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#1 ErinB


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    Posted 23 March 2009 - 08:45 PM

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    In 1986, Peter Davies was on holiday in Kenya after graduating from Northwestern University . On a hike through the bush, he came across a young bull elephant standing with one leg raised in the air. The elephant seemed distressed, so Peter approached it very carefully. He got down on one knee, inspected the elephants foot, and found a large piece of wood deeply embedded in it. As carefully and as gently as he could, Peter worked the wood out with his knife, after which the elephant gingerly put down its foot.The elephant turned to face the man, and with a rather curious look on its face, stared at him for several tense moments. Peter stood frozen, thinking of nothing else but being trampled. Eventually the elephant trumpeted loudly, turned, and walked away. Peter never forgot that elephant or the events of that day.

    Twenty years later, Peter was walking through the Chicago Zoo with his teenaged son.As they approached the elephant enclosure, one of the creatures turned and walked over to near where Peter and his son Cameron were standing. The large bull elephant stared at Peter, lifted its front foot off the ground, and then put it down. The elephant did that several times then trumpeted loudly, all the while staring at the man.

    Remembering the encounter in 1986, Peter could not help wondering if this was the same elephant. Peter summoned up his courage, climbed over the railing, and made his way into the enclosure. He walked right up to the elephant and stared back in wonder.The elephant trumpeted again, wrapped its trunk around one of Peter legs and slammed him against the railing, killing him instantly.

    Probably wasn't the same elephant.

    This is for all of my friends who send me those heart-warming bullshit stories.

    #2 Erika J

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      Posted 23 March 2009 - 09:19 PM

      Ha ha ha, i got this in a email to but it is a good one :)

      #3 tdmitchell

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        Posted 23 March 2009 - 09:28 PM

        I was Really shocked when I got to the end! I guess I'm a sucker for Fairy Tale Endings!

        #4 YaelM


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          Posted 23 March 2009 - 09:33 PM

          I LOLed...does that make me a bad person?

          #5 ~Nicole~

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            Posted 24 March 2009 - 11:01 AM

            HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! I wasn't expecting that.... good one.
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            #6 IslamoradaBride

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              Posted 24 March 2009 - 11:05 AM

              Hee hee, liked this one!

              #7 Kat81

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                Posted 24 March 2009 - 11:20 AM

                LMAO Hilarious!!!

                #8 jennierin

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                  Posted 24 March 2009 - 12:12 PM

                  Hahahaha....too freaking funny! I too wasn't expecting that ending...good one!
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                  #9 ACDCDCAC

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                  Posted 24 March 2009 - 12:23 PM

                  erin! you jerk

                  i totally avoided this thread all morning because i didnt want "christian-the-lion-type-waterworks" while im at work.

                  finally i gave in, and you got me with this!

                  i think i might have peed a little

                  #10 Hartyt509

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                    Posted 24 March 2009 - 04:18 PM

                    I got this on email but it had a few choice words at the ending lmao

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