Elephants Today Have No Place to Hide

By Georja Umano

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When I was a kid my pals and I used to love elephant jokes like — How many elephants fit in a Volkswagon? Four. Two in the front and two in the back. Or my favorite — Why did the elephant paint her toenails different colors? So she could hide in the M&M’s.

Back then with only a cartoonish understanding of elephants, it seemed preposterous to have elephants fit into human scenarios. Here was the largest land mammal, so removed from our daily lives, and the thought of trying to squeeze her in was ridiculously silly.

Today the world has grown …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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