Speaking with Elle magazine (Russia), Robert Pattinson mentioned Water for Elephants. Here is the translated excerpt:
They say you agreed to participate in the movie “Water for Elephants” only after meeting your partner – Tai the elephant. How did she win you?
Rob: Her trainer asked me “Do you want to see what tricks she can do?” It turns out that Tai can do a parody of a horse and even a chicken! When the trainer asked her to show a horse, she did this “Frrr!” sound. How can you get an elephant to do this? She knows how to play ball and even can make a stand at the forelegs. And I thought, “This is an amazing animal! I was very lucky that I was invited to be in a movie with her!”
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Or if you can read Russian…