Would you like to feed, bathe, and trim an elephant’s toenails as well as learn about their care? Then check out Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in Arkansas. The Elephant Experience Weekend begins Friday evening with an opportunity to meet the staff and the elephants and learn more about the sanctuary. Then early Saturday morning participants will feed, water, and bathe all the elephants.
Other activities later in the day include trimming their toenails, walking them, or helping the staff with research. There are more opportunities to interact with the elephants Sunday morning before an early
Riddles Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary provides a secure and permanent home for all species of elephants. They also educate the public to the importance of maintaining a balance in nature as many animal species are endangered. This generation may be the last to see elephants if we don’t step up and do what we can to save them.
Go to www.elephantsanctuary.org and support one of Riddles’ programs. There are also other sanctuaries in the U.S. and around the world doing what they can to save the elephant population.
Below is a list of a few: