Posts tagged "elephant"

This Elephant Is Probably A Better Musician Than You

It looks like animals can be just as musically inclined as humans are. I’m now a fan of Shanthi, the world’s most musical elephant. She’s not touring right now, but you can catch one of her harmonica ditties if you go visit Washington D.C.’s National Zoo, where she lives. Or you can wait for her…

Ami Angelowicz / May 8, 2012

Baby Elephant Has A Grand Ol’ Time At The Beach

Well, it’s official: I need a baby elephant, specifically one that likes frolicking in the ocean and face-planting in the sand. What’s he doing, anyway? Digging for sand crabs? What a coincidence — that’s my third favorite beach activity after tanning and swimming. We would be such good friends. [Buzzfeed]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 21, 2012

It’s Time To Cry: A Baby Elephant Is Rescued From The Mud

It’s a general belief among conservationists that man should meddle with nature as little as possible. But what happens when there’s a wild animal in peril, and humans have the ability to help out? Earlier this month, guests at the Kapani Lodge Lagoon in Zambia, noticed a baby elephant and her mother struggling in the…

Julie Gerstein / November 18, 2011

Doing The Baby Elephant Walk

Fact: baby animals learning to walk look like drunks. Drunks or teenagers on acid. But cuter! Like this baby elephant taking his first baby elephant steps ever! (Extra points for small British child yelling out in the background “It’s a baaaaaaaby!”) […

Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2011

Meet My Drunk Spirit Animal

I’m not saying this elephant baby is drunk. I’m saying that this baby elephant’s rolling and thrashing and staggering pretty much approximates what I look like when I’m drunk. [YouTube]…

Julie Gerstein / January 13, 2011