Thursday, November 10, 2011

Yati Mala--Royal White Elephant Garden Rangoon Burma

There are specific criteria that have to be followed for an elephant to be "approved" as a royal white elephant. These were split into seven distinct features only present in the genuine pachyderm:

* skin - must be light grey,light brown, pinkish or a pale skin(unlike the normal dark grey).

* eyes - the color around the center of the eyes should be pinkish or white.

* palate - pink or white upper palate, without ridges.

* ears - pink or white ears with hairs evenly distributed behind.

* toenails - pink or white toenails.

* genitals - pink or white genitals.

* tail - the hair on its tail must be long, ideally with more than two hair strands per follicle.

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