While we are grateful for the many amazing rescue groups who are dedicated to rehabilitating and raising these orphaned little ones, this photo serves as a powerful reminder that none of that is the way it is supposed to be.
"Real life Dumbo" - more like photoshopped Dumbo. The ears have been enlarged and twisted around (you can see how they really attach on the big elephants), and it's been lifted off the ground. In real life, elephants can't jump (and certainly not fly).
Ruby is a baby elephant that replaces Stella at the mall. Ivan makes a promise to Stella to look out for Ruby. Ivan quickly begins to realize the life that Ruby has been thrown into. He begins using his art as a way to help save her.