Elephant Playing Basketball (VIDEO)

03/31/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Who would have thought that elephants could be so versatile?

According to Henrietta Walsh of the Telegraph, elephants at the Island Safari Center in Thailand are learning how to play basketball. Although it takes two to three months of training before they can shoot a basket, their carers believe that playing basketball is good for the elephants' overall health.

Check out this short awesome clip of an elephant shooting a basket with its trunk!