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.

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
<i>LONG JUMPER:</i> A rabbit leaps over an obstacle during a jumping competition at the Kaninhop championships in Jena, Germany.<br>
LONG JUMPER: A rabbit leaps over an obstacle during a jumping competition at the Kaninhop championships in Jena, Germany.
Photograph by Martin Schutt, dpa, picture-alliance, Newscom