Yesterday I showed a photo of people waiting anxiously for something or someone to appear. Many of you had some humorous guesses and thanks for the laughs. Without further ado, here they are: the Borneo pygmy elephants. If you look behind the one in the middle you’ll see the baby. And you may notice that the adults are telling us to back away or else.
Travel Photo of the Day (June 12)–Answer to yesterday’s mystery
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Nice answer to yesterday’s puzzle, TBM 🙂 Are they really pygmy elephants or is it just their name? They don’t look small to me at all 🙂
They are smaller than African elephants but when standing near them it doesn’t feel that way.
I wouldn’t want to get in their way :-). Nice shot!
I’m with you, elephants always get the right of way.
Well worth waiting for, I’d say. 🙂
I agree 🙂
They’re giant pygmy’s! I love elephants – especially babies. When you said they were pygmys I let my imagination run riot and was picturing these miniature ones that were about the size of a pony! That would have been quite cool.
So, no aliens then!
I was expecting them to be smaller. And as for the aliens, you never know, they may have been watching as well.
Too beautiful. What wonderful creatures.
They really are and to watch them in the wild is mind-blowing. Or should I say, awesome 🙂
Elephants are my favorites – great pictures!
Baby elephants are so cute, they remind me of Dumbo. 🙂
I remember that ride at Disneyland. Not my favorite ride, but I remember it.
Cool! Those are worth waiting to see!
Thanks for commenting on my guest post on Tania’s blog. I’m so glad I’m visiting today for the cute elephants and not yesterday for the creepy crawlies 🙂
I wish you the best of luck! And I’m happy you like the elephants.
Awwww, elephants are right up there with monkeys for me, but they would do even more damage to my library than the monkeys I think LOL!! Do you have any pictures of the baby?? Baby elephants are sooo adorable ;).
For the most part the baby stayed out of sight. I’ll share more photos about the elephants and the story behind this sighting tomorrow.
WOW !! I want to ride on one 😀 the family looks so cute,
Not sure they would allow you 🙂
good to know, they should just be left alone 😀
Yep, we left pretty quickly to do just that.
I love this photo – there’s something so elegant about elephants. I absolutely can’t wait for the day when I see them in the wild like this. It must have been an incredible experience.:)
It really was and I hope you get to experience it.
I guessed humans. These are just as intelligence, but far more interesting.
I agree with you.
Wow… I would love to see this in real life…:)
I hope you do!
They are more or less the size of the Indian elephant aren’t they????
The origin of their name is a little confusing, since yes, they are about the same size. Maybe slightly smaller, but not small enough to warrant pygmy in my opinion.
No wonder everyone was charmed. How adorable – especially the baby.
I wish I got a better view of the baby, but I understand why I didn’t. And there is no way I was going to argue with momma!
Well TBM, I said transportation for yesterday’s photo and elephants can transport! 🙂
Thanks for posting the answer:-)
Yes they can. Of course the mom may disagree.
Don’t mess with a parent.. of any species!
Worth waiting for. 🙂
Yes and there’s a little story that goes with it that I’ll share on Monday.
WOW! I didn’t expect them… they are wonderful. Thank you, love, nia
I hope everything is okay in your country Nia. Stay safe.
Not ok yet… But we will see what will be… Thank you dear TBM, love, nia
Keep us informed, Nia. And please stay safe.
Pygmy elephants would have been my next guess. 🙂
I hope the people did back away. I hear elephants can run quickly when motivated.
There was a brief moment I was scanning trees to climb.