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Last Updated: Thursday June 16 2011 07:38 GMT

Joys of hand-rearing baby elephants

Elephants in the wild

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A new 3D Imax film called Born to be Wild tells the story of orphan animals who've been raised by humans in captivity before being returned to the great outdoors.

Newsround caught up with one of the stars. Dame Daphne Sheldrick was the first person to successfully hand-rear baby elephants and she talks about her work - which includes putting sun cream on their ears!

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