AMAZING story about elephants that defies human explanation. For 12 hours, 2 herds of wild (formerly violent, rogue) South African elephants slowly made their way through Zululand bush until they reached the house of immediately deceased author Lawrence Anthony, the "Elephant Whisperer" conservationist who saved their lives, rescued & rehabilitated them. For 2 days, herds loitered at the compound to say good-bye to their human friend. So how did they know he had died? (Click through for…
Click through for "11 Stunning Nature Photos" -- Shown: "Elephant shaking dust," by Peter Delaney. -- SH: Actually, this is "Godfather Series # 1" -- and there's a great story about it here: http://www.peterdelaney.co.za/godfather-series-1
Sweet picture of "Elephant and girl," by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, via Flickr -- "This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne." Click through for a photostream that has a number of pachydermal photos, among others.
If you prefer your "Elephant Parade London (2010)" not in a moving show (as this is http://pinterest.com/pin/175218241724786727/), click through for this Flickr photostream. As a librarian, I'm rather fond of this one with print, shown: "41. Travels On My Elephant," by Hung --, via Flickr"