Weird & Wonderful

The Wild, Wild lives of the Wildlife!

Out there, things can be so crazy that it would be hard to believe the strange and tough lives of some animals. This being the month to celebrate World Wildlife Day, it would do justice to walk across the crazy paths to peek into the strange lives of a few of them.

Just a brother to rub off those edges

Did you know that young elephants can be quite rough and rowdy? Park rangers in Africa didn’t think much of it until the young elephants started picking up fights with rhinos and seriously injuring them. Obviously it’s all the power that went to their heads. And are they even going to listen to humans trying to talk sense into them without trying to throw them into the bushes? So, the unruly youngsters were paired with older elephants who acted as ‘big brothers’ to keep them from doing uncool things and learn a thing or two about grace.

Cover of the March 2023 issue of The Teenager Today featuring cricketer Shafali Varma and the U-19 Indian cricket team

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Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.

Rama Ramesh

Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.