Category: AERU News



The Trumpet – September 2019

Click here for the latest edition of The Trumpet! Have a look to see what we and our elephants have been up to these last few months. Enjoy!
September 30, 2019Debbie Young


Harry and his family For three years now Harry and his elephant family have enjoyed life at their new home, Plettenberg Game Reserve, where they enjoy a massive area to explore and feed.  Every day after breakfast ... Read More
June 18, 2019Debbie Young


The Trumpet  - March 2019   #Elephantlove Volunteering with AERU and getting the chance to live and work alongside some of the most beautiful creatures on this planet (even if we do say ourselves) affects people ... Read More
March 23, 2019Debbie Young


The Trumpet December 2018   Happy Days in AERU's Lab! In our previous newsletter we told you about the crowdfunding organised by Sara Larca, a volunteer who joined us for 4 weeks in March. During the two months of July and August ... Read More
December 14, 2018Debbie Young



The Trumpet – August 2018

It has been a busy few months in the AERU department! Not only research wise but we have also hosted events, made enrichment devices and followed lots of elephants during tourist walks for one of our students research projects. We’ve also had a bunch of incredibly proactive volunteers from all walks ... Read More
September 11, 2018Debbie Young


It’s already May 2018 and the last year has flown by. 2017 was a year of exciting changes for the Knysna Elephant Park and the African Elephant Research Unit. Between elephant releases, new elephant arrivals, and some large-scale student projects – in addition to our regular work building up a ... Read More
May 11, 2018Debbie Young