Elephants in the Big Swimming Pool, Garden City, Kansas
Keepers from ther Lee Richardson Zoo in Garden City, Kansas take the elephants, Moki and Chana, for a swim in the World's Largest Free Municipal Cement Bottom Swimming Pool. The pool was just closed for the season and since the zoo does not have a pool for the Elephants this is their one bath of the year. Keepers in swimming with the elephants were Robin Neff and Nick McDaniel. Up on the bank were Jeff Bullock and Dave Wade. The Elephants are 10-year-old Africans and have been at the zoo for 8 years. The zoo gets some 210,000 visitors a year. On a previous day they had 3,000 people to see the elephants swimmin g.