That's cute and all but ... "Head bobbing, swaying, and weaving are 3 huge tells of distress in an elephant."
When I was in Bali at one of the elephant sanctuaries, I noticed an elephant dancing on its own similar to this. So I remarked how cute it was. The worker there told me that the reason it was dancing was because it was depressed. Kind of a bummer, I felt bad.
I am not sure if this phenomenon is true or not, so please correct me if I am wrong.
Yeah, I would guess the elephant was 'dancing' before he started.
Please upvote this so everyone can see
My cousin went to Chiang Mai Elephant Jungle Sanctuary, and spent the day in the watering hole giving her a mud bath, feeding her, and playing with her. Her sanctuary is an extremely humane one that cares wholly for the conditions of all of their elephants. He purposefully chose an anti-ride sanctuary because that’s where the cruelty and stress occurs for most elephants in Thailand.
Here is an excerpt from their about page on their website: “ ABOUT US Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is an ethical and sustainable eco-tourism project located approximately 60km from the city of Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand. Founded in July 2014, it is a joint initiative between members of the Karen hill-tribes and Chiang Mai locals who were concerned about the welfare of elephants in Thailand.
Currently comprised of 9 spacious locations Elephant Jungle Sanctuary is home to over thirty formerly mistreated elephants, who are now free to enjoy their lives.
OUR MISSION is to provide as many elephants as possible with the good health, freedom, and happiness they truly deserve. We use our progressive and ethically responsible approach to elephant eco-tourism as a platform to raise awareness and educate people from Thailand and around the world about elephant care and the plight of the Asian elephant.”
I got to sit in the same row as a couple with one of those ragdoll cats. It made a tolerable flight awesome
Close but terrifying second:
I appreciate that the gif cuts to then landing so we know the kitty made it back to earth.
But seriously, please scan for microchips!! He could be already owned and missed.
So i did talk to my neighbors and turns out that they had like a million kittens and did say this is one of them and thought it died in the bush or something so they said we can keep him
This is sad
Yeah, except they are never allowed to move or leave.
Is this how ice cream is made?
Okay listen up, this is a calf. Calfs are put into these enclosures to stop them from spreading communicable diseases they could get from adult cows. Once they mature they become part of the larger herd and let out into the pasture.
So anyone talking about how tortured that calf is and how it'll be trapped in that "cage' for the rest of its life knows nothing about farming.
I forsee a foster fail in our future
He's right, the earliest post of this image I could find was from March 2016
Your wife is an excellent negotiator.
Honestly, I'd say two is better than one. They will keep each other busy and will be less anxious.
Exactly how a good compromise works, neither gets what they wanted. -also congratulations.
Sorry for your loss, though it did take me a while to realise you were talking about cats...
I'd like to think this is a still from the beginning of a gif that has him slowly raising his arms and shaking his jazz hands.
Aww, hi, Cooper! Are you being a good kitty for Santa Claws this year?
Cooper looks like he's tired of your shit OP.
Cooper loves a hug! And naps almost 24/7
THIS IS VERY GOOD YES
I have never heard "pigling", only "piglet." Is it specific to a region/type of pig?
(fyi: I'm in the US.)
Never heard of pigling either but I’m using it from now on.
We must help all the little animals of this world. Except mosquitoes. Fuck mosquitos.
Last time I do that fucking quest in Mount Hyjal
100% quality aww post, this dude is a fucking hero, that rabbit would have eventually tired from exhaustion and smoke inhalation, and more than likely died. Im sure the rabbit may not have fully understood the situation, but I sure as hell know Rabbits wouldn't easily allow themselves to be captured like that, this Rabbit realized this man was there to help, not harm.
What if the only reason bats eat mosquitoes is because they enjoy human blood. Take away the mosquitoes and we will suffer at the hands of the most plentiful mammal in the world.
Because he wasn't raised in a barn. He's classy and knows proper table manners.
From google, it says your cat may not like the shape of your bowl. And some other stuff about "whisker stress".
My cat also does this but he just likes playing with water. He invades the bath sometimes too. But he does drink the water as well as splash it about and have little sips from his paws. Maybe it just feels nice?
My cat will move the bowl to slosh it on the floor... then he licks it off the floor.