Elephant Painting

The video above is fairly mind-blowing. And here you can watch the elephant from another angle. The elephant apparently resides in a safe haven in Thailand, after having been abused in Burma. For more info, see The Elephant Art & Conservation Project. (Video has been added to our YouTube playlist.)

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  • Sareen says:

    If an elephant can do it, so can you.

  • Anonymous says:

    Whether this is real or not I can’t say. . .but it is interesting! Elephant painting!

  • Anonymous says:

    this is real but the elephants are trained to paint those shapes…they don’t decide to just paint other elephants on their own

  • Peter says:

    I am an artist and long been interested in this. The painting shown in the video is a fake, as described very clearly by an elephant art expert in Thailand in the interview here:


    Check out the TEAG interview (really informative and interesting) and the answer given to “What is elephant art”. It is clear that the vast majority are fake, but elephants CAN paint and we need to know how to spot a painting that’s real.

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