Queenie the water-skiing elephant, 58

June 8, 2011 by  
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Os-elephant1-575x476 Queenie, the world’s only water-skiing elephant and headliner of a DeLeon Springs, Florida¬†water park show in the late 1950s, died May 30 at the Georgia wildlife facility where she spent her final years. Queenie was 58. “I doubt very seriously that you’ll ever see another elephant water ski,” remarked a perceptive Liz Dane, who worked with the performing pachyderm. Wall St. Journal and Orlando Sentinel.

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