This post has nothing to do with retrievers so do not read unless you care about the survival of the spectacular African Elephant. a few years ago I discovered this elephant rescue organization while looking for an unusual anniversary gift for my wife. Subsequently I adopt 2 or 3 babies each year. If you support wildlife funds this one is worthy of your scrutiny.
Then read this article about Tolstoy, a magnificent 51 year old bull
Pioneers in the rescue and hand-raising of orphaned baby elephants and rhinos, through to their reintegration to the wild when grown. Saving wild lives today and securing habitats for the future.