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Right in the middle of yesterday’s rainstorm, the herd headed for the moat. It’s not uncommon for them to take a dip on rainy days as their moat is actually quite warm.
It is often said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks however at Taronga Western Plains Zoo, Cuddles the African Elephant who is 39 years old, is proving this theory wrong having learnt how to kick and pass a football.
As the temperature in Dubbo hovers above 35 degrees everyday this week the African Elephants decided to take full advantage of the hot weather by going for a swim in their pool.