Category: Testimonials

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Feb2019

McKenna Bixby

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The joy and laughter that I have experienced here is unlike anything I think I could get anywhere else. It is so relieving to know that there are other people in the world that love elephants like I love elephants. Whether it is the staff members, the volunteers, or the ... Read More
February 18, 2019Debbie Young

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Feb2019

James Kapp

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Spending my time at a research facility has really opened my eyes to see what is going on to help conserve this magnificent species. To see the hard work from the research team being translated in other parks across Africa is brilliant
February 18, 2019Debbie Young

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Jan2019

Graham White & Ema Dean

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...it will be very sad to leave all 10 ellies behind but we have been lucky enough to come and live our dream and explore this amazing country
January 20, 2019Debbie Young

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Jan2019

Martha Tingey

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These have genuinely been the best weeks of my life and the happiness I feel every time I see the elephants has not gone away.
January 20, 2019Debbie Young

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Dec2018

Nikki Lewis

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Learning the history of AERU from Dr Debbie was fascinating and Clare’s presentation on SDB’s, though very humorous, helped me understand just how much elephants are like humans and the work they do is so important in making captive elephants all over the world happier and healthier.
December 18, 2018Debbie Young

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Dec2018

Dominique Diedericks

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I had always read about the Knysna elephants; the forest, and how our souls connect to these experiences, but never did I think I’d be able to live this fantasy myself.
December 18, 2018Debbie Young

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Nov2018

Leanne Plank

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Not only is it incredible to get to work with the elephants nearly every day but the nature here is outstanding. Every morning the sunrises seemed to get more stunning and the stars at night were phenomenal.
November 20, 2018Debbie Young

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Nov2018

Chasen Stephenson

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My life has been forever changed and I am utterly grateful to have been humbled by those (both human and elephant) around me. Use this time to learn, grow, and adapt to the world around you. If you are open enough, the elephants will teach you a great deal about ... Read More
November 15, 2018Debbie Young

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Aug2018

Liney Mahl

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The great thing about this place is that you are doing a lot of different things everyday so you will never get bored. You are obvious doing the observations of the elephants and that’s really cool but you also collect dung from the elephants, collect the data, photo project and ... Read More
August 3, 2018Debbie Young

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Aug2018

Ke and Nina Krausenbaum

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One of the most wonderful moments here was the morning when I had to do Boma observation outside with the Milky Way above me and the ellies in front of me. Everything was so clear and calm, just wonderful.
August 3, 2018Debbie Young