Skip to comments.Pink elephant is caught on camera
Posted on 03/20/2009 5:47:21 AM PDT by SolidWood
A pink baby elephant has been caught on camera in Botswana.
A wildlife cameraman took pictures of the calf when he spotted it among a herd of about 80 elephants in the Okavango Delta.
Experts believe it is probably an albino, which is an extremely rare phenomenon in African elephants.
They are unsure of its chances of long-term survival - the blazing African sunlight may cause blindness and skin problems for the calf.
Mike Holding, who spotted the baby while filming for a BBC wildlife programme, said: "We only saw it for a couple of minutes as the herd crossed the river.
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Dang...he comes to your house too???
What a bad trip. I dreamed we elected a socialist to the whitehouse and he talked down the economy until there was nothing left.
“Mike Holding, who spotted the baby while filming for a BBC wildlife programme, said: “We only saw it for a couple of minutes as the herd crossed the river”
IF this is so rare, how come the cameraman didn’t follow the herd and get more pictures?
ah this will make a most excellent present...
Pink elephants,pink dolphins,Oh my !
Looks like a sunburned albino to me. Poor little guy.....
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