help, below are links to several organization dedicated to helping the worlds population of elephants.
- International Elephant Foundation
- Elephant Care International
- The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
- African Wildlife Foundation
- Amboseli Elephant Research Project
For now, lets enjoy these social creatures,