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Old 05-08-2008, 06:14 PM
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Baby Elephant eats Christmas Trees

January 4, 2007—Holiday leftovers aren't just for humans. Elephant calf Thabo-Umasai at Germany's Zoo Dresden joined camels, deer, and sheep in a traditional new-year feast of Christmas trees yesterday.

"Elephants around the country will enjoy a delicious lunch today consisting of about five Christmas trees each," Ragnar Kuehne of Zoo Berlin told the Reuters news service on January 3 (Germany map).
Unlike the pie, pudding, and honeyed ham that may be haunting your fridge, though, pine trees' unique oils may actually help some animals' digestion, Kuehne said. People too might benefit from a little bark—but not necessarily in their bites. Some doctors are touting supplements with a pine bark extract called Pycnogenol. Supporters claim the antioxidant compound can reduce asthma attacks, thin blood, improve circulation, lower blood pressure, and relieve symptoms of diabetes.
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Speaking of baby elephants....

One of the mischievious things we used to do when we were kids was get our hands on our mother's food shopping list. Many times she would be in the store and go to the next item on her list, only to find baby elephant food written on the list.
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AWWWW I adore those creatures They melt my heart
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yeah...they are the cutest...I love them....and they seem so nice.....

there was a scandal a week or two weeks ago in Germany...one of the workers of the zoo kicked the baby elephant really hard....it made me soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo mad....I guess he was fired
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yeah...they are the cutest...I love them....and they seem so nice.....

there was a scandal a week or two weeks ago in Germany...one of the workers of the zoo kicked the baby elephant really hard....it made me soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo mad....I guess he was fired

What a horrible thing to do....I hope he was fired!!!


I'm glad animals can benefit from Christmas too!!!
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I hate hearing about stuff like that Someone needs to do more then fire that man!
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