- Evansville, United States.
History Lesson is a pictorial history of Evansville compiled by Patricia Sides, an archivist with Willard Library. contributed photo Drought of 1936 When Karl Kae Knecht photographed this scene at Mesker Park Zoo in July 1936, he noted that the temperature was 107 degrees. Kay the Elephant, the zoo´s most celebrated resident after her arrival in 1929, obviously enjoyed the refreshing showers she received from her caretakers. The newspaper reported that the sizzling heat had entered its thi...
- Naypyidaw, Myanmar.
Kings and leaders in the predominantly Buddhist nation have traditionally treasured white elephants, whose rare appearances in the country are believed to herald good fortune, including power and political change.
- Northridge, United States.
April 9, 1973: Shirley, 9, getting a scrub-up at Goodtime Car Wash before her next performance with the Miller-Johnson Circus at the Devonshire Downs Fairground in Northridge. May 21, 1976: Judy, 12, gets a wash in the ocean at Venice Beach with the help of trainer Bones Craig. The Circus Vargas elephant weighs 6,300 pounds. This photo was published in the May 22, 1976, Los Angeles Times.
- Way Kambas, Indonesia.
A picture made available on 21 September shows Indonesian mahouts take care their Sumatran elephants at the elephant conservation center in Way Kambas national park, Lampung province, Indonesia, 18 September 2011. At least 65 elephants are kept at Way Kambas elephant conservation center. The Sumatran elephant (Elephas maximus sumatrensis) is the smallest of the Asian elephants and suffers from from illegal logging and associated habitat loss and fragmentation in Indonesia.
- Berlin, Germany.
Berlin postcard. Baby Indian elephant ("Kalifa") at the Zoologischer Garten (Berlin zoo). According to the card, Kalifa was born on September 20, 1928. Not posted. Corners rather worn, some small marks on the message side, otherwise in fair to good condition.
- Vienna, Austria. Jutta Kirchner
Photographer Jutta Kirchner has portrayed the first day of public display of the new born african elephant in the oldest Zoo in the world, Tiergarten Schönbrunn in Vienna.
- , United States.
This picture of the poor elephant baby is like taken from Rudyard Kiplings The Elephant´s Child
- Radhanagar, India. Stephen Adams
Perched between the tusks, an Indian mahout or elephant driver is photographed on his steed in this arresting image. It was taken in the Andaman Islands, a remote archipelago in the Bay of Bengal, where Rajan, a 60-year-old elephant, lives. But in 2002 logging was banned in the islands and most of the 200 elephants were sent back to the Indian mainland.
- Ber, Germany.
OLD B & W PHOTO CIRCA.1930S-ELEPHANT IN BERLIN
- Kruger Park, South Africa. Jeff Warner
Color us fascinated by submitter Jeff Warners photo, taken on a trip to South Africas Kruger National Park. According to Jeff, this plucky warthog, despite having no warthog backup, decided to challenge a herd of elephants in order to assert his rights to a water hole. We were pulling for the little guy (who doesnt love an underdog?), but according to Jeff, things didnt quite go his way. "The elephant kicked sand in the warthogs face," Jeff explains. The indignity!