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Please pass along, re: H2O & Elephants
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Subject: Please pass along, re: H2O & Elephants
Author: email@example.com (Loren Coleman) at smtp
Date: 9/04/1996 1328
These folks just don't know what they are talking about re: elephants and
swimming. Elephants love to swim, love water, and most zoologists know
this very well. Even elementary sites on the Internet have such statements
Despite their great weight, which in African elephants reaches 15,400
pounds, and in Indian elephants reaches 11,000 pounds, elephants walk
almost noiselessly and gracefully. Elephants normally walk about 4 mph, and
can charge at up to 25 mph. They cannot gallop or jump over ditches, but
they like rivers and lakes, where the water supports them and enables them
to swim for long distances without getting tired.
"Elephant," Microsoft (R) Encarta. Copyright (c) 1994 Microsoft
Corporation. Copyright (c) 1994 Funk & Wagnall's Corporation.
Get a grip folks.