Why do we love these Asian Elephant Calf 12 oz. enamel mugs? Enamel mugs are just nostalgic. They look awesome and feel great. They're perfect for little hands because they're mega durable. If you're camping (in a park or your backyard) did you know enamelware can go right on the fire? We love these mugs and hope you do too. Start your own collection or share as a gift. White-rimmed, enamel coated stainless steel.
Original artwork © 2010 Samara E. King & TwoBee, LLC rendered in color pencil for the Smithsonian National Zoological Park.
Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) are well-known for their intelligence, close family ties and social complexity. A typical elephant family is led by the oldest female, the 'matriarch', and is comprised of a group of related females and their young. Elephants develop strong, intimate bonds between friends and family members. Female elephants look after each other’s calves and even older calves learn how to 'babysit' younger siblings or cousins. Elephant family groups are very close. While they can’t exactly hug each other, elephants wrap their trunks around younger relatives to reassure them, and twine their trunks together when greeting one another. Learn more about Asian elephants at: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/animals/exhibits/elephant-trails and https://elephantconservation.org/elephants/asian-elephants/
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