Imagine being a dachshund. Yes, you read that right. Now imagine an elephant standing right in front of you. You’ve never seen it before. It’s nothing less than a dream come true come false. Or something like that.
Take a moment to think what your reaction would be like.
Will you be scared? Will you turn around and run with your tail between the legs? Will you faint right where you are? Will you piss?
Hold your thought there.
I think you’ll take the last option. You’ll most probably sniff all the four pillar-like legs of the glorious pachyderm before lifting one of yours to shower the chosen one!
Wondering why you’d do that?
Well, being a dog, you don’t jump to conclusions. You aren’t programmed that way. You depend heavily on your senses, especially your nose. Which makes you follow your nose — quite literally. And in this case, you’d be least bothered about getting crushed under those giant legs because you don’t know what they are capable of in the first place. To you, one of them is just another spot to leave behind a mark of permanence.