From: I fucking love science Elephants don’t drink through their trunks, but they do use them to suck up water and bring it to their mouths. A fully grown elephant can hold an estimated 10 liters of water in their trunks to make drinking easier.
Elephants are astonishing creatures—deeply affectionate, highly intelligent, and without peer in the animal kingdom when it comes to their capacity for rich emotional lives and relationships. What can we learn from the highly evolved elephant.
Since the it has been considered politically incorrect to call a black cat a black panther. The big black cats are black leopards or black jaguars and are not referred to as black panthers by anyone who knows anything about big cats.
I love the strong emotions in this picture. Typically the lioness is the one in charge, the one who hunts and takes care of the babies but here she surrenders, gives up her power momentarily to engage to the lion's sweet play.