Khao Kiew Open Zoo in the eastern Thai province of Chon Buri opened its first “Swimming Elephant Show” today (Feb 8, 2021).
An 18-year-old elephant will display its swimming skills and walk on its two hind legs in the pool that is four metres high and 30 metres wide, according to the Thai-language daily Khao Sod.
Tourists can see the elephant in motion through a wide water-resistant mirror.
There will also be a parade of 40 penguins. Tourists can see giraffes, zebras, a white rhino and hippos up close every day.
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