Wacky Weekend: Animal Athletes

Cycling, skateboarding, bodysurfing ... these sporty critters can do it all! Check out the pigs, elephant, and other surprising animal athletes in the photo gallery below.

Photograph by S. Meyers, picture alliance, blickwinkel/S, Newscom
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HARE-RAISING FIGHT: Male European hares square off in boxing matches to fight for the attention of females.
Photograph by S. Meyers, picture alliance, blickwinkel/S, Newscom
Chris P. Bacon's Wheels Chris P. Bacon the pig doesn't have use of his hind legs--so the critter gets around on sets of wheels. Check out a video of the unstoppable animal with his pig-mobiles.