Elephant Parade

An elephant sculpture titled "California Surpher" created by Alan Nowell is seen during the Elephant Parade kickoff event on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Dana Point, Calif. Thirty life-size elephant sculptures made their first public debut in Southern California in an effort to bring awareness to the endangered Asian Elephant species. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

August 22, 2013 1:17 pm  •