Adorable video of a baby elephant urging his caretaker to play goes viral
This adorable video of a baby elephant nudging its caretaker to play has caught attention on the internet. Khunseuk Danz works as a caretaker at Mae-Sa Elephant Camp, in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
While he was painting the fence, the baby elephant nudged him with its trunk from behind, forcing Khunseuk to play with him. After repeated attempts, Khunseuk continued his work. But, the elephant tried to climb on the little fence and grabbed Khunseuk’s attention to play. This has melted the heart of netizens and has been going viral.
Japanese monks take to internet to show how ‘freeing’ a kimono can be
Japanese monks have taken to social media by storm. They show how flexible they are while wearing robes or kimonos, their traditional attire. Many Buddhist monks flaunting their various skills online by the hashtag “I can do this in monks’ robes”. The videos are response to a monk being fined by the police for driving while wearing a kimono. The police fined the monk because the robe “could affect safe driving”, reported the Yomiuri Shimbun. He was fined 6,000 Japanese yen for the ‘hazardous’ garment. Some of them show skipping and skating while others flaunt their martial art skills.
Turkish police officer risks life to save puppy in frozen lake, later adopts it
A Turkish police officer, Burak Okten, whose video of swimming in ice-cold waters of a lake in Van has gone viral on Twitter. Burak swam in the frozen water to save a puppy that was stranded in the lake. In the video, Burak is seen breaking the ice with arms to rescue the stray puppy. According to Ensonhaber.com, authorities were called to a lake in the eastern Turkish province of Van after locals spotted a small dog floating on a piece of ice on Lake Van. “It was the final moments, I barely made it,” Okten added. After bringing the animal to the shore, it was given immediate treatment and rushed to a clinic. Later, he adopted the puppy and named ‘Buz’, which means ice in Turkish, according to a news report.