friends of the asian elephant is world’s first elephant hospital, founded by soraida salwala (first and last photos) to treat these often neglected and mistreated beasts of burden. located in thaliand’s mae yao national reserve, the hospital has treated over 3,600 elephants since 1993, like seven year old mosha and fifty year old motala, who both lost part of a leg after stepping on a land mine while hauling logs. the hospital fitted them both with the world’s first prosthetics for an elephant. photos by epa, paula bronstein and fae
To those who say that whitewashing in Hollywood isn’t a thing:
- Irene from the movie Drive was Latina in the original novel, and her name was Irina. Carey Mulligan, a white woman, was cast in the part without an audition.
- The movie A Beautiful Mind is based on…