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Could elephants eat French Fries?

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by ZooNew2004, 28 Oct 2023.

  1. ZooNew2004

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    I mean, it's mainly just salt and potatoes both of which are things they can eat and like to eat.
     
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    tigris115 Well-Known Member 10+ year member

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    1. They can but given how they're deep fried, it's very not good for them

    2. Why the hell are you asking this? Are you drunk?
     
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    Oven baked maybe???? Don't really see the point of this thread at all.
     
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    I understand this is among the smallest problems of this thread, but why is this in the "Wildlife and Nature Conservation" subforum?
     
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    It should be in ZooCafe.
     
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    I’m gonna side with everyone here, this post has no point, isn’t in the wrong subforum, and absolutely amoung the most pointless and stupid threads
     
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    I think @tigris115 just about summed it up in their second point.
     
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    Elephants can eat French fries, but visitors shouldn't give French fries to elephants.
     
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    I also think this is an extremely pointless and absurd thread if I could speak plainly about it. I don't think it should be anywhere in the forum at all!

    Can elephants eat french fries? What kind of stupid thread is that? Come on man!
     
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    My favourite reply is still the second one. It neatly sums up helpful and calling out lunacy all at the same time.

    I assume the OP only had the elephant with them in the drive through for a short amount of time so now the question which might have seemed relevant to them at the time is not only stupid but just too late. My advice however would have been to get the little bag of fruit.
     
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    pachyderm pro Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    Technically an elephant can eat anything, it'll just have to deal the consequences after the fact. Just like how users on this site can start threads about anything, but that doesn't mean it'll provide value. :p
     
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    Exactly the point already made. But if it was anywhere on the site, it would be ZooCafe.
     
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    This question is very simple. Yes, they CAN eat French fries, but I really really really do not think it is anywhere close to a good idea, since it might not be good for their health. Yes, maybe having one French fry that accident gets dropped in the enclosure probably won't harm them, but they shouldn't eat a few hundred of them at once. Also, what is the point in posting this in the "Wildlife & Nature Conservation" sub-forum? This belongs in the "Zoo Cafe" sub-forum instead. This feels kind of like a dumb question to ask anyway.
     
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    If everyone would stop replying to this, it would go back to being forgotten about.
     
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    Can giraffes eat potato smiles?
     
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    Not sure but I hear that they're a fan of hash browns...
     
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    Thanks for speaking up and asking the question that we were all thinking about.
     
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    That pic makes me really hungry for fries!!!
     
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