Elephants' feet are covered in a soft padding that helps uphold their weight, prevent them from slipping, and dull any sound.

Elephants' feet are covered in a soft padding that helps uphold their weight, prevent them from slipping, and dull any sound.

"The past becomes a texture, an ambience to our present." ~ Paul Scott

"The past becomes a texture, an ambience to our present." ~ Paul Scott

Elephants can walk almost silently!

Elephants can walk almost silently!

"To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you." ~ Tony Dorsett

"To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you." ~ Tony Dorsett

Did you know that the tip of the trunk of an African elephant has two "fingers", whereas the Asian elephant only has one? This enables the African elephant to grip and pick up objects, whereas the Asian elephant can only scoop with its entire trunk.

Did you know that the tip of the trunk of an African elephant has two "fingers", whereas the Asian elephant only has one? This enables the African elephant to grip and pick up objects, whereas the Asian elephant can only scoop with its entire trunk.

"You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over." ~ Richard Branson

"You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing, and by falling over." ~ Richard Branson

Detail tusk & trunk of an elephant.

Detail tusk & trunk of an elephant.

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