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Old 04-05-08, 06:45 PM   #1
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Artistic Elephant!

KT just sent me this video, and it's very cool!!!!! Who says elephants can't paint?

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=_LHoyB81LnE
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Old 04-05-08, 06:55 PM   #2
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I saw this video the other day. It is amazing that this elephant knows what it is and can actually draw a likeness of himself. I wonder if he could draw a giraffe or a tortoise if one was placed in front of him?
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Old 04-05-08, 07:03 PM   #3
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...and then the elephant trampled the crowd.
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Old 04-05-08, 07:06 PM   #4
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This makes me kind of sad. I wonder how long and it what manner it had to be trained to get that picture "just" right.

I do hope I'm wrong; perhaps these elephants are just Picassos of the pachyderm world.
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Nah, he was just trained to paint that. Read up on it.
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It is amazing that this elephant knows what it is and can actually draw a likeness of himself
And just how do we know it's a self-portrait?
Did he caption it with his own name (maybe, he just signed as the artist).
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