An elephant stands on its back legs to reach high leaves with its trunk in a forest at Mana Pools, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Zimbabwe. Photographer Morkel Erasmus captured this behaviour, which has made the Mana Pools elephants famous but has.
A blue merle patterned Pomeranian mix. Merle, which is a dominant gene, never cropped up in Poms until a breeder of blue merle Shelties had a litter out of a Pom mom that had several merles. Draw your own conclusions about where merle came from!