Elephants Harassed for Being Long-Distance Swimmers. {Video}

Via on Jan 28, 2014

elephant swimming

In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim.

~ John Owen

Have you been for a two-mile swim lately? I know that I haven’t. And I love the ocean as much as the next person (or sea-dwelling creature), but who would have guessed that elephants can swim up to two miles out to sea?

This hilarious video about swimming elephants by comedian Ricky Gervais is sure to give you a laugh:

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If you’ve never seen an elephant ski, you’ve never been on acid.

~ Eddie Izzard

(I don’t expect to see this anytime soon, but you just never know.)

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About Laura Kutney

Laura Kutney  loves to laugh until her face and stomach hurt. If you opened her secret box, you would find books, words, art, photos and a world of feelings. She can ponder a word for a day, or write a story in an hour. She has a photographic memory but is also dyslexic. Yep, the two coexist inside of her like a little universal joke. Originally a chemical engineer, she is now a mother to three teen children and has been married to her true love for 19 years. Life is good and ever-changing. She counts on the second part of that last sentence sometimes hourly. She can be found here as a featured author for elephant journal, on her blog (Mosaic Commons) and on Facebook.

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