Category: Elephants

The high-rise’s mahout

20 April, 2011 (17:35) | Apartments, Cities, Condominiums, Elephants, High-rise, Mahouts, Maintenance, Management, New York City, Superintendent |

By: David A. Smith   Elephants, particularly Indian elephants, are long-lived, apparently indestructible, highly intelligent, faithful, and often affectionate.    Let’s pressure-wash your exterior   Yet they are not nimble, fast, or well suited to precise activities, so they benefit from mahouts, human handlers who provide them what they need, and who in turn benefit […]