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my little elephant

On the R4 show Genius a member of the audience had the troooly genius idea of genetically engineering very small elephants so that people could have them as pets. Tiny herds of these splendid creatures could then march elegantly across the plains of our sitting room carpets, grazing on very small plants along the way. Marvellous.

I haven't told the cats yet, but if anybody does manage to breed very small elephants I should be the first in the queue...


Brian Sibley said…
You will, of course, need to employ specially-bred miniature elephant-herders to stop them from going under the piano or getting stuck in mouse-holes... Otherwise, an utterly wonderful idea!

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