'Drunk' elephants caught at Kruger National Park

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Drunk Elephants Caught At National Park

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'Drunk' elephants caught at Kruger National Park
MORNING! Here's what happens when elephants have too much fruit... drunk! Graeme & Lorna x http://t.co/RPVsHg969l
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Elephants in South Africa got so drunk off of fermented fruit they can't even stand http://t.co/kCjTRYe4eY http://t.co/hKD7BF4RFl
Elephants walks past on a dirt road in the Kruger National Park in South Africa, Friday, June 1, 2007. Late-night talks among African states failed to break a stalemate on whether to ease a worldwide ban on ivory sales imposed 18 years ago to rescue shrinking elephant herds from poachers, officials said Wednesday June 13, 2007. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
File: In this photo taken Tuesday, July 19, 2011, elephant walk through the Kruger National Park feeding of trees. Climate change could mean an unthinkable loss of wild life in South Africa, which hosts talks on global warming that will bring government negotiators, scientists and lobbyists from around the world to the coastal city of Durban next week (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)
An elephant bull drinks water in a swamp at the Kruger National Park in South Africa, Friday, June 1, 2007. Late-night talks among African states failed to break a stalemate on whether to ease a worldwide ban on ivory sales imposed 18 years ago to rescue shrinking elephant herds from poachers, officials said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Schalk van Zuydam)
SKUKUZA, SOUTH AFRICA - FEBRUARY 06: A elephants are pictured in Kruger National Park on February 6, 2013 in Skukuza, South Africa. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Photo taken on February 6, 2013 shows two elephants in the Kruger National Park near Nelspruit, South Africa. AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO (Photo credit should read ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)
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A field guide at a National Park in South Africa, noticed a herd of elephants moving along a little ... strangely. The guide eventually realized they were *drunk.*

A few of the youngsters - being the crazy kids that they are - overindulged in some Marula Fruit, which has an intoxicating effect on large mammals.

But hey! Animals should be allowed to let loose every now and then ... as long as they do it safely.

This moose in Sweden, on the other hand, not so much. After feasting on a few too many fermenting apples on the ground, it decided it wanted more that were still in the tree above it.

Just a reminder: moose don't climb trees. But when you've got enough liquid courage in you, the unlikely becomes a lot more likely. So it climbed right up in it and of course got stuck.

Fortunately, a local rescue crew came and put it back on the ground where it just passed out.

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