Daphne Sheldrick, a world renowned Kenyan nature conservator, has been the first to succeed in raising his elated small elephants in the world. The actress of the “elephant’s mother” died in cancer at age 83, “his family said.
Daphne Sheldrick, a Kenyan native, worked for 30 years in nature with her husband David Sheldric, the largest and most famous Kenya wildlife reserve, Tsavo’s founder.
After the death of her husband, she set up her DSWT Nature Conservation Organization, whose “elephant” is visited every year by thousands of people to see feeding on baby bottles and killing small elephants in the mud.
Sheldrick was the first in the world to raise newborn elephants and rhinos that would have died without breast-milk. With twenty-eight years of research, he developed a breast milk supplement to keep elephants younger than two years old alive.
Her daughter, Angela Sheldrick, said she had been able to save 230 small-scale lives in Kenya and many others in the rest of Africa. Daphne Sheldrick’s Elephant House is one of the main tourist attractions in Nairobi.
Awarded by the Government of Kenya and II. Sheldrick, who was the first knight to the kenya of Erzsébet, appeared in several books, his autobiography, Love in the Savannah, is also read in Hungarian.
“Daphne Sheldrick was a national treasure, a symbol of nature conservation. His inheritance is invaluable, and his success in Kenya in terms of nature conservation is unparalleled,” her daughter wrote.
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