Runaway Elephant Goes Swimming, Shopping
Footloose pachyderm tours downtown Zurich
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 7, 2010 2:30 PM CDT

(Newser) – An escaped elephant went on a tour of downtown Zurich yesterday evening, spending an hour on the loose before police apprehended her. Sabu, a 26-year-old female from the Swiss national circus, cooled off in Lake Zurich before roaming the streets of the business district and doing a little window-shopping on the Bahnhofstrasse, Bloomberg reports.See video of the escapade in the gallery above or by clicking here.