Turning Tail

Nat Geo 6/67

After a series of snubs and inefficient service by rude waiters in Sanary, France, followed by a très oversalted beef bourguignon, visiting elephants literally turn tail and wade into the salty sea, headed east toward Switzerland.  A spokesman for said elephants said they will never summer in France again.

Therapy Elephant Brings Serenity Now

Okay, not really. This isn’t a therapy elephant. It’s just a cute little two-year-old. There, there, little guy.

Natl Geo March '69
Natl Geo March ’69

Maybe I could have a Borneo pygmy elephant instead?


But therapy elephants do exist, as far as helping autistic kids. For more on that, click here.

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