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Flying Serpent
10th Sep 2011, 14:05
Brilliant....great headline and great picture

tears of laughter streaming down my face..

BBC News - Drunk Swedish elk found in apple tree near Gothenburg (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-14842999)

:O

Slasher
10th Sep 2011, 14:28
I read the thread header and thought it was about a UK pub!

"I'm off luv t' have a few down at the Drunken Elk with Drapes."

Has a nice ring to it.

tony draper
10th Sep 2011, 14:37
Pubs more likely to be called The Fuddled Cuddy round these parts Mr Slasher,yer Elks is thin on the ground round here.
:rolleyes:

pineridge
10th Sep 2011, 15:39
Do we have a "common mistake" page? The BBC`s article confuses the Elk with the Elg. Quite simply, the Scandinavian Elg is the North American Moose (albeit a little smaller); the Scandinavian Hjort is the North American Elk (albeit a little smaller). The poor girl in the apple tree is an Elg/Moose. Do not try to prove me wrong with Wikpedia, because I checked and they have it wrong too.

DX Wombat
10th Sep 2011, 16:06
God Morgen :E
http://wwwdelivery.superstock.com/WI/223/1848/PreviewComp/SuperStock_1848-494991.jpg