By purchasing any of the items in our gift shop you become a partner in all of our elephant care and conservation projects. We are privately funded. The income generated by these items, giving rides, doing shows, special events, movies and commercials is used to run the ranch, fund our breeding program, conservation projects we participate in, care for the elephants and provide for their future. We contribute resources and financial support to theInternational Elephant Foundation (IEF) to help preserve and protect Asian and African elephants all over the world. We appreciate your trust and support. Thank you.