Safari Yarns & Elephant Tails Event

On Saturday, August 22, at 7:00PM, join African Adventurer-- Elephant Conservationist-- Movie Preservationist Dick Houston for an exciting film & anecdotal program highlighting over four decades of his African adventures in the tracks of elephants across Africa. This unique and inspiring program will highlight what Dick and his colleagues of Cleveland-based Elefence International are doing to help save elephants from rampant ivory poachers, a dangerous and explosive trade continuing in the beautiful land of Africa. 

Date:  August 22, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Location:  Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary, 5623 New Milford Rd  Ravenna, OH  44266 


Dick will also share the true story of an incredible Jack Russell who survived lion attacks in the Zambian bush, & was a foster dog to baby warthogs, vervet monkeys, bushbucks, baboons, a buffalo, and elephant. Dick wrote a book about him entitled: Bulu: African Wonder Dog [Random House].  

Learn how you can join Dick on a personalized PRIVATE SAFARI – in luxury accommodations to experience remote Africa where wild animals come to your doorstep-a safari with your own certified game guide. Dick is now working on a new safari book about his continuing African adventures.  


Happy Trails is honored to work together with Dick Houston and the good folks of Elefence International to not only bring awareness to the various types of animal abuse in our world, but to highlight and focus on the good and positive work that is being done by caring, compassionate people on behalf of these animals.
Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Tickets can be purchased on-line at, or call 330-296-5914. Tickets are $20 per adult, $10 for children ages 6 through 17, and kids ages 5 and under are free.