Do you have a passion for African and Asian Elephants? Would you like to see some elephants up close and even get the chance to spend the weekend with some of them and learn about the environment they live in as well as the elephants themselves?
If you would, you should seriously think about taking a trip out to Greenbrier, Arkansas where you can actually get the chance not only to see elephants up close, but also roam in their own habitat like environment and even get the chance to touch one and feed one, which is always fun and exciting to do.Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in located in Greenbrier, Arkansas off of highway 25 going north on 65. You can find out the driving direction by simply going to this site or by calling the wildlife sanctuary at 501- 589-3291.
This particular wildlife sanctuary isn't one you simply go and visit like a zoo you actually have to plan a trip there yourself. Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary is only open on weekends for "The Elephant Experience Weekend Program," and you have to call ahead of time to let the sanctuary staff know that you are coming to visit by again simply calling the number I just mentioned in this paragraph. The cost to spend the weekend with these amazing elephants and get the chance to visit with them up close cost seven hundred dollars per weekend, which includes a place to stay for the weekend and food. However, you must be at least eighteen years of age to spend the weekend at the particular sanctuary for safety reasons.
Some of the things you will be doing up close with an elephant during your weekend stay inside Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary will be helping the elephants care keepers to trim the elephants toes, bath them, feed them and play with them. You will even have the chance to help walk the elephants with the elephant care keepers as well. At night time inside Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary you will learn about African and Asian elephants by watching movies, having discussions, and by helping prepare elephant food for them to eat during their meal time. Some of the things you will learn about while your inside the sanctuary maybe proper elephant care, where the elephants came from and the type of environment they enjoy living in. You will even learn about the behavior of the elephants and how they interact with each other as well as humans.
Other things you will be able to do inside of Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary are meeting up with the new baby elephants and help take care of them as well. You will also be able to have the chance to choice an elephant to adopt and take care of, which you can find more out about by visiting their adoption website . Now adopting an elephant doesn't mean you get to take them home. All it means is you are going to donate a certain amount of money to help take care of your chosen elephant each month for the rest of his or her life, which by the way is a really awesome thing to do. Now when you sign up to adopt an animal you will receive a picture of that particular elephant you have adopted and will receive news letters by mail on how the elephant is doing, which I think is always neat to hear about.
Another program they have at Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary an "International School Program." The International School Program is for people who are seriously thinking about going to school to help take care of elephants or for people who just want to have the experience of taking care of wild African and Asian elephants. However, in order to take this course you must sign up for it and pay a two thousand dollar registration fee. You can sign up by sending them an email and request a sign up packet to join their International School Program by sending then an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Now when you begin taking The International School Program you will have the chance to learn about African and Asian Elephants and even how to take care of them. You will also have the chance to interact with them and see them up close and in person. You can find out more about this particular program by visiting their website .
So, if you really are a serious African and Asian Elephant lover you again should seriously think about visiting Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary in Greenbrier, Arkansas for the weekend. I can guarantee you will have an amazing time with the elephants and totally get your moneys worth of wonderful experiences. You can find out more about Riddle's Elephant and Wildlife Sanctuary by visiting their website attached to my article!