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Should you go for a walk through Ciutadella Park, you will come upon this friendly creature, grazing in the shade. No, it is not a tame elephant, it is a mammoth. Built there for the 1882 Universal Exhibition.

Lately, the mammoth was feeling a bit down. So, that’s me, always helpful, blowing it up again. He felt much better afterwards.

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11 responses

  1. Wonderful sunny day there! 🙂
    I remember with love in my heart this BIG friend!
    Cute!
    Léia

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    February 18, 2010 at 2:44 pm

  2. I thought you were giving him a 'mouth to trunk resuscitation' and somebody will call for a 'code animal' hahaha.

    Nice post.

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    February 17, 2010 at 9:08 pm

  3. …and at night, when no one's around he takes a dip in the lake!

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    February 17, 2010 at 4:11 pm

  4. It must be startling — and fun! — to glimpse the mammoth through the trees if you didn't know it was there.

    And I can't help but think: I hope you didn't get any snot on yourself. Eew! 😉

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    February 17, 2010 at 11:36 am

  5. “breath of life” – imagine he would have had his nose full of water 😉

    Please have a wonderful Wednesday you all.

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    February 17, 2010 at 2:27 am

  6. “Mammoth” post!

    Aloha, Friend

    Comfort Spiral

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    February 17, 2010 at 1:40 am

  7. I thought you might be giving him “mouth to trunk” rescuscitation.

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    February 17, 2010 at 1:14 am

  8. Sometimes I catch myself being whisked back in time to places and things I only see in pictures. Some are more scary than others but I wonder what life would have been like when these giants were the largest thing on the planet.

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    February 16, 2010 at 10:22 pm

  9. I'm sure he was glad you came along when you did!

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    February 16, 2010 at 8:18 pm

  10. VP

    No, no, in Tusk-any we don't have any-tusk!

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    February 16, 2010 at 8:14 pm

  11. Oh, for a moment I thought we were in 'tusk'any. ( :

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    February 16, 2010 at 6:19 pm

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