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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The painter, the painting

As we share videos this is a must-see, never to be forgotten one.
An elephant paints. Imagine an elephant holding a paintbrush and making a few wild abstract swishes across a canvas. No big whoop. Yeah, yeah, yeah; we've seen it all before. But this elephant actually paints something recognizable and demonstrates fine motor skills with precision that (given the size of the animal) are phenomenal. This several-minute video is simultaneously humbling and awe-inspiring:
Note to the skeptic or cynic: The person who shot the video attests that it has not been PhotoShopped.

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