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paul.fr

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are elephants really afraid of mice?
« on: 25/06/2007 17:09:36 »
are elephants really afraid of mice, like depicted in cartoons?


 

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are elephants really afraid of mice?
« Reply #1 on: 25/06/2007 17:41:24 »
I do not know, some might be. I cannot believe that the idea came from nowhere. Are there any zoo keepers present?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 25/06/2007 19:56:16 »
Perhaps it depends on the size of the mouse (and of the elephant). ;D
 

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are elephants really afraid of mice?
« Reply #4 on: 28/06/2007 20:58:00 »
So, where did the idea come from?
 

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« Reply #5 on: 28/06/2007 21:26:35 »
So, where did the idea come from?

Dumbo. As far as I'm aware the 1st reference to it was in that film.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 19/07/2007 14:23:09 »
As a firm believer in empirical study I showed a mouse to the next best thing I have (wifeys Ma...about the sime size !)...she instantly had a hissy fit and screamed like girlies do.

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« Reply #8 on: 19/07/2007 19:30:52 »
As a firm believer in empirical study I showed a mouse to the next best thing I have (wifeys Ma...about the sime size !)...she instantly had a hissy fit and screamed like girlies do.

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