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Eye to Eye. "Two adult elephants (Loxodonta africana) interacting at Hapoor Dam in Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa." by Maria Moreno.

Elephants are astonishing creatures — deeply affectionate, highly intelligent, and without peer in the animal kingdom when it comes to their...

elephant parade! elephants are such wonderful, amazing is a crime against humanity and the animals for how they are treated in their native some reading surrounding the issue. it's tragic all around. :(

I don't know what this crazily cute burst is I'm just gonna call it the Mohawk Birdy...he's pretty rad. ;)

Elephants have been known to die of broken hearts if a mate dies. They refuse to eat and will lay down, shedding tears until they starve to death. They refuse all human help. Scientists are beginning to believe that animals do have emotions and that their feelings may be more intense and unfiltered than our own.