Gardeners of EdenHD Closed Captioning
Austin Peck & Anneliese Vandenberg
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About the Movie
Africa’s elephants are hurtling towards extinction to fuel the worldwide ivory trade. While conservationists howl and corrupt governments fail to address the ongoing slaughter, one brave family has been working for decades to stem the tide, one elephant at a time. Gardeners of eden is a gripping, first person experience inside the operations of of Kenya’s David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. From the front lines of the crisis, we witness their heroic efforts to stop poachers in the bush, rescue the orphans of slain elephants and raise them by hand, until one day, returning them to their home in the wild. You will meet Dame Daphne Sheldrick, many of the trusted Keepers who raise the baby elephants, anti-poaching rangers, and Kristin Davis thePatron of the Trust.
Amazing documentary by Kristin Davis!
If you love elephants, if you hate injustice and cruelty, if you care about this beautiful planet of ours, if you know and love David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, if you love Kristin Davis or simply want to spend an hour of educational and endearing enchantment, you need to watch this documentary. David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is an organization based in Kenya, founded by Dame Daphne Sheldrick in honor of her husband David Sheldrick, the first warden of Tsavo National Park. Dame Daphne is the first person in the world that discovered the formula that keeps infant elephants alive and up to date has introduced back into the wild over 100 elephants. The works of the trust are explained in this very poignant documentary, along with the importance of saving elephants, a cornerstone species that is responsible for maintaining the health of a whole ecosystem. Kristin Davis manages to send a very strong message about the important work of the trust and the need to save elephants from poaching. She has worked tirelessly as the patron of the trust, investing her money, her time, her fame and most importantly, her heart. Enjoy this documentary and if you find yourself moved, go to David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust to learn more about the wonderful work that they do and how you can help.