Heroes: Daphne Sheldrick

Kenya born Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick has helped save the lives of many orphaned animals through raising and rehabilitating young wild animals. She is renowned for perfecting an infant milk formula for milk dependent elephants and rhinoceroses. She has spent her entire life with wild creatures and now lives and works in Nairobi National Park where she has an Orphan’s Nursery.

Daphne Sheldrick has started and participated in numerous international campaigns and has received many awards. She is also one of the two women featured in the IMAX 3D film Born to be Wild along with Dr. Biruté Mary Galdikas.

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