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    I Adore Elephants!

    How could anyone not love them, I ask you? I have a good story about an elephant I will add later but I have been meaning to post this since I saw it on the news. Sooooooo cute!!!! Baby elephants having some summer fun...but not in the sun. :*( This one kills me...just the way...
    LittleBeauSheepOliveEwe LittleBeauSheepOliveEwe 66-70 1 Response Aug 19, 2011

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    as a child I wanted to be a zoo keeper

    but later I just wanted to be with elephants. Now I just wish for them to have their own space but we seem to be taking it all.
    clearsight clearsight 56-60, M Apr 3, 2014

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    National Elephant Day

    March 13th is the national elephant day in Thailand, the animals get special treats.Link:   http://www.thaifestivalblogs.com/thai-festival-blogs/national-thai-elephant-day.htmlhttp://www.gmx.net/themen/nachrichten/bildergalerien/bilder/487s5j4-das-sind-die-bilder-der-woche...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 16, 2012

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    A Powerful Symbol...

    Elephants have always been one of my favorite creatures, not only as living,  breathing , and important animals, but as very powerful symbols in many cultures. They symbolize wisdom, compassion, power, loyalty, memory and good luck!( I have several elephant  sculptures, curios...
    sneakyfox sneakyfox 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 6, 2011

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    I Love And Have A Fascination With Elephants

    Living in Africa I saw these majestic beautiful animals and was instantly mesmerized by them. I want to help and protect them and other animals from greedy evil poachers.
    Trixie1981 Trixie1981 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2011

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    i still remember my first ride on an

    elephant in childhood he was a baby elephant small one he was very cute when ever i remember him now but at that time i was scared for me he was giant i remember i said no i dont want to ride it but when i saw other kids taking ride and enjoying them selves i thought to try and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 4, 2014

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    Elephant Ride.

    You have been on an Elephant Ride. But have you seen an Elephant Ride ?Look closely .....Since the elephants tire out walking long distances - they joy-ride on trucks .
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jan 6, 2013

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    Elephants are among the most nurturing animals

    we know... so much to be learned from them. I found this vid to be incredibly tender. Enjoy :) Soft breezes,~Wind
    WindSylph WindSylph 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 13

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    Speech

    I have a crush on them as long as I remember, the giants of nature, be they lions or whales, eagles, rhino's, hippo's  or elephants. In spite of the sheer power they emanate, they are  highly vulnerable and lethally threatened by mankind. Among them, the elephants are...
    moreandless moreandless 56-60, M Dec 16, 2010

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    Elephant Painting A Picture

    Elephants are a symbol of wisdom in Asian cultures and are famed for their memory and intelligence. Aristotle once said the elephant was "the beast which passeth all others in wit and mind" 
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M 2 Responses Feb 19, 2011

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    Mysore Elephants Taking A Bath During The Annual Dasara Celebrations

    These elephants are brought in from neighboring forest camps ( of course they are tamed  and trained ) They get fully decked and walk in a procession during the 9 day celebrations in Mysore.  Each has 2 people who take care of it - from day one, and they cannot be changed...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    Did You Know?

    Elephants actually have a three day mourning process for elephants that die in their herd. They actually dig holes and bury them as well. If it is a mother who lost a baby, the other female elephants will bring her food while she stands over her offspring. Such...
    sherawfire sherawfire 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    Elephants

    Elephants mean luck when the trunk is up and I have always loved everything about them from their colour to the way they carry themselves with strength and control with a carefree attitude.
    cbasta cbasta 46-50 Mar 31, 2012

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    Resolving conflicts - Article in the newspaper.

    http://www.deccanherald.com/content/167935/resolving-conflicts.html Resolving conflicts Gayathri Nivas Jumbos’ day out in Mysore Conflict resolution is critical in areas close to wildlife sanctuaries as wild animals seldom recognise administrative boundaries. We have just...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jan 11, 2014

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    Elephant Camp In Dubare, Near Madikeri, Karnataka - India.

    This is owned by the government, and here they train elephants and use them for logging etc, or even sometimes when a rogue elephant needs to be trained or domesticated - they are brought here and the rogues are tempered :)This operates like a military school - wake up at 5:00 AM...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    I have ivory from 4 generations ago in my family

    and I keep it safe (I don't hunt them I support the ivory ban)
    AlphaGrey AlphaGrey 22-25, M Jan 4

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    Taming The Shrew

    Sometimes there are some elephants who go off track and have to be disciplined and taught manners, and this is how.They are housed in a cage made of solid timbers . The one outside is a domesticated one and pulls out each log to make room for the rogue inside.The rogue is tested...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 6, 2013

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    Necklace

    I have a necklace with a green elephant, and I just love it :) I got it for only 2 euros at H&M when they had sale :)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 9, 2008

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    I have always found elephants fascinating

    creatures. I adore the way the love and protect one another. That's why, for several years now, I've collected figurines of elephants. I have a rule though. I never buy them. They can only be gifted. That makes them extra extra special. They become treasures.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 15, 2014

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    GANESH ... Om Gan Ganapataye Namo Namah

    JAI SHREE GANESH ... OBSTACLE BREAKER
    THEMADHATTERXXXX THEMADHATTERXXXX 46-50, M Jul 26, 2012

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    sexyelephant69 sexyelephant69 13-15, F Jan 18, 2014

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    Always Have .. Love Them Even More After I Read This

    Here is something I found on the internet and just had to copy down here .. what a wonderful animal .Elephants have been known to die of broken hearts if a mate dies. They refuse to eat and will lay down, shedding tears until they starve to death. They refuse all human help...
    softkitti softkitti 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9, 2011

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    http://www.deccanherald.

    com/content/379208/bomb-went-off-jumbo039s-mouth.html This was in the news today.. Bomb that went off in jumbo's mouth may have killed it: Vet Poornima Nataraj , Bangalore, Jan 7, 2014, DHNS: Mystery shrouds the death of a 15-year-old female elephant on December 30, 2013...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M Jan 8, 2014

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    I Think They Are Amazing

    I think elephants are the most majestic animals on earth. They are huge and powerful, yet affectionate and protective and wise. They grieve loss of family like humans do...They are amazing. I would love to see them out in the wild in there own territory one day...
    akasharose akasharose 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2011

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    Pride

    Not only do I collect elephant figures and stuffed animals, but I am in awe of living, breathing elephants.  They are such a proud animal.  Loyal.  Protective.    They way they defend their family is inspiring.  When a threat is posed, they stand...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 8, 2008

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    Mea Culpa As A Child

    I was about 4 or 5 when I fell for her. She was tall and had the longest eyelashes I'd ever seen...I was amazed at her gentleness as I climbed upon her back so high; she was silent and still. I remember what her hair felt like as I pet her and spoke highly secrets to my new...
    choctawgrrrl choctawgrrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Oct 11, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    GREAT NEWS: Soon, elephants will no longer be forced to perform degrading 'tricks' and be subjected to brutal training techniques at the hands of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum...
    tr606 tr606 36-40 3 Responses Mar 5

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    GREAT NEWS: Soon, elephants will no longer be forced to perform degrading 'tricks' and be subjected to brutal training techniques at the hands of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum...
    tr606 tr606 36-40 1 Response Mar 5

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    How do Africans get away from elephants RUN! Why are pigmies so short? They are the really slow Africans
    busbobby232 busbobby232 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    "Everlasting Love" Open up your eyes, then you realise. Here I stand with my everlasting love. Need you by my side. Girl to be my pride. Never be denied everlasting love...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I have been in a relationship, just recently. I think this relationship is the hardest kind a relationship could ever be. We are both gays and we're living thousands of miles apart...
    MrRadicals MrRadicals 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    UNKLE LYRICS "With You In My Head" You keepin on a holdin', A-holdin' on a-keepin, No giving into taking more but still still feedin', You're clearly disturbed, All you want is...
    dauntless82 dauntless82 31-35, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    Love love love love love 'em!! Jeans, tank top and converse, my favorite thing to wear :)
    ClaireH19 ClaireH19 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    story of my life. I spouse I'm always in love with someone who doesn't love me.
    hellokitty206 hellokitty206 18-21, F 6 hrs ago

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    This has probably been shared before, but I just read it, perhaps for the second time, and I love it. It's how I feel. It's how I love. It's what someone special means to me. ...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 5 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I LOVE commercials that show positivity and that show others how to be positive even when everything around them might not look so good. Disney has a lot of inspiring commercials...
    blankcheck4urhart blankcheck4urhart 36-40, F 1 hr ago

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    I want to love you, pretty young thing You need some lovin, tender love and care And I'll take you there
    kst97 kst97 16-17, F 9 hrs ago

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    i want my bf here with me. To just lay beside him, hold his hand as we sleep side by side. To wake up seeing his handsome face and giving him a big kiss before we start our day. To...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    I love drinking it, being in it, under it, over it, near it. I just love water. Maybe it's a mental but ita
    Lexigirl12 Lexigirl12 13-15, F 5 Responses 9 hrs ago

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    Make someone smile every day is my mission. I feel good even by just doing small acts of kindness to people. Let's all spread love, not hate. If there is love, there's peace.. and...
    CatGurll CatGurll 31-35, F 8 hrs ago

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    No words can't explain, how much I STILL LOVE YOU. Remeniscing all the precious and dying moments we had. I don't know why you are still the ONE. No one can replace you. You're...
    isahruth isahruth 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I defend people that i love, because my life is for Hustle, Loyalty, Respect which John Cena inspired me of living my life with those three motivations.
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 3 hrs ago

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    In The Name Of Allah   We seek Allah's protection From Shaitan evil mind; And begin with the name of Allah Most Merciful, Most Kind! Allah is Great   Allah is Great this I know...
    collegegirl20 collegegirl20 22-25, F 2 hrs ago

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    The smell of burning woods,leaves,papers and whatnot. It reminds me a lot of my childhood because I loved burning things back then..it did end up getting me into trouble though and...
    lucky1305 lucky1305 18-21, F 1 Response 30 mins ago

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