CHITWAN, Nepal, Dec. 24 (UPI) --
Organizers of a Nepalese elephant festival said the ninth annual event will involve 24 racing pachyderms and eight elephants playing soccer.
Organizers of the Chitwan Elephant Festival said the three-day event will include a race between 24 elephants, a soccer game featuring eight of the animals and five elephants participating in a beauty contest, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Monday.
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