The abuse of circus animals dates all the way back to the beginning of circuses. But not all circus animals are abused and mistreated. One major animal activist group learned this the hard way. Or, at the very least, they’ve learned that there’s a right way and a wrong way to bring animal abusers to justice, if abuse has, in fact, taken place.
Body hair in mammals has always been believed to be an adaptation to keep the body warm, but a new study suggests just the opposite. According to a new research published in the journal Plosone, elephant skin hair helps keep the body of the animal cool in the warmer regions it lives in.
During a recent trip to Kenya Gisele Bundchen was photographed playing with one of the orphaned elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Sanctuary. The Brazilian model traveled to East Africa to raise awareness about the endangered animals.