Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.

You'll Never Guess Who This Woman's Godmother Was

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was born into a royal West African dynasty. Orphaned at a very young age, she later became Queen Victoria’s goddaughter and a celebrity for her extraordinary intelligence.

Elephant! Elephant! elephant

A Police Officer Never Forgets

Omg my favorite animal is an elephant . A baby elephant is even cuter. I want so badly .

Take the greatest walk of your life. #epic

Great Safaris - South Africa (Cape Town, South Africa) There is vast land for animals to roam in South Africa, there is a large amount of large land creatures that reside here

Africa | Elephants in Masai Mara, Kenya | ©Jason Brown

elephant daycare mom watching baby elephant calf and friends , Such an amazing, intelligent, caring, social creature. Please don't visit the circus or buy ivory. These animals deserve so much better

Orphaned due to rampant poaching across Africa for their ivory, these baby elephants were rescued by the organization DSWT in Nairobi, Kenya.

Orphaned due to rampant poaching across Africa for their ivory, these baby Elephants were rescued by the wonderful organization DSWT in Nairobi, Kenya. You can help these elephants by becoming a foster parent. or on FB

Africa | Veiled Tuareg girl with jewels in Ghadames, Libya | © Eric Lafforgue

Veiled Tuareg girl with jewels in Ghadames, Libya~Africa~ © Eric Lafforgue

Quick Stepp | The World’s Top 10 Most Ridiculously Adorable Baby Elephants

The World’s Top 10 Most Ridiculously Adorable Baby Elephants

Tiger love Circus elephant on star shaped trinket box Baby! Elephant baby elephant Everyone has a comfort stuffed animal .

Beautiful

101 Cute and Fluffy Animals for Today

If I could just reach a bit further.Balancing act, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe. Photograph by Marlon du Toit.

Chimpanzees are great apes that are closely related to humans. These intelligent primates live in a variety of environments in western and central Africa. Because of the rapid deforestation of their habitats, chimpanzees are an endangered species.

Chimpanzees live in a wide variety of habitats, including tropical rain forests (in the forest edges and clearings), woodlands, swamp forests, and grasslands in western Africa.

Strange face. I hate to say this but part of me is terrified the blue cloth will fall away and something of a gaping, tooth-filled, alien mouth will be there, drooling and ready to bite. :|

Part of profit for needy in Ghana Strange face. I hate to say this but part of me is terrified the blue cloth will fall away and something of a gaping, tooth-filled, alien mouth will be there, drooling and ready to bite.

Tuskegee Airmen African-American Black Pilots of the WWII 332nd Fighter Group with  P-40 Warhawk. They became best know for their Bomber escourt operations for the 15th Air Force and "Never Lost a Bomber to Enemy Action"!

1940s WWII Tuskegee Airmen ~ African American Pilots Photo

The Tuskegee Airmen were African-American pilots serving as air escorts to protect heavy bomber aircraft during WWII. They were the first African-American military aviators in the US armed forces.

NYANSAPO  "wisdom knot"  symbol of wisdom, ingenuity, intelligence and patience    An especially revered symbol of the Akan, this symbol conveys the idea that "a wise person has the capacity to choose the best means to attain a goal. Being wise implies broad knowledge, learning and experience, and the ability to apply such faculties to practical ends."

New tat idea.white ink on the wrist NYANSAPO "wisdom knot" symbol of wisdom, ingenuity, intelligence and patience.

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