Archive for January 17th, 2009

The Amazing Painting Elephant!

January 17, 2009

When I first heard about elephants painting, I figured it had to be a hoax. But as soon as I started watching this video, my skepticism gave way to astonishment. It’s amazing and humbling how little we know about all of God’s creatures.

Here is insightful commentary that accompanies the video on YouTube:

Can your elephant paint? Watch this elephant, rescued from abusive treatment in Burma, now paint a beautiful image of an elephant. You’ll be amazed at how her talent unfolds as she carefully completes each stroke. Her mahout talks to her throughout the process as his gentle touch gives her confidence. She focuses on her work and seems to enjoy the approval of the audience and, of course, the sugar cane and banana treats. All of her training has been reward-based. (more…)