Founder of Kenya's iconic 'elephant orphanage' dies aged 83

Daphne Sheldrick, a conservationist known for her work to care for and return orphaned elephants to the wild, died of breast cancer on April 12 at the age of 83. Her husband, David, was the first warden at Kenya’s largest national park, Tsavo East. After his death in 1977, she started the Nairobi-based David Sheldrick […]

Founder of Kenya's iconic 'elephant orphanage' dies aged 83

Dame Daphne Sheldrick, a conservationist famous for her work rearing baby elephants in Kenya and fighting for the protection of the species, has died aged 83, her family said Friday.

Fri 13 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Conservationist known as a caretaker for Kenya’s orphaned elephants dies at 83

Daphne Sheldrick, a conservationist known for her work to care for and return orphaned elephants to the wild, died of breast cancer on April 12 at the age of 83. Her husband, David, was the ...

Wed 18 Apr 18 from Mongabay.com

Leading elephant conservationist Daphne Sheldrick dies at 83

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- A Kenya-based wildlife organization says prominent conservationist Daphne Sheldrick has died at age 83....

Fri 13 Apr 18 from AP

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