They say that an elephant never forgets. They also say that there is evidence to suggest that elephants are rather intelligent and capable of feeling emotions. After seeing this particular Asian elephant in action, it’s hard not to believe in such assertions.

This is the adorable Faa Mai at the Elephant Nature Park in northern Thailand being overcome with joy and excitement at getting to play with a massive blue ribbon. All the spinning and flinging gets to be a bit much for the poor creature which needs to take a break once in a while. nevertheless, it’s thoroughly heartwarming to watch.