Wednesday, October 11, 2006

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Global warming on the Rio Grande?

Last week it was a crocodile (a comedian said you can expect Mexican leather dealers on the streets of Laredo any day now) .. now it's: Elephants storm the Rio Grande By Sara Inés Calderón The Brownsville Herald Three elephants were reportedly splashing in the Rio Grande today near Boca Chica beach, prompting reports that someone was crossing into the United States from Mexico on an elephant. The elephants were part of a photo shoot, according to James Plunkett who was tending to the elephants. On their way back to Brownsville from the shoot, the trainers and the elephants were detained at the U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on Highway 4. The elephants were transported to the U.S. Department of Agriculture office on FM 511 where the animals were quarantined, officials said.


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