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Picture of three keepers wearing green raincoats, standing behind a baby elephant wearing an orange raincoat
August 12, 2021

Elephant Orphan

In the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust's Nairobi Elephant Nursery, Kenya, keepers protect a baby elephant from the cold and rain with a custom-made raincoat. Keepers find and rescue baby elephants whose parents have been killed by poachers, caring for them until they can be released back into the wild.
Photograph by Michael Nichols, Nat Geo Image Collection
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