ELEPHANTS ARE ACTUALLY QUITE EMOTIONAL — they are capable of crying, playing, laughing, and storing information in their memory. I love seeing elephants interact like this (preferably in the wild), coming together to help others in their herd. It really warms my heart to see baby Omysha be nudged back to safety at the Zurich Zoo’s Krachan Elephant Park, a new 11,000-square-metre facility created to give these animals conditions more closely resembling their natural environment. Hopefully other zoos will follow suit, and provide large spaces for endangered animals to live happily and safely.

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