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The Elephant Who Found a Mom

7 pm Wednesday, July 16, on WILL-TV: The heartbreaking story of Aisha, the baby elephant orphan, and Daphne Sheldrick, who became her human foster parent.

Sheldrick Daphne with Schmetty

Sheldrick Daphne with Schmetty

This is the heartbreaking story of Aisha, the baby elephant orphan, and Daphne Sheldrick, the woman who became her human foster parent. Their intense bond reaches a crisis point when Daphne leaves Aisha with a babysitter for a few days to attend her daughter’s wedding. Aisha believes she has lost Daphne for good and refuses to eat, leading to her death. Heartbroken, Daphne uses the lessons learned from Aisha’s short life to help her save more than 150 orphans over the next 40 years.

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