Join the herd! Keep up-to-date on all the latest news and research from GRI's Wildlife Rescue Programme; get to know the orphan herd, and learn what it takes to work behind the scenes with elephant orphans. 

March 18, 2019

Senior Keeper, Victor Wotala has worked for GRI for 6 years. His day-to-day work involves going on morning and afternoon walks with the orphaned elephants, making sure the water bowl in boma is full, cleaning the stables and presenting to the public on the deck. He wak...

February 15, 2019

Mishka Malinowski joined GRI in April 2018 as the Kafue Release Facility's Volunteer Supervisor. Watch her vlog to get a glimpse of what it's like to live and work amongst the elephants in Kafue National Park!

GRI offers 8 volunteer placements a month, across 3 faciliti...

February 6, 2019

GRI - Wildlife Rescue recently responded to an orphan elephant alert in the small village of Fungulani, Feira.

Two fisherman, Emmanuel and Mbewe, noticed the young elephant alone in a thicket, as they made their way home from their gardens. The men restrained...

January 13, 2019

GRI considers every member of staff - House Keeper, Ground Staff, Security Guard, Elephant Keeper or Education Officer - a Ranger, responsible for the environment and the wildlife within it.  

Oscar Shumbwamuntu is the Deputy Head Keeper at the Lilayi Elephant...

November 26, 2018

Understanding behaviour is essential for not only looking after orphaned elephants from the moment they are rescued, but it also gives them the best possible chance for a successful release.

In the Wildlife Rescue Department of Game Rangers International (GRI) we take a...

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