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Motola The Elephant Gets An Extra False Leg

elephant-leg1MOTOLA, a 48-year-old Thai elephant who stepped on a landmine 10 years ago, has been fitted for his false foot at an elephant hospital in Thailand.

Old Mr Anorak is a selfless bounty hunter and has generously handed over his summer umbrella stand for the good of elephant kind, and sheer novelty value. Now, when Motola sneezes, a First James Smith shooting stick fires from his nostrils.

Said an official with an advocacy group:

“I do hope she will accept the new leg. It would be wonderful to see Motola and Baby Mosha walking together side-by-side.”

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Posted: 16th, August 2009 | In: Strange But True | Comment