Elephant spotted on beach in Pinellas County, Florida

NORTH REDINGTON BEACH, Fla. - A swimming trunk of a different kind surprised folks Saturday when it appeared this weekend at a Florida beach.

The ocean is full of creatures, but this sight took some people at a beach in Pinellas County by surprise -- an elephant taking a dip in the ocean!

Local news station Bay News 9 reports the elephant was part of a beach birthday party being held on North Redington Beach. 

In February, a woman asked the city commission if she could have a trained elephant make an appearance at her 60th birthday party.

Commissioners approved the request.

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