See baby elephants escort a man into a wild herd in East Africa. Investigative journalist Bryan Christy takes some time to relax with the young orphaned elephants at the Ithumba Release Camp in Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park. Much to his delight, the younger elephants are friendly and accepting of Christy, and they escort him to meet a herd of wild adults.
Click here to learn more about the episode, Explorer: Warlords of Ivory: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/explorer/episodes/warlords-of-ivory/
Click here to read more, “How Killing Elephants Finances Terror in Africa”: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/tracking-ivory/article.html
Click here to read more, “The Accepting Nature of Orphaned Baby Elephants”: http://voices.nationalgeographic.com/2015/08/30/video-the-accepting-nature-of-orphaned-baby-elephants
CORRESPONDENT: Bryan Christy
PRODUCER/VIDEOGRAPHER: J.J Kelley and Toby Strong
PRODUCER: John Heminway
EDITOR: Katy Andres