In TV & Radiofollow-up:
The second series has now ended.
Since filming we've learned that one orphan, Mweiga, has lost her struggle to survive. Find out more on the David Sheldrick website.
Elephants up close
From its long memory to its unique and extraordinary shape, take a close look at what makes the elephant such a successful mammal.
Elephants on the edge
Is Nelly heading for an elephants' graveyard? Find out why they're in danger and what you can do to help.
How do elephants communicate across such large territories? Charlotte Uhlenbroek demonstrates long distance calling in Talking with Animals.
Big Cat Diary
More African wildlife dramas from the Big Cat Diary crew, as Jonathan Scott follows the daily lives of Kenya's best-loved big cats.
Take a trip across the vast continent of Africa, home of the African elephants and follow a year in the life of a film crew.
Programme detailsMore about the series, programme times and links to more information
WildfactsFind the facts and figures on the world's largest land mammal
Featuring the elephantSearch our features archive for more elephant stories
Saving Planet Earth
Jack Osbourne discovers that elephants and people are locked in battle in Namibia