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Another elephant speared in Kenya

Spear in Elephant

An elephant was found with a spear lodged 3 feet into its back in the Maasai Mara, Kenya. Photo: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Elephant speared in Maasai Mara, Kenya

The Kenya Wildlife Service and the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust sedated the elephant and treated the injury. Photo: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Vets treating elephant speared in Kenya

Expanding human settlements and agricultural land are causing tensions between communities and wildlife, resulting in ongoing human-wildlife conflict. Photo: David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

Orphaned elephant at David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

For more information on how to assist injured or orphaned elephants in the wild, visit the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

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