Monday, May 19, 2014

Fact of the Day: Swimming Elephant

Despite their appearance, elephants are wonderful swimmers. Some can swim as far as 30 miles without stopping. 

23 comments:

  1. Now that would be something to see.

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  2. Goodness, that sound clever for an elephant.

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  3. Wow, that is awesome! I had swim with an elephant
    when I was on holiday two years ago :-)

    xoxo
    www.its-dash.com

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  4. Wow, that is a long way, keep on swimming.

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  5. Damn I definitely did not know that. I knew they loves bathing in it and playing in it but I had no idea they could swim like that. Coolness.

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  6. they're such lovely animals!

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  7. I've helped wash elephants but it would be ever so cool to swim with one.

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  8. Never knew they could swim so far

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  9. They are huge and very heavy!! amazing! Kisses:)

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  10. Would be pretty weird if one day you're in a public swimming pool somewhere and all of a sudden an elephant jumps in the water

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  11. And here as a human I can't dog paddle more than 3 feet without sinking like a stone. Thanks for making me feel like garbage, elephants!

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  12. I love elephants, they're so adorable! I've only seen them abroad since they are allowed in Finland due to the climate. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki, Finland
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

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  13. Elephants have been fascinating to me. Never realized they could swim. I can't and never will.

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  14. I just LUV elephants..didn't know they could swim, tho. When we go to zoos, we spend all our time at the elephants and the monkeys....so fun

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  15. I never would have thought they were good swimmers. They are one of the most magnificent animals on the planet, I think!

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  16. I knew they liked water, didn't know they were good swimmers.

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  17. That's amazing! You'd think they'd sink since they're so heavy.

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  18. And they are beautiful, have kind hearts and wonderful memories, too!

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  19. I love elephants ! They are so cute <3

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