"When a mother elephant loses her baby, the other elephants stand in a circle around her and allow her all the time she needs to grieve and mourn. They don't hurry her along, or push her to abandon the body. They gently touch her with their trunks, a silent show of unwavering support."
Reason behind my want for an elephant tattoo: elephants remember everything they see and feel. This is a very important tool for their survival. Elephants hold a store of social knowledge that their families can scarcely do without. elephant mental life is the way they show concern for their sick and even seem to mourn their dead