It's no surprise that a dog loves playing catch — but an elephant?
Our charming pictures show Bubbles, a rescued
orphan elephant, picking up a ball with her trunk to tease Bella the
labrador, who can just about reach her pal’s knee.
She dives into a pool of water, but that
doesn’t deter the pooch, who tries to get her paws on the ball by
climbing onto Bubbles’ back.
‘They just love to romp around together,’ says Bhagavan Antle, director of the wildlife park in California where the two friends live.
Bubbles and her other animal friends are part
of a wild life conservation effort called The Rare Species Fund in
The trainer describes her as 'small and helpless for an elephant' on the
animal's Facebook page, after her parents were killed for their tusks
during a 20 year slaughter which ended with the ban on ivory import in