Took the grand kids to the circus 2004-2005? A show was done with the elephants doing tricks and one painting pictures. I was amazed at the talent and I also sensed a sadness from this elephant. After the show we were able to get up close, as I gazed in her eyes, saw the deep sadness and “Why”? She was miserable. Many will think or say I’m nuts as that is not so… On the way home my grand daughter said how sad the elephant was… Hum, That makes two that saw – sensed the same.. The animal kingdom understands us a lot more than we understand them. I’m old southern conservative raised off the land, love the land and nature.