Tree-Nesting Elephant

Status: Probably photoshopped
image How did the elephant get up in the tree? I'm guessing photoshop since, as far as I know, elephants are not known to be tree climbers. I don't have any information about the source of this image, but it wouldn't surprise me if it came from a worth1000 contest, or something of that nature.

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Posted on Mon Apr 17, 2006

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Yep, worth1000, about June 27, 2005.
Posted by Steve Blunk  in  Abingdon, MD  on  Mon Apr 17, 2006  at  04:22 PM
Why, it's Horton! He's hatching an egg!

I wonder if Maizy will return this time?
Posted by MikeM  in  Sacramento, CA  on  Mon Apr 17, 2006  at  05:43 PM
yes, it's a worth1000 contest entry. it always amazes me how good the entries are and how easily they spread as hoaxes.
Posted by colin  on  Mon Apr 17, 2006  at  05:45 PM
wow, pretty good photoshop
Posted by eva  in  New York  on  Mon Apr 17, 2006  at  06:36 PM

is the original elephant. Who knows where the tree is from......
Posted by OriginalSim  on  Mon Apr 17, 2006  at  07:38 PM
The tree is from a seed, planted a long, long time ago...
Posted by Christopher in Joplin, Missouri  in  Joplin, Mo  on  Tue Apr 18, 2006  at  04:26 AM
Thanks Chris... not for the info, but the location. Since I'm in Kansas City, I can respond to smarty-pants comments in person, you know!!!!!

Okay, I admit, it was funny and it made my morning brighter...... sigh. ;o)
Posted by OriginalSim  on  Tue Apr 18, 2006  at  05:29 AM
Imagine that poo-ing on your head or car roof....
Posted by LaMa  in  Europe  on  Tue Apr 18, 2006  at  05:34 AM
No thank you LaMa, I'd rather not.
Posted by hcmomof4  on  Tue Apr 18, 2006  at  05:57 PM
Anyone seen Ice Age 3? Could this be a long-lost descendant of Ellie?
Posted by Chris  on  Wed Apr 19, 2006  at  11:33 PM
3 points to make.

1. Its Horton!

2.Elephants cant grip. How else could it get up there?None, its a photoshop!

3. That branch doesnt look like its strong enough t hold him.It's a photoshop
Posted by J  on  Tue Oct 03, 2006  at  10:11 AM
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