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Play Ball! - Beco the Elephant Having a Good Time
Offbeat  (tags: Beco, elephant, ball, water polo, Columbus zoo, video )

- 21 days ago -
Beco the elephant celebrates his fifth birthday at the Columbus Zoo with a game of his own invention, which seems to be a combination of soccer and water polo.
Animal Rescue - the Furry and Feathered Friends Who Saved the Lives of Their Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Animal rescue, owners, heartwarming, elephant, dogs, good news )

- 36 days ago -
From Mollypops the spaniel to a kindly gorilla and whale, sometimes the animal kingdom knows just what to do to help.
Elephant Smashes House, Then Saves Crying Baby
Offbeat  (tags: India, elephant, saved, baby, miracle, amazing, smashed house )

- 41 days ago -
The infant's parents watched in amazement as the pachyderm carefully removed rubble from their crying child before returning to the forest.
German Conservation Official Shoots An Elephant and Poses With Its Corpse in Botswana
Offbeat  (tags: German conservationist, kills, shoots, elephant, sad news, Botswana, offbeat )

- 80 days ago -
A German conservation official has shot dead an elephant in Botswana - before posing with its corpse.
Is This the Best Animal Photobomb Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, Zimbabwe, photo, elephant, wildlife, humans, humor )

- 85 days ago -
Female tourists aiming their cameras at the animals in front of them at a wildlife center in Zimbabwe had no idea the real "Kodak moment" was happening directly behind them.
Daily Cute: Unlikely Animal Pals Go For a Swim (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, dog, swim, Elephant Sanctuary, video )

- 153 days ago -
Bubbles the African elephant was adopted as an ivory orphan in South Carolina's Myrtle Beach Safari, where Bella the labrador is also a resident. The two animals quickly became best friends, and now love going swimming and playing with one another when
Elephant Spontaneously Plays Piano Duet
Offbeat  (tags: Peter, elephant, duet, enjoys, piano, offbeat )

- 155 days ago -
Enjoy! Peter the elephant loves the piano music so much he decided to join in. PaulBartonPiano, who posted the video, said that Peter played the blues "entirely on his own accord".
Goodbye My Friend: Photo Captures the Rare and Heart Wrenching Moment An Elephant Bids Farewell to Her Fallen Companion
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant, sad, goodbye, vultures, hyenas, Botswana, offbeat )

- 203 days ago -
The female elephant can be seen holding on to the tusk of the dead male with her trunk. She had to scare off surrounding vultures and hyenas to get to the body.
Watch Adorable Dog And Elephant Play Catch (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Bubbles, elephant, bella, lab, play catch, video )

- 218 days ago -
Bubbles doesn't play at a beginner level. The gentle giant likes to tease Bella with the ball, holding the toy above her head with her trunk or taking the ball into the water. This doesn't stop the labrador, who just climbs onto Bubbles' back when things
Baby Elephant Rescue
Offbeat  (tags: Baby, elephant, rescue, Kenya, swamp, offbeat )

- 221 days ago -
The five day old elephant was stuck in a big muddy pond where there used to be a swamp. The mother and family were close by, as the elephant calf was reunited with her family.
Help! the Elephant Ate My IPhone
Offbeat  (tags: elephant, IPhone )

- 227 days ago -
No need to understand Chinese for this video!!!
Watch This Sweet Little Baby Elephant...
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, baby elephant playing )

- 256 days ago -
When Dad Does This It Scares People Away!
Woman Has Adorable Encounter With Elephant for the First Time - Video
Offbeat  (tags: encounter, emotional, elephant, zoo, Atlanta, sweet )

- 282 days ago -
Kyle Mullany recently posted a video showing his girlfriend's first, and very emotional, encounter with an elephant. The girl, named Stephanie, got up close and personal with the big friendly giant at Zoo Atlanta.
Two-Thirds of Africa's Forest Elephants Were Killed in the Last Decade
Offbeat  (tags: Elephant, poaching, ivory, decline, wildlife, protection, animals, sadness, wildlife, suffering, animal cruelty, animal advocates, animal rights )

- 290 days ago -
The survey consists of work from 60 scientists who, along with conservation staff, spent 91,600 person-days from 2002-2011 tracking elephants in Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and the Republic of Congo.
Peter The Elephant Plays Awesome Piano Duet In Thailand (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Peter, elephant, plays awesome piano, duet, dancing, friend, cute, funny, must see video )

- 298 days ago -
Move over, Billy Joel. There's new piano man in town, and he's got tunes in his trunk. PaulBartonPiano posted this video of Peter the elephant playing the blues ;[]"entirely on his own accord," according to YouTube.

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