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09/27/2011

The Daily Beast - September 27, 2011

 

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Karishma, a 13 year old female Asian elephant, paints at an easel in her enclosure at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on September 20, 2011 in Dunstable, England. A selection of Karishma?s artwork will go on display at the Zoo this weekend to celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day.

 

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Karishma, a 13-year old female Asian elephant, and also Whipsnade Zoo's 'resident artist' uses her trunk to wield a brush and paint on canvas.

 

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A painting created by Karishma, a 13 year old female Asian elephant stands in her enclosure at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

 

 

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The Elephant is doing painting. Thats first for me. Anyways Very good post.

Seems to me like a representation of fleeting human spirits... Incredible! Thank you for sharing this wonderful painting of Karishma. I would hope to see more of this work. Check out www.jhak.se/blog/ I am also involved with elephants and art.

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