Sunday, January 18, 2009

I love elephants (and penguins, too!)

One of my wonderful blogging friends, Lilly, posted this incredible story about an unlikely friendship between an elephant and a dog:

(Elephants are such sensitive creatures. It breaks my heart that they are often victims of human cruelty:

On a lighter note, here is another fascinating story about two animals in love: And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson and Peter Parnell, with illustrations by Henry Cole.

Richardson, Justin, Peter Parnell, and Henry Cole. And Tango Makes Three. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2005.

Sadly, it is one of the most challenged books in America.