Over the weekend we gave Luk Chai another new ball to roll about with. This time we chose a yellow fitness ball filled with air because he loves to squash things with his belly. Before we gave him the ball, one of the Keepers let some of the air out so it wouldn’t make a loud bang if he did manage to pop it. Today he was back at it, resting his tummy on the ball with his legs sprayed out and rolling about. Not surprisingly the ball couldn’t support 232 kilos of elephant and popped. It took Luk Chai by surprise and he looked at it for moment before standing up and heading back to his paddle pool in the barn. We went and grabbed him another one of his toys to play with – his blue shaggy ball.