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Photo by @amivitale. mealtime for the elephants at reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ) in northern kenya with wildlife keepers mike, joseph, naomi and mary. they were recruited from the namunyak wildlife conservancy area and have been especially successful at returning lost elephant calves to their family herds. reteti is the first community owned and managed sanctuary in africa and the culmination of a two-decade shift towards community-driven conservation. protecting animals for, and not just from, people is creating new economies and conserving the full ecosystem. please follow all of us, @amivitale, @r.e.s.c.u.e and @sararacamp to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephants #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natureisspeaking #photojournalism #amivitale
1,043 506,873 March 2017
Photo by @amivitale. a baby elephant on the move at reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ). the sanctuary is part of the namunyak wildlife conservancy in the remote mathews range of northern kenya, home to kenya’s second-largest elephant population. reteti is the first community owned and managed sanctuary in africa and their goal is to rescue and rehabilitate these elephants so they can rejoin their wild herds. this work is the culmination of a two-decade shift towards community-driven conservation. protecting animals for, and not just from, people is creating new economies and conserving the full ecosystem. please follow all of us, @amivitale, @r.e.s.c.u.e and @sararacamp to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephants #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natureisspeaking #photojournalism #amivitale
2,404 740,291 March 2017
Photo by @amivitale. see you tonight in madison for #natgeolive! two year old shaba, who was rescued after her mother was killed in human wildlife conflict, comforts and teaches the younger elephant calves like baawa at reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ). reteti’s goal is to rehabilitate and re-wild these elephants. reteti and nearby sarara camp (@sararacamp ) are part of the samburu-owned namunyak wildlife conservancy. grassroots conservation efforts like these are growing new economies and effectively conserving natural resources. please follow all of us, @amivitale, @r.e.s.c.u.e and @sararacamp to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natgeolodges #natureisspeaking #photojournalism #amivitale
1,007 443,798 April 2017
Photo by @amivitale. wildlife keeper naomi greets one of the 12 rescued elephant calves currently living at reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ). the first community-owned and -run elephant sanctuary in africa, reteti sits on the namunyak wildlife conservancy in the remote mathews range of northern kenya. the highly trained wildlife keepers were recruited from the local community. they only take elephants into human care as a last resort, instead striving to rehabilitate and return lost calves to their wild herds. reteti is the culmination of a two-decade shift towards community-driven conservation. protecting animals for, and not just from, people is creating new economies and conserving the full ecosystem. please follow all of us, @amivitale, @r.e.s.c.u.e and @sararacamp to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natgeolodges #natureisspeaking #photojournalism #amivitale
1,955 665,709 April 2017
Photo by @amivitale. a picnic lunch in the mathews range of northern kenya, home to reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ) and sarara camp (@sararacamp ). elephant calves are usually dependent on their mothers' milk for up to 3-4 years, but they learn what vegetation to eat by watching their elders. elephant calves are orphaned or abandoned as a result of a variety of instances that include poaching, man made wells, drought, human-wildlife conflict and natural mortality. the elephant keepers at reteti were recruited from the local community and trained in care and rehabilitation of orphaned and abandoned elephants. currently, 12 rescued elephants are living at reteti. their goal is to return these elephants to their wild herds as soon as possible, but in the meantime they are learning and exploring their surroundings. please follow all of us, @amivitale, @r.e.s.c.u.e and @sararacamp to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natgeolodges #photojournalism #amivitale
2,374 561,077 April 2017
Photo by @amivitale. rescued elephant calves bonding at reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ), part of the namunyak wildlife conservancy in the mathews range of northern kenya. elephant calves are orphaned or abandoned resulting from a variety of instances that include poaching, man-made wells, drought, human-wildlife conflict and natural mortality. between 5 and 10 elephant calves are rescued in northern kenya annually, from a population estimated at 8,700. there are currently 12 rescued elephants living at reteti, and the highly trained staff have been especially skilled at returning calves to their wild herds. please follow all of us, @amivitale, @r.e.s.c.u.e and @sararacamp to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natgeolodges #natureisspeaking #photojournalism #amivitale
1,742 574,736 April 2017
Photo by @amivitale . young elephants and their dedicated wildlife keepers go out for a hike near reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ) in northern kenya. the twelve elephants being cared for at reteti were rescued from the area around the namunyak wildlife conservancy. though they come in frightened and vulnerable, the incredible staff here helps them thrive in hopes of returning them to the wild herds. please follow all of us, @amivitale and @r.e.s.c.u.e , to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @sararacamp @lewa_wildlife @kenyawildlifeservice @nature_africa @tusk_org @sandiegozoo @conservationorg @natgeocreative @thephotosociety #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #natgeolodges #photojournalism #amivitale
844 393,763 May 2017
Photo by @amivitale . wildlife keeper kamara has spent 10 years at lewa wildlife conservancy (@lewa_wildlife ) and is an expert in caring for orphaned animals, from baby rhinos to lions and now he is working at reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ) where he is raising an orphaned baby rhino but also gives love to the elephants when they need it. the team will work to rehabilitate these orphaned and abandoned elephants and reunite them with their wild herds. read more about reteti in my @natgeo story: https://tinyurl.com/kvopc69 you can help support the great work happening here by visiting sarara camp (@sararacamp ) and lewa or supporting the organizations working directly with the local communities. follow all of us, @lewa_wildlife , @r.e.s.c.u.e , @sararacamp and @amivitale to support and learn more about these initiatives. @nrt_kenya @kenyawildlifeservice @tusk_org @sandiegozoo @conservationorg @natgeo creative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephants #saveelephants #retetielephants #ecotourism #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale
2,903 777,505 June 2017
Photo by @amivitale for @natgeo . joseph lolngojine, a samburu warrior turned elephant caretaker, watches over baby elephant kinya near reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ) in northern kenya. moments after this photo was taken, it was decided to bring her to the sanctuary to try to save her life. follow all of us, @r.e.s.c.u.e , nearby @sararacamp and @amivitale to support and learn more about these initiatives. read more about reteti in my @natgeo story: https://tinyurl.com/kvopc69 @nrt_kenya @lewa_wildlife @kenyawildlifeservice @tusk_org @sandiegozoo @conservationorg @natgeo creative @thephotosociety @nature_africa #elephants #saveelephants #retetielephants #ecotourism #stoppoaching #kenya #northernkenya #magicalkenya #whyilovekenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism #amivitale #worldenvironmentday
2,568 447,442 June 2017

@katie.rowe

Katie Rowe
Mud mud glorious mud nothing quite like it for cooling the blood #retetielephants #love #mud @r.e.s.c.u.e
11 181 3 hours ago

@m_interiors_tx

Melissa Morgan
Thank you for the amazing work you do with elephant rescue and reuniting elephant families. please donate! http://www.retetielephants.org/ #rescue #bekindtoelephants #elephantrescue #kenya #elephant #retetielephants
3 172 November 2017

@rozboz_from_oz

RozBozfrom Oz
Amazing footage by @saruni.lodges of wonderful humans working together to save a baby elephant stuck in a well. with no mother or herd in sight, the baby is now with @r.e.s.c.u.e #retetielephants with hopes for reunion. wonderful, wonderful result, well done to all involved ๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’ž #rescue #babyelephant #whyiloveafrica #whyilovekenya #northernkenya
1 9 Yesterday

@rhino1818

Penny Yaffe Krakow (Rhino)
Regranned from inajordanart - follow fiona and check her story today you will love it, i promise! ♥๏ธ๐Ÿ’™♥๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜regranned from fiona_hardie - it’s #mondaymilkmadness #reteti style. 12 orphan baby elephants all coming into the boma for their noon feed. reteti elephant sanctuary is africa’s first community owned and operated elephant sanctuary, located in northern kenya. from our community to theirs, let’s show our support r.e.s.c.u.e......... thank you. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™ (please turn up the volume!) #banthedamnivorytrade #saveourelephants #dontletthemdisappear #fosteranorphanelephant #bekindtoelephants #kenya #northernkenya #retetielephants #community #love #namunyak savetheelephants sabadouglashamilton - #regrann - #regrann
8 586 2 days ago

@inajordanart

โ˜ฏ๏ธ เน€ะธเธฅ ื เนั∂เธฅะธ โ˜ฏ๏ธ
Follow fiona and check her story today you will love it, i promise! ♥๏ธ๐Ÿ’™♥๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ˜@regranned from @fiona_hardie - it’s #mondaymilkmadness #reteti style. 12 orphan baby elephants all coming into the boma for their noon feed. reteti elephant sanctuary is africa’s first community owned and operated elephant sanctuary, located in northern kenya. from our community to theirs, let’s show our support @r.e.s.c.u.e......... thank you. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™ (please turn up the volume!) #banthedamnivorytrade #saveourelephants #dontletthemdisappear #fosteranorphanelephant #bekindtoelephants #kenya #northernkenya #retetielephants #community #love #namunyak @savetheelephants @sabadouglashamilton - #regrann
12 433 2 days ago

@r.e.s.c.u.e

R.E.S.C.U.E
An early morning visit from a familiar friend at reteti! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜Š one of the wild elephants in the area came by to check on the reteti orphans. mpala was the first to go over to say hello, then all the curious orphans followed. photos by @katie.rowe #protectelephants #dontletthemdisappear #elephants #retetielephants babyelephants #whyilovekenya #kenya #magicalkenya #northernkenya
256 13,967 4 days ago

@hez_hez

Heather Dryden
9 59 6 days ago

@fiona_hardie

Elephant Blue 88 ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™
It’s #mondaymilkmadness #reteti style. 12 orphan baby elephants all coming into the boma for their noon feed. reteti elephant sanctuary is africa’s first community owned and operated elephant sanctuary, located in northern kenya. from our community to theirs, let’s show our support @r.e.s.c.u.e......... thank you. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ’™ (please turn up the volume!) #banthedamnivorytrade #saveourelephants #dontletthemdisappear #fosteranorphanelephant #bekindtoelephants #kenya #northernkenya #retetielephants #community #love #namunyak @savetheelephants @sabadouglashamilton
39 803 6 days ago

@nrt_kenya

Northern Rangelands Trust
Photo by @amivitale. elephant guardian naomi leshongoro with orphan baby pokot at the reteti elephant sanctuary @r.e.s.c.u.e. naomi cared for and released five elephant calves before reteti opened in namunyak community conservancy last year, and now continues her incredible work with the sanctuary team. #womeninconservation #saveelephants #dontletthemdisappear #elephant #retetielephants
7 1,938 2 weeks ago
Throw back to last week visiting the @r.e.s.c.u.e reteti elephant sanctuary. incredible experience learning about how to help these little guys survive against all the odds in the middle of nowhere. #tbt #whyilovekenya #retetielephants #kenya #elephant ๐Ÿ˜
2 35 2 weeks ago

@cristacullen05

Crista Cullen
Such a special weekend travelling all around the @nrt_kenya with the family, visiting numerous conservation projects, understanding community benefits and how we work together for a better world. so much to do, and as always, so little time! #whyilovekenya #r.e.s.c.u.e. #retetielephants #ilngwesi #kalama #walkingwithrhinos #bethedifference #givingback #toadventures #fiwn #kitfox #flyinghigh
3 404 2 weeks ago

@amblaiwildphotography

Amblai wildphotography
To the land of elephants there is a iconic samburu lady taking care orphan elephant at reteti... as young photographer i can't stop my lenses shooting her. the brave lady she is. because of time i didn't asked her names . conservation is real at samburu #conservation #nrt #retetielephants
0 26 2 weeks ago

@womendiariez

Diaries by Women
Womendiariez ๐Ÿ“• ๐ŸŒธ ๐ŸŒธ ๐ŸŒธ ๐Ÿ“ทartist: congratulations @amivitale๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•. . . . "photo by @amivitale. a group of samburu, who are semi-nomadic pastoralists, stand looking over the namunyak wildlife conservancy from the mathews range mountains. namunyak's 850,000 acres contain higher populations of large mammals than any other landscape (protected or unprotected) in kenya, including the second-largest elephant population in the country, with more than 6,300 individuals. conservation efforts here are focusing on both preventing habitat loss and stopping the spread of poaching, lead by the local communities.. . . photo selected by @preeti.nair.22 @shukti_kumar @nvedi . . . . #ig_mood#naturehippys#nature_brilliance#pocket_allnature#bns_world#nature_perfection#nature#naturegeography#fiftyshades_of_nature#picturetokeep_nature#tv_allnature#nature_skyshotz#nature_of_our_world#naturelove_world#welivetoexplore#travelstoke#earthpix#theuncommonbox#passionpassport#exploreeverything#liveauthentic#wildernessculture#livefolk#visualsoflife#dslrofficial#beautifuldestinations
2 221 3 weeks ago

@brycewidom

Bryce Widom
“between earth and thunder”. 48” x 30”, oil on canvas. available for purchase. a portion of the sale will be donated to support the beautiful work happening in africa’s first community owned and operated elephant sanctuary, @r.e.s.c.u.e . . . #oiloncanvas #elephantsanctuary #elephantsofinstagram #boulderartist #coloradoartist #elephantart #oilpainter #elephantpainting #retetielephants #elephantlove #bouldercolorado #boco #boulderart #coloradopainter #elephantlover #elephant๐Ÿ˜
2 120 4 weeks ago

@wildlifeandcompany

Wildlife & Co.
#repost @rescuetheworldtoday ใƒปใƒปใƒป top 5 wildlife photos of 2017:โฌ‡๏ธ - no. 5 - elephants in reteti sanctuary by @amivitale - reteti is the first ever community owned and run elephant sanctuary in all of africa and provides a home to orphaned elephants as a result of poaching, human wildlife conflict and drought related issues. all of these elephants will one day be returned to the wild to live the life they were meant to lead. — photo via @amivitale#rescuetheworldtoday #rtwt #elephant #photo #photography #photooftheyear #elephants #herd #africa #reteti #retetielephants #sanctuary #poaching #wildlife #africa #wildlifephotography
6 169 4 weeks ago

@rescuetheworldtoday

Rescue The World Today๐ŸŒฒ
Top 5 wildlife photos of 2017:โฌ‡๏ธ - no. 5 - elephants in reteti sanctuary by @amivitale - reteti is the first ever community owned and run elephant sanctuary in all of africa and provides a home to orphaned elephants as a result of poaching, human wildlife conflict and drought related issues. all of these elephants will one day be returned to the wild to live the life they were meant to lead. — photo via @amivitale#rescuetheworldtoday #rtwt #elephant #photo #photography #photooftheyear #elephants #herd #africa #reteti #retetielephants #sanctuary #poaching #wildlife #africa #wildlifephotography
1 497 4 weeks ago

@michellekoh

MichelleK
The tenderness in those eyes! #repost @natgeo ใƒปใƒปใƒป photo by @amivitale . bawa puts his trunk in sosian's mouth. it's a gesture that is reassuring and comforting, like a hug or a handshake for humans. both elephants are residents of the reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ), the first community owned elephant orphanage in africa. follow @amivitale and @r.e.s.c.u.e to support and learn more about their important initiatives working to return orphan elephant calves into the wild. #dontletthemdisappear @nrt_kenya @conservationorg @tusk_org @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo @thephotosociety #elephant #saveelephants #retetielephants #stoppoaching #kenya #africa #everydayafrica #photojournalism
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@r.e.s.c.u.e

R.E.S.C.U.E
Morning walk with david, matiba, the two newst orphans, ewaso and lemorijo, both of whom are doing well. #bekindtoelephants #protectelephants #dontletthemdisappear #retetielephants #magicalkenya
138 11,470 last month

@travel4apurpose

TFAP Foundation
Repost from @r.e.s.c.u.e @toprankrepost #toprankrepost joseph lolngojine, a samburu warrior turned elephant caretaker, watches over kinya. moments after this photo was taken, it was decided to bring her to the sanctuary to try to save her life. kinya was rescued from a singing well in photo by @amivitale. #elephants #dontletthemdisappear #saveelephants #retetielephants #northkenya #elephant #kenya #namunyak #saveelephants @nrt_kenya @conservationorg @tusk_org @sararacamp @kenyawildlifeservice @sandiegozoo @natgeo
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