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  2. thegestianpoet:


    photos by gerry ellis from the david sheldrick wildlife trust, a nursery and orphanage for elephants in kenya’s tsavo east national park. here, fifty five keepers are charged with being around the clock parents to an elephant. the elephants, however, are the ones who chose their caretakers; it is the keepers who must ingratiate themselves to the elephants and earn their trust.

    when elephants first arrive at the orphanage they are often traumatized from having witnessed the slaughter of their mothers and family by poachers. grieving can last several months, and they often lose the will to live. but as dame daphne sheldrick, founder of the orphanage, explains, a caretaker is charged with “persuading an elephant to live when it wants to die.”

    approximately 35,000 elephants are killed by humans every year. with an estimated 350,000 elephants left in the whole continent of africa, they will be gone in the wild within ten years.

    cbc’s the nature of things did a program on the elephants and their caretakers. you can foster an elephant with the david sheldrick wildlife trust online here. for more on the emotional lives of elephants, as well as the david sheldrick wildlife trust and other human efforts to save them, check out these posts



  4. goth1989:

    wes anderson is like quentin tarantinos weird younger brother who sits in his room playing records and gets mad when quentin hides his library card 

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  8. nonconcept:

    Valley House Concept by K. Kuvika. (Rendering: Anna Marinenko and Modeling: Aleksandr Koval)

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  9. Happy 7th birthday, Deathly Hallows!

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  12. bookshop:

    This is my new favorite thing in the history of life

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  13. whippoorwill:

    its pretty obnoxious when its 2014 and harry potter can still wreck you like its summer of 07. 

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  14. "Leslie Knope got her dream job, had kids, and is basically running the world on JJ’s waffles and friendship. What more do you want, Academy? I suppose if Pawnee had an emotionally unavailable nerd in a Flash t-shirt, it could finally get the respect it deserves."