A cute little foal’s first steps are the best gift for a joyful spring at the farm.

If your mare is expecting a foal, you are sure to be very excited and perhaps a bit worried about how to care for the new arrival. The good news is that if you have a healthy mare and a clean, spacious environment you won’t have to do much of anything. Your mare should be […]

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So heartwarming: this mare takes care of this adorable orphaned foal

We all understand that nature can be a mean beast, and sometimes a foal is left without a mother. Since a foal normally stays with the dam until about six months of age, any foal that loses its mother younger than that is considered “orphaned”. And we know that an orphan foal still needs another […]

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Brave mother elephant saves her calf from being eaten by lionesses in Zimbabwe

This is the incredible moment a brave mother elephant c.h.a.r.g.e.d at two lionesses in order to save her baby from being e.a.t.e.n in Zimbabwe. Photographer Kevin Dooley, who captured the scenes at Mana Pools National Park last month, said the lionesses were hunting a warthog when a baby elephant that had wandered away from its […]

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A mani-pedi… Elephant style! Tusks and toes get scrubbed at Indian sanctuary for jumbo clients

After 11 months of hard work, a new video shows a group of weary elephants getting a well-deserved pampering. The clip sees workers at the Punnathur Kotta Elephant Sanctuary in Kerala, India, scrubbing the animals’ tusks, toes and thick skin clean as they lie on their sides in a shallow pool. Following their restorative therapy […]

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