Baby Elephant Plays Soccer, World Collectively Smiles

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Unless you're the Miami Zombie, this video of a baby elephant playing soccer (or "football" as some call it) at a London zoo is guaranteed to make you smile.

A young Asian elephant named Donna recently showed off her dexterity with the ball and trunk-eye coordination at England's ZSL Whipsnade Zoo.

Not bad, especially for a two-year-old. She's got a bright future!

Baby elephants are "very similar to children," says Lee Sambrook, Whipsnade's assistant curator of elephants. "They like to play and run around and roughhouse."

"It gives us a great opportunity to just increase our bond with them, really."

No word if Donna has been offered a spot on England's 2012 Olympic squad.

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