Elephant Is Kind of a Dick to Sleeping Dog, but in a Cute Way

A cursory viewing of this little instance of interspecies squee might lead you to incorrectly assume that Elephant and Dog are friends. They are not. Elephant is clearly fucking with Dog while Dog is trying to sleep, probably after a long day of work, probably because Elephant is shiftless and doesn’t have a job.… » 9/22/13 5:30pm 9/22/13 5:30pm

Adorable Tiny Huge Baby Elephant Born After Longest Damn Pregnancy Ever

This new bebe oliphant was born October 18 at the Whipsnade zoo in the UK. Azizah, the mother of this 228 pound bundle of joy, was pregant for nearly 2 years. Apparently the normal gestation period for Asian elephants is 22 months — a seriously long time — but Azizah was pregnant even longer than that. Oddly enough,… » 11/01/11 1:40pm 11/01/11 1:40pm

Smarty-Pants Elephant Knows How To Make A Step-Stool

Kandula the elephant is being called a "giant genius." And he does seem pretty clever! He lives in an enclosure at the Smithsonian National Zoo, where jerky researchers put bamboo and fruit just out of his reach. Kandula was smart enough to push a cube over and use it as a step. And when they took away the cube, he… » 9/14/11 8:19am 9/14/11 8:19am