Baby Rhino: "Maalim" by his stable door at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust: The D.S.W.T. is dedicated to the protection and conservation of wildlife and habitats in Kenya. Best known for the rescue and hand-rearing of milk dependent orphaned baby elephants and rhinos; so that later they can be returned into the wild.
The portulacaria afra (dwarf jade, elephant jade, spekboom) is native to South Africa where they are part of the African elephant's diet. So it was only fitting to add an elephant to the dwarf jade bonsai forests. Notice the resemblance of the plant's bark to the skin of the elephant. Just like in the wild.
Keira Knightley visiting the fantastic "David Sheldrick wildlife trust" in Kenya best known for the hand-rearing of orphaned elephants, so that they can return to the wild when grown. Photo Arthur Elgort Kenya 2007