African Lion Safari has a long history of participating and contributing to conservation and research projects, both at the park and in range countries. In 1998, African Lion Safari founded the International Elephant Foundation (IEF) along with several international partners, and has been an active participant in Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) Elephant Taxon Advisory Group for over 30 years. African Lion Safari is an advisor to the Asian Elephant Support Foundation, as well as a member of the IUCN SSC Asian elephant specialist group. The knowledge acquired from research of reproduction, physiology, behaviour has helped advance elephant conservation worldwide.