Something About This Baby Elephant Playing Water Polo Is Kind Of Amazing (Video)

Something About This Baby Elephant Playing Water Polo Is Kind Of Amazing (Video)

Connor Toole

This is Beco the elephant. Beco lives at the Columbus Zoo and spends his free time playing water polo — or at least that’s what I was told.

I’m a little bitter. I was promised an elephant playing water polo. What I got was an elephant in a few feet of water kicking a soccer ball. This could be a miscommunication, but I’m more concerned that Beco is trying to pursue a career in a sport that he doesn’t actually know how to play.

If he wants to be a successful water polo player, there are a few necessary steps he will have to take.

First, he needs to figure out how to pick up the ball. That’s a major part of the game, and the lack of hands will make this part fairly difficult.

Secondly, he’s going to need a regulation size swimming pool instead of that sorry excuse for a puddle he’s currently training in.

Finally, Beco will have to find a water polo organization that allows elephants to play. That might be the hardest part.

H/T: Huffington Post

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