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Zoo plays April Fool’s joke on media

Lucky, Karen and Nicole didn’t really swim and play in San Antonio River

Courtesy: San Antonio Zoo
Courtesy: San Antonio Zoo (San Antonio Zoo)

SAN ANTONIO – Elephants playing in the San Antonio River??

The San Antonio Zoo today sent a press release to media stations saying the zoo was taking their three elephants out for a swim, but it was just a prank.

They even attached photos to the press release that depicted the elephants in the river.

We admit we fell for it for a few minutes, until President & CEO of San Antonio Zoo Tim Morrow reached out and clarified, saying the zoo has a history of April Fool’s jokes.

This year many people and even companies like Google have said they’re not participating in April Fool’s jokes because of the current COVID-19 pandemic, but others have said it’s more important than ever to be able to laugh.

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