There's a new national campaign to help save the elephant from extinction.
The animals are under threat from poachers - with thousands being killed in the wild each year.
It's even feared they could be wiped out within a generation.
The government started it all at Knowsley Safari Park today, where it's hoping children could be the key to saving the elephant.
Our Merseyside corespondent Andy Bonner reports:
Knowsley Safari Park is creating the country's first elephant time capsule to raise awareness of the plight of world's largest land mammal.
The government's launched a new campaign at Knowsley Safari Park to help save elephants from being poached in the wild.