Releasing two sun bears in the remote rivers of southern Aceh after the two were caught up in human/elephant conflict. A quick stop after the release for a snap shot with the team.
Category Archives: Wildlife
My monthly trips throughout Sumatra allow me to travel and document the hardships of the Sumatran elephant throughout the elephant camps of this majestic island. These majestic creatures are under extreme threat from habitat destruction and cases of new orphans are happening every month. This month I met Yekti who is only 3 months old and was found snared in the national park, with a daunting injury to her leg. She is now under 24 hour care being fed 30 litres of milk every day. I met her and spent some precious time her over a couple of days. Video […]
Way Kambas is located about 2.5 hours north of the city of Lampung in Sumatra and the conservation center in the national park is home to around 60+ elephants. That includes the most gorgeous baby elephants you will ever lay eyes on. These two calves are 4 and 5 months old respectively and fumbling around under the feet of their mothers as the mahouts were providing check ups for the adult elephants.
Sometimes things come along that move you to stop what you are doing and strengthens you to help and make a difference. [column size=”2-3″ last=”0″] [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=14] [/column] [column size=”1-3″ last=”1″] Purchase this photography print for your home or office or even your bedroom wall. [/column] This is the case with my involvement in helping SAVE BONA! I had heard of Bona through the persistant facebook posts a couple of good friends had been posting. They were sharing the story and the plight of little Bona, who had lost her Mum, most likely through the palm oil plantations habitat destruction. […]