Now bathe an elephant and ride on it fashionable not far from the town of Galle.
Before you wash an elephant, it must feed, otherwise what's the point. On the day of six elephants eat pineapple truck topper. 30-40 pounds. From this the next day is roughly 10 - 15 kg of elephant dung. General elephant dung very useful thing. From it make paper, papyrus.
One of the few animals who recognize themselves in the mirror. And they have a ritual farewell to their dead bodies, complex and very touching. To ward off the elephant in the sink, it is necessary to climb. In principle, it is not necessary, but once assembled, which already. Climb on the elephant there are three ways.
The first is the easiest, they are rolled tourists. An elephant climb a wooden platform with the growth of the elephant. While piled up, the elephant quietly standing next
The second way - across the board. Elephant falls to the ground, and you're on his leg to climb on the neck, close to the gentle and reliable ears. This is also a snap. But the real slonovody climb on an elephant standing. So the elephant easier. He's just a stepping stone hump trunk, and you climb up through the forehead. The first time it's funny to everyone, including the elephant.
Skin is very nice, and the bristles are stiff, but elastic and does not pricked. Ears are hefty, because it's cooler - or a beast of this size in this climate immediately overheat. Between them and the skull is so thin delicate skin that keep your feet there is some kind of kinesthetic happiness. Top ears - dense thick cartilage, ideal handrails if suddenly that there gallop or earthquake. When the elephant wades through the bushes, the ears are covered with legs from scratching. And it is also brilliant. All four elephant knees bent to one side, so run and jump, he can not. But can move almost silently.