Talking About Elephants With Carol Buckley of Elephant Aid International
How do you work with a 6-ton elephant? The answer is with care and kindness. On Friday, August 11, 2023, in support of World Elephant Day, join our webinar Talking About Elephants With Carol Buckley of Elephant Aid International. This heartwarming and informative journey into the world of captive elephants will give you an inside view of the challenges and joys of caring for elephants who have been retired from zoos, circuses, and the tourist trade.
Carol Buckley has over 45 years of experience working with elephants, in both the U.S. and Asia. She brings her extensive knowledge of elephant care and innovative management methods to all who join this special webinar. In the U.S., she co-founded the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, the first and largest elephant sanctuary in the country. Later she founded Elephant Aid International and traveled across Asia to help mahouts (elephant handlers) learn new humane ways of elephant management. In Nepal, she created the first-ever chain-free corrals for elephants, resulting in many of them experiencing freedom from chains for the first time.
Her new sanctuary in Georgia, Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA), is home to three elephants who you will learn all about during this webinar, complete with a Q&A session.
Register today for this eye-opening exploration into all things elephant. It’s sure to be a ton of fun facts about what life is like for elephants and their caregiver. Carol’s career with elephants started with a 1-year-old elephant she named Tarra. Their journey together gained Carol remarkable insights into the emotions, intelligence, and wisdom of elephants, which she will share with all of us.
How You Can Join Us:
Who: In Defense of Animals and Carol Buckley, Founder and CEO of Elephant Aid International
What: Webinar Talking About Elephants
When: Friday, August 11, 10 a.m. PT, 1 p.m. ET
Where: Zoom Registration Link
Hosts: Courtney Scott, Elephant Consultant and Lisa Levinson, Campaigns Director