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Strange friendships aren't unheard of. In fact, at Happiest, they're embraced. But this unlikely friendship quite surprised a lot of people. A friendship between an elephant and a dog. While it may seem like the only thing common between the two species of animals is their love for human beings and the ability to understand people, these two will make...
The internet went into chaos when a picture of a skeletal elephant on his knees went viral last month. And it was justifiably so. Keeping animals captive is harrowing enough. Mistreating them takes the crime to a whole different level. Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo in Thailand had severely starved and underweight elephants performing tricks for visitors. Two of...
A newly released video on the internet shows an elephant struggling to pull a line of five sleds through the snow. Four children were behind the adult on the first sled to get a ride. While the children were laughing and having fun, nobody noticed the pain the elephant was going through as the trainer forced him to keep...
If you are upset, or sad, or “just not feeling it,” brace yourselves—because you are to witness the most adorable video, ever! The video below shoots Hanah Frenchick, visiting the Patara Elephant Farm in Chiang Mai, Thailand. On her visit, she gets an interesting opportunity to meet one of the sanctuary’s youngest elephant. It was fine, but nobody had expected the...
A group of villagers were chasing and using spears and arrows to attack an elephant family across the Maasai Mara Nature reserve, Kenya. Sadly, while other elephants ran as fast as they could for dear life, one 5-year-old female elephant fell behind and got hit by 20 sharp arrows all over her body. Thankfully, she was not too far from...
This 1-year-old little calf was wandering near a river in Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park all alone without his mother or any other elephant. He was petrified. Luckily, rescuers from David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT), an organization which rescues orphaned elephants, found him just in time. They found Mukkoka’s lone tracks in the sand beside Tiva River while doing an...
It’s no secret that elephants are extremely affectionate mammals. Despite their huge size that might scare some humans off, these adorable animals love cuddling with humans. A recent viral video just proved it. The video featured a baby elephant who had mistaken a bald man’s head for a pacifier. The adorable animal slowly makes his way towards the man lying...
It’s no hidden secret that animals react in a certain way to specific sounds. There are animals who sing along to their favourite songs and who even dance to them! The elephants in the video below probably have more of a party- spirit! Michael Telapary is a Dutch musician who is brilliant at playing Native American flutes. He decided to...
Once an orphan at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Emily, the elephant, was released back into the wild in her adulthood. At the end of December of 2014, however, the caretakers in the conservation area experienced something thrilling and beautiful at the same time. Emily had chosen her foster home to give birth to her second child while being in...
There are some things that just comes naturally to us. For instance, farting is a natural process that everyone goes through. We might not admit it, but everybody farts, including us. Animals are not so hush-hush about letting out some air. The bigger the animal, the louder they fart! The following video caught an elephant red-handed, and it’s absolutely...