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american photographer, filmmaker and writer ami vitale (@amivitale ) tirelessly shares the story of the reteti elephant sanctuary (@r.e.s.c.u.e ), an organization in northern kenya that rescues, raises and releases orphaned and abandoned baby elephants. “i want to shine a light on these unsung heroes that are out there changing the destiny of their own landscape,” says ami. due to ivory poaching and climate change, more and more elephants are in need of care and protection. reteti was founded in 2016 by the native samburu people to meet that need. “this place is 100 percent indigenously owned and run, which makes it different from every other elephant sanctuary, where there are a lot of outsiders and volunteers,” says ami. “it’s really unique, and it gives the samburu people a lot of pride. i want people to know about this place because it’s incredibly inspiring, and could be a blueprint for others.” 🐘

today is #worldelephantday. to celebrate, join ami at reteti elephant sanctuary today on our story and on our igtv channel. to watch igtv, update your app now, then look for the new icon in the top right corner of feed.

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@difinoatelier October 2018

👏

@rhytonnie_ October 2018

😂

@amoskin942 November 2018

It's very noble and helps people to keep their person. 👏

@trishabasak33 November 2018

Beautiful 👌👍❤️

@klilec November 2018

🌸

@alexandramelany_ November 2018

❤️

@iman.ghavi November 2018

❤️❤️❤️

@preussralfenno November 2018

❤️🙌

@rocco_ciotti last month

😍

@satheesh930 last month

🙌🙌

@rangppavijaykumar last month

😂😂😂

@nael4944 last month

ای ولله معجزه او علی

@litl_prairie_livin last month

Thank you for sharing - so thankful for them♥️

@__bairstow last month

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

@le_perle_nel_cassetto last month

Good job! an example to follow for people in thailand and other countries in asia who mistreat these poor animals!

@cla_____u last month

💙🐘

@mr.motoholic last month

Good job❤️

@karlaaraujo012 last month

😍😍

@howertonwesley last month

I always wanted to raise them to take care of them they might drink bucket

@kayakunefe_dondurma last month

Hi add

@babamedegma last month

👏

@shinhal_777 4 weeks ago

😘

@kwame.agyemang.56232 4 weeks ago

Good things from god

@nita_srk_kaif 3 weeks ago

Keren

@ahmedmfirst 3 weeks ago

Nice

@miya_mastan_04 3 weeks ago

Niceeeeee

@miya_mastan_04 3 weeks ago

😎😎

@debbiemijee.93 2 weeks ago

😎😎

@svanerubin 2 weeks ago

Dette skal bli min jobb når jeg flytter til india ;o)

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