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We Have Lost a Legend - RIP Dame Daphne Sheldrick - 1934 - 2018 !!!

Animals  (tags: RIP Daphne Sheldrick, kenya elephants, wildanimals, wildlife )

- 302 days ago -
You helped protect the East African wildlife for 60 years. The world is forever changed by you.... and now you will watch over the very inspiration you have built for all who will follow in your passion! THANKS FOR EVERYTHING !!!


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Angela K (378)
Friday April 20, 2018, 8:35 pm
I'm currently in Kenya again and this time it will be a very sad visit in your orphanage ....I would like to have met you again .... you wonderful, unique and honorable woman !!!

RIP Daphne

Giana Peranio - Paz (398)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:02 pm
So sorry Angela. We need more people like her...

Ann B (75)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:05 pm
May this beautiful woman walk among the clouds with the freed souls man has taken
RIP Daphne

Tom P (29)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:06 pm
Sorry for the loss. A life well lived continues on in our spirit. Fight on.

Darren Woolsey (218)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:22 pm
Noted, and will share over social media and over the CARE2 network.

paris Karali Away (147)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:42 pm
Noted, dear Angela. I am really sorry for the loss.

Suzanne L (99)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:50 pm
She was an outstanding person with a deep concern for African wildlife. She will be sadly missed by so many. May she rest in peace.

Fiona Ogilvie (562)
Friday April 20, 2018, 10:59 pm
A great lady, a severe loss, RIP

Walter F (129)
Friday April 20, 2018, 11:21 pm
Nancy Sheldrick a wonderful woman who contributed so much to animal welfare May her memory be a blessing.

Glenn B (197)
Friday April 20, 2018, 11:22 pm
I am most sorry for Daphne. My prayers are for her and her loved ones.

will n (115)
Friday April 20, 2018, 11:44 pm
very sad , will be greatly missed .

Friday April 20, 2018, 11:48 pm

Nita L (127)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 12:40 am
She was such a wonderful woman. She will be dearly missed.
RIP Dame Daphne

Veronica B (35)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 12:44 am
So Sad...I'm Sorry for the loss dear Angela

Massimiliano R (119)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:12 am
SORRY SORRY Angela Dame DAPHNE Sheldrick a wonderful woman who contributed so much to animal welfare Beautiful Woman inside and out! The world is a better place because you!


Anna Neusüss (127)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:31 am
An inspiring woman and admirable spirit. I'm glad, she walked this earth and hope, she'll join the herd wherever they gather now.

Danuta W (1251)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:37 am

Danny v (32)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:50 am
Noted. Danke furs teilen.
RIP dear Hero!!!

Helen A (100)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:53 am
RIP Daphne Sheldrick

Glennis W (393)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:55 am
RIP Dame Daphne Sheldrick. Thank you for caring and sharing Angela and Darren

Christeen A (299)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:01 am
A dreadful loss.

Joy W (100)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:29 am
RIP Daphne. Thank you Angela for sharing.

Past Member (0)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:59 am
Noted. Thanks Angela.

Derry Richardson (38)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 3:07 am
Condolences to all of Daphnes' family and friends.
Thank you Angela. xx

S J (130)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 4:03 am
RIP dearest, please watch us from up there. Meows Angela

Derek Richardson (192)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 4:16 am
Sad news indeed. Sending a big hug to all who knew Daphne.xx
Thank you for sharing Angela. xx

Sylvie A (190)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 4:18 am
RIP Daphne. Thank you for sharing.

Pat B (356)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:03 am
Such an enduring Spirit. Her videos filled my eyes with tears, in knowing that she loved, and cared for so many animals. My favorite is of her (years ago) taking care of the baby elephant who was orphaned.
May you reunite with the Angels in Heaven, Dr Dame Daphne, and know that you were loved by many here, and also by your beloved creatures of this earth.

Animae C (507)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:10 am
A great loss!

Shared dear Angela xx

Animae C (507)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:20 am
Thanx for forwarding Darren!

Arlene C (28)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:35 am
Angela, So sorry for the loss. A life well lived continues on in our spirit.

Sara G (104)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:41 am
A sad loss for the world.

Lisa AWAY (204)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:53 am
A huge loss for all of us, for African wildlife, and for you too, dear Angela. I have seen a few feature stories on this amazing woman and her work with the orphaned Elephants. Lovely woman, lovely tribute. RIP Daphne. My heart goes out!

Gloria picchetti (304)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 6:19 am
I have to watch it later. Our computers at work won't play videos.

Dawn M (141)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 6:32 am
RIP Daphne. Thank you for all you have done.

Beryl Ludwig (79)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 6:59 am
Rest in peace dear lady.
Thank you Angela and Darren for forwarding.

Sara P (54)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 7:10 am
I know how you love to be in Kenya sweet Angela because this is the occasion to see the beautiful creatures that you are helping. This time you got this sad news.......but the spirit of this incredible woman will inspire the heart of all the persons that love and fight for elephants and for all the wildlife that cruel humans are killing. Please be strong, take care my Friend!!!!!!! xoxoxo

Joan How (122)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 7:36 am
Bright blessings Daphne our thoughts will be with you as you journey outwards. Your caring and compassion has inspired so many, and will continue as times passes.


Barry AWAY T (936)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 8:03 am
The world is a little less bright for her absence, a lot more bright because she was present.

Cathy B (424)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 8:16 am
Thank you for your wonderful contribution to animals and humanity Dame Daphne. You gave so much of yourself unconditionally.
RIP Dame Daphne Sheldrick.

Dear Angela thank you for your message.
Sending you bright blessings, peace, light and love. You are making a difference in many lives.
I appreciate you my sweet friend.
Love and hugs 🐾

Lone F (58)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 9:16 am
So very sad - Thanks for sharing dear Angela

Thanks for forwarding, dear Darren!

Charmaine Shannon (38)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 9:44 am
Very Sad News .... RIP Dear Lady, You will be Greatly Missed by Animals and Humans Alike !!!!

Prayers for your Family and All you were involved with, May your Heartfelt Work Carry On !!!!

Thank-You Angela .... Safe Travels My Dear Friend !!!! I have Noted and Shared ......

ERIKA S (61)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 10:00 am
thank you for sharing sweet Angela....sorry for the loss....:-(
take good care of yourself....
wonderful lady; rest in peace....

Anne M (220)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 10:07 am
Rest in peace, Daphne. We´re all sorry for this loss. Thanks, Angela for telling us.

Joy M (167)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 10:21 am
So sorry to hear the sad news, God Bless her. Thank you Angela.. noted and will share..

Heidi S (20)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 10:22 am
A great loss of a wonderful inspiring woman. RIP Dame Daphne, my thoughts are with your loved ones, people and animals.
Thanks Angela for your message and for all your good work.

Lisa M (13)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 10:35 am
May she rest in peace. Such a tremendous loss. Thank you for sharing.

Mark Stewart (222)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 10:54 am
Very sad news.

Susan H (108)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 11:07 am
Terrible news. RIP Daphne, thank you for all that you did for the animals xx

Richard A (2)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 11:15 am
Thank you.

Sandi C (96)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 11:35 am

Mandi T (366)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 12:33 pm
So sorry Angela, you have done much good there as had this wonderful woman --God Bless you Daphne and RIP now. XXOO

Kerstin Strobl (123)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 12:35 pm
Tut mir so leid liebe Angela

federico b (44)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 12:35 pm
RIP Daphne.

Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:20 pm
We are morally obligated to continue Daphne Sheldricks legacy....she will not rest in peace until we do. Thanks Angela and thank you Daphne for contributing to the welfare of all animal species that rightfully live on this earth.

Malgorzata Z (202)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 1:29 pm

Heather L (3)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:14 pm
Heartbreaking news ! She will be missed and mourned by so many, both two legged and four legged. Your legacy will continue.

wendy k (161)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:45 pm
A sad loss, i have lit a candle to light her way, may she rest in peace, thank Darren for forwarding the lovely tribute xxxxxx

Angela J (61)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:51 pm

Melania Padilla (123)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 2:54 pm
She will never be forgotten: what you do during your lifetime is what counts! Thank you Angela, sending you hugs from Nicaragua!

Millie O'Connor (153)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 3:05 pm
My heartfelt sympathy. Safe travels, dear Angela.

Cher C (1426)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 3:31 pm

What a terrible loss. Thnx for sharing this with us dear Angela.


Betty Kowall (304)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 3:46 pm
A true hero for animals.

Sheila S (48)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 3:49 pm
What a beautiful tribute, dear Angela. Thank you for letting each of know, as we all admired the tireless efforts of Dame Daphne Sheldrick. What a great privilege to have worked with her. She has taught the world much. May those endeavors carry on. Be safe and be comforted, my Friend.

Winn Adams (179)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 4:05 pm
The world has lost someone very special. What an example for us all. May she forever be remembered and may she rest in eternal peace.

Miguel d (45)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 4:13 pm
RIP Daphne. Thanks for all your work for elephants.

Marie Ange B (52)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 5:16 pm
So sad, I'm sorry for the loss, dear Angela

Shirley S (187)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 6:30 pm
Such a loss to humanity & the elephant world. May she RIP & spread her love for elephants over the universe.

Shirley S (187)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 6:32 pm
Thank you dear Angela for the personal message. ( I am still in tears).

Inge B (201)
Saturday April 21, 2018, 9:32 pm
RIP Daphne :-(((


secert s (0)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 2:26 am
Signed and noted.

RosemaryRannes Rannes (643)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 2:33 am's 5 a.m. & i just read your tribute dear Angela on the passing of Dame Daphne Sheldrick. .. so as the tears flow, well you know dear Angela how deeply i feel about our beloved eles, and the awesome spirit and Light that shone through Dame Daphne Sheldrick from the early years with her husband David Sheldrick at Tsavo National Park in Kenya, and throughout her life, especially continuing her husband's legacy following his passing, Dame Daphne Sheldrick established the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to protect orphaned elephants, rehabilitation through healing, and for some, a return to Tsavo National Park.
Her compassion and empathy soon touched the hearts of many, and her wisdom for the needs of baby elephants recently orphaned, has and always will be Dame Daphne Sheldrick's legacy.
Africa's Elephant Queen | Kenya
Angela my heartfelt condolences to you because i know how deeply you felt about Dame Daphne Sheldrick and your love especially for the elephants in Kenya. My heart is with you on this journey dear Angela.
I also would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family and friends, all the handlers of the elephants who mourn Dame Daphne Sheldrick's passing, and will miss her deeply.
The profound love for her elephants is the love that we all feel for this incredible woman, this shining Light who served from a place of deep commitment with a devotion that the world has come to recognise!
The only other woman whose Light is serving the animal kingdom, is Dr. Jane Goodall, for chimpanzees.
Somewhere in the Heavens a new Light glows brightly!
Dame Daphne Sheldrick your legacy lives on in our hearts, and for all who will carry on the healing, rehabilitation, recovery, and return of your beloved elephants, back to Tsavo National Park.
We have the opportunity to participate on many levels, and if going to Kenya is not a possibility, then here is the website The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust


Sylvie A (190)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 4:39 am
It's a terrible lost. Thank you for sharing.

Doris K (214)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 4:44 am
Ooohhh, my dearest sweet Angela, its SO THOUGHTFUL of you to post a TRIBUTE in LOVING memory of a HEAVEN-SENT ANGEL named DAME DAPHNE SHELDRICK who was SO UNIQUE, SO GREAT, SO SPECIAL, SO AMAZING and SO BEAUTIFUL inside & out! As such, I came to know of another BEAUTIFUL SOUL and wished that I had the chance to tell in her presence HOW remarkably WONDERFUL she was! Thank YOU with gratitude & appreciation, my dear for the post and for sharing & caring! Endless blessings to you for your beautiful heart & soul that you have for our precious beloved ELEPHANT friends and for all our precious beloved ANIMAL friends on earth! Please take great care, keep SAFE and stay HEALTHY!

Margarita R (24)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 5:08 am
Angela thanks for sharing.
She was a wonderful and very special person. RIP

Ben O (135)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 5:59 am
Very sad, rest in Peace Daphne...

Helene Hebbel-Klose (35)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 7:33 am
Liebste Angela, als ich von dem Tod von Dame Daphne Sheldrick hörte, habe ich sofort mit schwerem Herzen an Dich denken müssen. Aber es ist nicht nur ein großer Verlust für Dich, Daphne Sheldrick hinterläßt eine tiefe Lücke für den Rest der Welt, besonders alle die ihre Liebe zu Tieren teilen und die mit ihr gearbeitet haben. Mein Herz und meine Gefühle sind bei Dir in Kenya. Ich umarme Dich.

AWAY AWHILE Cal Mendelsohn (1065)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 7:35 am
She made a difference for all creatures great and small ..she will be missed!

Claudia A (70)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 7:54 am
Rest in peace...

elaine c (75)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 8:45 am
You shall be remembered for all you did. The spirit of your work will live on.

penny C (83)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 1:21 pm

RIP so sad to hear this.


Carol J (26)
Sunday April 22, 2018, 6:49 pm
Thanks for sharing

Heidi Gail N (60)
Monday April 23, 2018, 12:39 am
Thank you so much for sharing. The world, and her animals shall miss her.

Mike H (252)
Monday April 23, 2018, 1:25 am
She is a great soul

Marco Baracca (41)
Monday April 23, 2018, 6:47 am
A great woman

Caroline S (78)
Monday April 23, 2018, 8:23 am
She was a great lady.

Naomi D (43)
Monday April 23, 2018, 2:49 pm
Thank you, it is the first I have heard of her.

Naomi D (43)
Monday April 23, 2018, 2:50 pm
May her soul be enjoying this next experience.

Waltraud U (85)
Monday April 23, 2018, 3:46 pm
A very big loss in this league, I am very very sorry!
Danke Angela, tut mir sehr sehr leid!


Liz NO FWDS G (60)
Wednesday April 25, 2018, 12:30 am
Thank you for posting this beautiful video dear Angela it bought tears to my eyes as she was a wonderful compassionate lady who did so much for wildlife and will be sorely missed.Rest In Peace Dame Daphne Sheldrick our evenings will be brighter as you shine down on us,bless you beautiful caring lady.Thank you also to my wonderful friend Sheila for sharing with me this sad news,thank you.Liz Xx

Lynn Carin (406)
Thursday April 26, 2018, 12:49 am
So sorry to hear this news, Angela. Rest in Peace, Daphne

Naomi D (43)
Friday April 27, 2018, 7:15 pm
May she get rewarded in the next life.

Heidi Walderra (163)
Saturday April 28, 2018, 10:51 am
So sad.

Patricia W (2)
Monday April 30, 2018, 7:17 pm
Dame Daphne Sheldrick is one in 7 billion. Gone but never to be forgotten.
I wish I could do a fraction the good she did.. What a legacy she left the world.

Anne Haarhoff (52)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 7:07 am
Thank you,dear Angela. What sad news. Daphne Sheldrick was one of a kind but is not forgotten for her humanity and compassion. A legend.

mary f (200)
Tuesday May 1, 2018, 7:54 am
so very sorry the animals have lost a hero Rest in peace Daphne

Katka Oelmann (279)
Thursday May 3, 2018, 3:54 am
So sad. RIP wonderful lady.

Yvonne F (181)
Friday May 4, 2018, 11:48 am
How tragic! It We seem to losose all the good ones. Thanks for sharing, angela

Ainga Dobbelaere (14)
Saturday May 5, 2018, 3:26 am
Very sad... RIP Daphne.Thank you Dear Angela.

Sheryl G (359)
Sunday May 6, 2018, 12:15 pm
Thank you for remembering and honoring this wonderful woman. I did see this on our news (TV) as I have been offline for a long time due to illness. Sorry it took me awhile to find this. She certainly earned the love from many both two legged and otherwise. Another star lights the sky of a life well lived in service to others.

SANDRA R (145)
Monday May 7, 2018, 3:30 am
RIP Daphne. Thank you Angela.

Barb K (1686)
Tuesday May 15, 2018, 5:17 pm
What a great woman. So sorry for the loss. RIP Daphne. Thank you Angela. xx

Tanya W (65)
Saturday June 2, 2018, 10:52 pm
I am so sorry for your loss dearest Angela 💜and for your elephant community. A remarkable woman 💝 who gave so much of herself for elephant kind. May she rest in peace, for she has deserved this time to watch over her herd. Bless you for all you do sweetie, sending you my love and condolences XxOxX 💟🐘💖🐘💟

Charity Mission (73)
Friday June 8, 2018, 1:42 pm
I am very sorry to hear this news about your dear friend, Angela. She was an incredible lady. Surely she will be missed by those who loved her and also by the elephants and animals who touched her heart. She did so much for them. May Daphne rest in peace.
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