The Devastating Remembering of Elephants: An Earth Day Lament

Elephants are known not only for their ability to remember, but also for their capacity to live communally and their collective mourning rituals. As humans have visited our greed
upon the earth through violence on these creatures, we are finding that they also experience what looks like post-traumatic stress disorder. This is a lament for the earth, the elephants, and ourselves on this Earth Day.