Animals join in dancing at Zimbabwe wildlife orphanage

Posted by Anita Froneman on 18 September 2020

In the latest feel-good dance craze that has become a global sensation, anyone and everyone is dancing to South African artist Master KG’s hit song Jerusalema.

Now, the Wild is Life and Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery has warmed hearts with their rendition of the dance challenge by incorporating the animals in their care into the video.

From adorable ellie calves and giraffes, to the caretakers and cooks, all are having a blast in this video that has since gone viral, racking up a massive 22,000 shares on Facebook.

‘We had so much fun creating this #JerusalemaChallenge video – the whole team got in on the action. Even Moyo [the sanctuary’s first elephant rescue] makes a guest appearance and shows us how to boogy. Dance is the language that our souls speak!’ they sanctuary writes on Instagram.

Take a look at the beautiful video:

The Wild is Life and Zimbabwe Elephant Nursery rescues, rehabilitates and rewilds orphaned or injured wild animals. ‘We are a genuine Wildlife Sanctuary, catering for injured, orphaned and rescued wildlife, as well as Endangered and Specially protected species,’ the website reads.

Since their inception 20 years ago, the sanctuary has rescued and rehabilitated more than 300 individual animals comprising of 18 different species of African wildlife. The ZEN Project currently has 25 orphaned elephants in rehabilitation.

To learn more or get involved, click here.

Image: screenshot from Instagram

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