Pink Elephant

When we ‘see a pink elephant’  it is usually some kind of illusion or hallucination often caused by drinking too much.

This pink elephant is no illusion
This pink elephant is no illusion

However, although they are very rare, they do exist. The pink elephant in the picture lives in the jungle and wetlands of Botswana, and is thought to be an albino.

Apparently pink elephants often die at a young age because lack of skin pigment does not give enough protection against the sun’s rays. But observers of this particular pink elephant believe that it has adapted its behaviour to endure the fierce sunshine and its chances of survival are very good.

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