Yes, you read that right, Google Street View is being used to save Africa’s Elephants!I know Google is involved in myriad things most of which revolve around how to make more money from showing me stuff. I was very surprised and kind of excited to see that their Street View was being applied to cause that I am passionate about. Elephants are my very favorite animal!

For the last ten years, Google and Save the Elephants have worked together to use technology to track elephants in near real-time. Now we're introducing Street View of Samburu, Kenya, home to some of the most well-researched elephants in the world. Get to know these elephants and the people working to save them. Google Site

There are bunches of places online for you to get involved in the fight to save the elephants. These are the two that I support. If you have another favorite let me know, I’d love to hear more.

Save the Elephant – Our mission is to secure a future for elephants and to sustain the beauty and ecological integrity of the places they live; to promote man’s delight in their intelligence and the diversity of their world, and to develop a tolerant relationship between the two species.

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust – Born from one family’s passion for Kenya and its wilderness, the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is today the most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world and one of the pioneering conservation organisations for wildlife and habitat protection in East Africa.

Safariguy Supports Saving Elephants

I am trying to do my part to help save my beloved and beleaguered elephants. 100% of the proceeds I receive from your Amazon purchases via these links on my website will be donated to help save the elephants.

 

You can purchase the book about Daphne Sheldrick’s amazing life and love of elephants on Amazon. I will donate any proceeds from your orders to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.