EAI IN THE NEWS
November 16, 2022 - The Post-Searchlight
This Friday will mark the one-year anniversary of Tarra the elephant’s arrival at Elephant Aid International’s sanctuary in Attapulgus. For Carol Buckley, president and CEO of Elephant Aid International, and Tarra’s owner and caretaker of 47 years, this has been the culmination of both a dream and ten years of…
September 15, 2022 - WCTV
One year ago, Bo left center stage as a star to begin his journey as a retired elephant at Elephant Refuge North America, in Attapulgus, Ga. Bo was born in captivity and performed for three decades.
July 27, 2022 - The Post Searchlight
Elephant Aid International (EAI) is nearing the completion of a major project: the expansion of their current EleCam livestream system. Currently, the sanctuary only has two cameras, neither of which are positioned to capture videos of its residents anymore, since both elephants have been moved into a larger enclosure.
April 29, 2022 - Valdosta Today
The two elephants who call South Georgia home are enjoying the benefits of a powerful health supplement thanks to The American Turmeric Company of Thomasville. The company donates 20 pounds of locally grown organic turmeric monthly to benefit the elephants living at Elephant Refuge North America (ERNA) in Attaplugus.
April 5, 2022 - WFSU Local News
A retired Tallahassee law officer has been honored for his volunteer work at the Elephant Refuge North America santuary near Attapulgas, Georgia. Phil Kiracofe has been named "Volunteer of the Year" by Elephant Aid International.
March 10, 2022 - WFSU Local Routes
Elephants are retiring in Georgia at a special place designed just for them. They may not have chosen it for themselves, but the woman who designed it is giving them everything they need to live out the rest of their days.
December 15, 2021 - USA Today
After a more than 11-year legal battle, Carol Buckley and Tarra, a 47-year-old Asian elephant who Buckley calls her best friend, were reunited at a Georgia elephant refuge last month.