He's done it! Professional origami artist Sipho Mabona has created a huge, life-sized elephant with just one sheet of paper. His most ambitious work to date, the elephant took Mabona and a team of over a dozen people four weeks to complete. Standing just over 3 meters high (or 10 feet tall), the work is now on display in the museum KKLB in Beromünster, Switzerland.
While taking a quick break on an animal preservation trip at Imire: Rhino and Wildlife Conservation in Zimbabwe, 24-year-old Marcus Söderlund managed to capture this incredible image of an elephant photobombing his fellow volunteers. The seven-tonne bull elephant snuck up right behind the international group of women—Lisa Marie…
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I came across this beautiful drawing of elephants by artist Dominique Salm and was intrigued by the materials she used. The large 140 x 87 cm work is drawn in pencil with Kenyan red earth used as a pigment. It shows a family of elephants drinking at a river in Kenya.
As she told Londonist, "With my elephant paintings, I felt I couldn’t capture the red pigmentation of the dust…Continue
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In its documentary Extraordinary Animals In The Womb, National Geographic captured rare highly detailed images of animals at various stages of gestation. Now you can see fetal dog, elephants, penguins, and dolphins still inside the womb.
Using advances in scanning and imaging technology to trace the gestational paths of animals outside the human family, the documentary footage is actually a combination of digital…
I'm not sure if this qualifies as animal cruelty or is just a brilliant idea. Though the elephant is considered Thailand's national symbol, it hasn't been getting much attention lately since the birth of a panda cub at a Bangkok zoo. In order to draw attention back onto the elephant, keepers at the Ayutthaya-Elephant Kraal painted five neglected elephants black…Continue