Zoo Sells Elephant’s “Trunk Art” on eBay

Zoo Sells Elephant’s “Trunk Art” on eBay

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elephant-paintingA large painting by a 14-year-old Asian elephant has sold on eBay for £360.

A buyer from Northamptonshire purchased the “abstract style” picture, which took about 20 minutes to create, and was sold to raise money for conservation projects.

Karishma started painting at the Bedfordshire zoo in England 2011.

The picture, right, was painted by one of the elephants in Thailand earning money for their keepers by painting every day for tourists. Watch the video below to see how they do it. In the final moments of the video, you can see the variety of pictures done by different elephants.)

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