Monday, April 23, 2007

More from Black Beauty Ranch

Here are a few more pics from my trip to Black Beauty Ranch on Earth Day.
This guy's right horn points downward. It saved him from a canned hunt venue. Hunters pay to shoot animals in enclosures for trophies they can then hang on their home or office walls. Because he has only one visible horn, he wasn't deemed worthy and will live out his days at Black Beauty.


Above is Babe, the only elephant at Black Beauty Ranch. Omar, a camel has become her closest friend. Elephants are herd animals and thus need companionship. Black Beauty hopes to expand the elephant area and take in another elephant when funds are available.

One of these ponies is blind. The other has become his companion and guide without prompting or training.

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3 comments:

Charles Gramlich said...

great story about the one pony helping the other blind one.

Kate S said...

These are just heartbreaking and beautiful, Sid.

etain_lavena said...

Animals are absolutely wonderful......it is sad, my uncle is a hunter...I hate it!!!!!....
Have a good day sid:)

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