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Elephants play soccer, race during festival in Nepal

BY VICTORIA CAVALIERE (NY Daily News): Elephants were honored in Nepal this week during a yearly festival in which the massive animals partake in events like a foot race and soccer match.

Now in its ninth year, the International Elephant Festival has become increasingly popular with locals and tourists, the Telegraph reports.
The event started Wednesday and ended Friday in Nepal’s Chitwan region.

Published Date: Saturday, December 29th, 2012 | 03:16 PM

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