Another elephant speared in Kenya

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

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

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

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