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It’s finally Friday! Here’s a video to get you through the last stretch of this long week. —BdM

Today in “awesome news that has nothing to do with politics.” Reblogging because it’s awesome and it’s the National Zoo so it’s somewhat related to National Journal.


“Recently the elephant keepers were giving another elephant a bath when they heard Shanthi practicing the harmonica in a nearby stall”
Yes…Shanthi is an elephant, and she’s awesome. Props to the Smithsonian’s National Zoo elephant keepers for making this happen!