The eye of an elephant sculpture titled "Brittany" by Loree Rodkin is decorated with feathers 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)

Jae C. Hong