Even animals can have a mirror fixation.
A lot has changed since the ’20s…
Watch rescued elephant Faa Mai play with an elastic ribbon at the Elephant Nature Park sanctuary in Chiang Mai, Thailand. What a beautiful animal.
Taronga Zoo’s herd of Asian elephants could hardly wait to dive into the treat.
The young elephant was sold into the Thai tourism trade and forced to give tourists rides.
Musician Paul Barton took his piano to the mountains of Kanchanaburi, Thailand to play for some very old, injured and handicapped elephants, especially a blind elephant named Plara (immediately behind the piano). For those curious, all the keys are made from synthetic plastic material. The song is Slow movement (2) from Beethoven’s Pathétique Sonata
And none of them involve rings.
The company announced it would phase out use of elephants due to growing public concern about the treatment of the animals.
Taken at Amboseli National Park in Kenya, this incredible photograph by Nick Brandt (courtesy of ATLAS Gallery London) shows an elephant using its trunk to apply dust to its body. Elephants give themselves dust baths for two major reasons. 1. It helps repel the sun and cools them down 2. It adds an additional layer…
Good, unclean fun!