Jungle Cruise Elephant Flies Over Disneyland

Now there's something you don't see every day.

It's a bird... it's a plane... it's an elephant?!?

In what looked like a Disney story come to life, an animatronic elephant from the Jungle Cruise ride was carried by helicopter over Disneyland on Wednesday.

"The elephant had a neck issue, so we had to remove it back in January to repair the neck," Disneyland planner Veronica Wyant told the Orange Country Register.

The elephant quickly became a sensation on social media, where its unusual journey home was captured from multiple angles:

Along with the flying elephant, the chopper also delivered an artificial tree with an animatronic python to the Jungle Cruise.

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