Nature

Bedtime at the Elephant Orphanage

Clip: Season 34 Episode 13 | 1m 17s Video has closed captioning.

At Nairobi’s David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust elephant orphanage, caretakers sleep beside the residents to keep them company. The caretakers spend each night with a different elephant, to prevent the orphans from becoming too attached.

Aired: 03/30/16

Rating: NR

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