Extraordinary elephants create beautiful paintings using their trunks, feet and special brushes
Seven artistic elephants live in Maesa Elephant Camp, Chiang Mai, Thailand
They have been taught to hold special brushes in their trunks
The animals can also spray with their trunks like a paint aerosol can
They are instructed as they work by guides who rub their large ear . Works are sold at auction to support the sanctuary – fetching up to £1,300
It’s well-known that elephants are intelligent and graceful creatures – but these animals have taken that reputation a step further by becoming professional painters.
The group of seven Asian elephants hold specially-designed brushed in their trunks, which they use to create beautiful floral scenes.
And the clever mammals, who live in Thailand have even developed a skill that humans can’t match –