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**ALL ROUND PICTURES FROM SOLARPIX.COM**                                             **NO UK NEWSPAPER PUBLICATION**.**UK MAGAZINE & SUPPLEMENT PUBLICATION ONLY** AND NO PUBLICATION IN AUSTRALIA, BELGIUM, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY, SCANDINAVIA AND USA**                                                                                  Painting Pachyderm at ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, UK..ZSL Whipsnade Zoo's resident artist is busy putting the finishing touches to her latest masterpieces, ready to celebrate Elephant Appreciation Day this weekend..Karishma, a 13-year old female Asian elephant, has turned out to be quite the talented painter, and loves nothing more than using her trunk to wield a brush and create colourful designs on canvas. .Elephant keeper Elizabeth Becker says: "Karishma really enjoys painting, and it demonstrates just how dexterous elephant's trunks really are..Whilst her paintings may not be as detailed as a Da Vinci, we think the finished products are pretty amazing!".Karishma's handiwork (well, trunk-work!) will be on display at the Zoo for the duration of Elephant Appreciation Day. Hosted by ZSL Whipsnade Zoo to raise money for its worldwide elephant conservation projects, the celebrations will be held over Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 September.                                                                                     JOB REF:    14000    SFE       DATE:  20.09.11                                                          **MUST CREDIT SOLARPIX.COM OR DOUBLE FEE WILL BE CHARGED**                                                                      **MUST AGREE FEE BEFORE ONLINE USAGE**                               **CALL US ON: +34 952 811 768 or LOW RATE FROM UK 0844 617 7637**