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Beethoven for Elephants
Dec 28, 2011
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Elderly and handicapped elephants living on a preserve in Thailand are treated to live piano performance of Beethoven's Pathétique Sonata. Don't worry! This piano has keys made exclusively of plastic and NOT ivory!
Nov 22, 2011:
In an awesome display of teamwork an entire herd of elephants comes the aid of a calf that has fallen into a river and is sure to drown. Elephants are, in ever sense of the word, herd animals and they always look out for one another!
Nov 8, 2011:
The Amageza Run is a long-distance endurance challenge for motorcyclists that takes place in South Africa. In order to compete, one must qualify but during one rider's qualifying run he happened upon a calf stuck in an irrigation canal and didn't think twice about stopping to lend a hand!
Oct 18, 2011:
Who needs a cattle dog? This enterprising rancher has hit upon a much more effective way of herding his cattle, a remote control car! It seems that the cows are equal parts fascinated and spooked by this little vehicle which makes it perfect for getting the beasts from point a to point b!
Aug 30, 2011:
When you think "race" a tortoise may not come immediately to mind but don't tell that to Cruiser! This Sonoroan Desert Tortoise is giving scooter-driver Josef a run for his money as the two do laps in the backyard. My guess is that Josef's battery is going to run out of power before Cruiser does!