Friday, June 5, 2015

Elephants: family, a greeting and camera no likey

Three videos from West Africa of forest elephants for today's #DailyZoo!

1) A really nice family shot: 
video

VIDEOS HERE:

2) Some elephant greeting, trunks intertwined:
video

VIDEOS HERE:

3) ...and a little camera distrust:
video


VIDEOS HERE:
http://talk.chimpandsee.org/#/subjects/ACP0002300
http://talk.chimpandsee.org/#/subjects/ACP0002301
http://talk.chimpandsee.org/#/subjects/ACP0002302

***fun fact - elephants are really good at smelling human scent on the cameras and that is what we think bothers them so much about them. Therefore at our sites with elephants we often cover the camera boxes with elephant dung to hide the human smell so the elephants don't react to them.**




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