The Elephant Sanctuary

A picture of an elephant

August 12 is World Elephant Day! These massive mammals are endangered. Hunters seek them in their natural habitats. In Tennessee conservationists, environmentalists, and lovers of elephants can visit the world accredited Elephant Sanctuary. This sanctuary houses many elephants, both Asian and African. The Elephant Sanctuary replicates the natural habitats of these creatures making it easier for them to stay safe and healthy as well as their being guaranteed the opportunity to be kept in herds with other elephants. Since the numbers are dwindling of these animals, facilities like this make an impact on their survival. Check out all about elephants on their special day!

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