njwight: An elephants skin is rough, covered in deep ridges and hair that ranges from short, tiny bristles to thicker, wiry strands. Their trunks are especially rough. But behind the ears, oh my. I have had the blessings of scratching and rubbing them there and it is as soft and warm as anything I have touched. It is part of the elephant magic I have come to know. reblogged katherinewillis, njwight.