Posts tagged "elephants"

Hero Elephants Save Idiot Human Overlords

Less than a month after Ringling Brothers begrudgingly agreed to phase out enslaving and abusing elephants and making them dance for no personal elephantine gain by 2018, two hero circus elephants saved an 18-wheeler truck from overturning on a highway in Louisiana.

According to the Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana Sheriff’s department, an 18-wheeler truck traveling…

By: Beejoli Shah / March 25, 2015

Circus Elephants Free At Last!

Yesterday, The Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus (which I admit I didn’t even know was still around) decided to finally free their performing elephants, you know, since it’s not the 19th Century anymore. The circus is planning to phase out the elephants by 2018 and join the ranks of the more humane circu…

By: Katrin Higher / March 7, 2015

The Daily Squee: Drop Everything And Watch These Twin Baby Elephants

An elephant mom only has a .5 percent chance of having twins, so when 33-year-old Curve gave birth to her twins at the Pongola Game Reserve in South Africa, the reserve staff (and basically the whole world) was thrilled. When an elephant has twins, the other females in the herd volunteer to help nurse the babie…

By: Claire Hannum / December 9, 2014

Please Enjoy Two Full Minutes Of Clumsy Baby Elephants

Embarrassed about getting tipsy last night and tumbling into the bushes in front of your house? This adorable supercut of clumsy baby elephants falling all over themselves will make you feel like a poised ballerina in comparison. [Tastefully Offensive]…

By: Claire Hannum / November 14, 2014

Baby Elephant Goes Ham Smashing Large Pumpkins, Falls & Can’t Get Up

Anybody who says they don’t like Halloween is lying. Everybody loves Halloween, including zoo animals. To help get you in the holiday spirit, take a cue from these pumpkin-smashing elephants who classily stomp on them until a younger elephant comes along and just goes totally ham. Kind of like the kid who submerges his entire…

By: Katie Oldenburg / October 17, 2014

Baby Elephant Gleefully Blows Bubbles In A Pond

Sometimes it’s easy to forget the simple pleasures in life. This baby elephant at the Hamburg Zoo can’t contain his excitement over blowing bubbles in a pond with his trunk. The glee on his face says it all! [Tastefully Offensive]…

By: Claire Hannum / April 19, 2014

Your Daily Squee: A Brand New Baby Elephant

This adorable elephant calf was born at 2:17 a.m. today at the Oregon Zoo. If her cute little elephant beard isn’t enough to brighten up your dreary Friday, well, consider the fact that no matter how crappy your day might seem, you almost certainly didn’t spend the past 30 hours in labor with a 300-pound…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 30, 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…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 18, 2011

Are Elephants The New Wedding Trend?

Nicole Richie and Joel Madden tied the knot this weekend, two kiddos and four years later. The two got hitched at Lionel Richie’s estate, and Nicole wore a strapless Marchesa get-up. While there’s no word on whether any dancing on the ceiling went down during the reception, there is one very curious element to the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 13, 2010

Talking Elephant Ready For The Single Ladies

Kosik, a 20-year-old elephant in South Korea, is the first living elephant to have the ability to speak. He can say, “Hi,” “lay down,” and “good” in Korean. So basically he’s ready to start dating. [BuzzFeed]…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 15, 2010