*Endangered species* One elephant was vocalizing (communicating) using low sounding grunts while another was enjoying a back scratcher. The long-eared elephants are African, and the short-eared ones are Asian.
History will be made on July 31 when SANParks and animal welfare non-profit Network for Animals (NFA) relocates an elephant family to where it once roamed 150 years ago.
They will be moved to the northernmost part of the Addo National Park called Darlington‚ about 90km north of Port Elizabeth.
The family of 27 elephants‚ which include mothers‚ babies‚ teenagers‚ bulls and the matriarch‚ currently live in Addo‚ but cannot reach Darlington because of roads‚ railway lines and fences.
The Udawalawe national park provides sanctuary to some of the less aggressive and peaceful Sri Lankan elephants in the region. The small island is full of elephants, and you will get a chance to see them around many places including in sanctuaries, temples, and in national parks.
This video is about elephants and the behavioral patterns that show similarities in how some would enjoy during a rainy day. This elephant is undoubtedly enjoying the wet while playing around with mud holes around the national park roads.